French Hen 12 Days of Christmas Ornament

Whether or not you made the 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar I shared last week, you might be interested in these fun 12 days of Christmas ornaments. I have been making one each day to share, and today it is the French Hen! Of course, you can make three French Hens to go along with th 12 Days of Christmas song if you like.

I’ve joined my friends Angie from The Country Chic Cottage, Jen from 100 Directions, and Jessica from Mad in Crafts in putting together a week of Cricut Crafts to get you ready for the Holidays. Every day we’ll be sharing more Holiday Cricut Crafts on our sites. And we’ve invited some of our craftiest friends on the internet to join in! So be sure to scroll all the way down to check out what they’re up to! With all these ideas, you’ll be ready for the holidays in no time!!

Twelve Days of Christmas Three French Hens Ornament

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This 12 Days of Christmas French Hen ornament is super simple to make! All you need is:

Your Cricut (Explore series or Maker both work here)
Gold Iron-on
Iron or Heat Press
Baker’s Twine


Start by using this file in Cricut Design Space to cut out your ornament pieces. If you like, you can duplicate the hen to make three instead of just one.

Weed the gold iron on to take out the pieces you don’t want or need.

weed vinyl


cut pieces

Fuse the iron on to the felt, making sure to line up the small hole so that you can add the baker’s twine to hang the ornament.

add twine to french hen

That’s it! You can make three if you like to have 3 French Hens to go along with the 12 Days of Christmas song!

finished french hen ornament

And check out all these other awesome Holiday projects you can make with your Cricut!




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