Partridge in a Pear Tree Ornament

“On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me….A Partridge in a Pear Tree”. I think we can all agree that we love the classic Christmas tune, The Twelve Days of Christmas and this felt, Partridge in a Pear Tree Ornament is a fun way to bring the song to your tree décor.

As some long-time fans of Kunin Felt know, I create felt ornaments for my daughter, nieces, and nephew every year and this is the latest edition. (Check-out the Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornaments I made for them a few years ago.)

I stitched my ornaments (because you know I love to hand stitch!) but they will look just fine if you choose to glue them together instead.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Completion Time: 2-3 Hours

YOU WILL NEED:

  • Product 9″ x 12″ craft cuts Kunin Classicfelt;  
    • Gold for the Pear, Feathers, Beak
    • Cream for the Belly and Wing
    • Cooper Canyon for the Pear Stem
  • 12″ x 18″ craft cuts Kunin Premiumfelt;
    • Lagoon for the Bird
    • Olive for the Leaf
  • Partridge in a Pear Tree Pattern by Laura Bray (PDF)
  • Embroidery needle and floss OR Craft Glue
  • Scissors
  • DMC Color Infusions Memory Thread for the head feathers. Alternately, you can use wire wrapped with embroidery floss.
  • Sequins

STEP ONE:

Cut out the pattern on the pattern in the felt colors listed above.

STEP TWO:  

Attach feather shapes onto the wing.

STEP THREE:  

Attach sequins onto feathers.

STEP FOUR:

Attach belly shape onto bird shape.

STEP FIVE:

Attach wing shape onto bird shape.

STEP SIX:

Attach bird shape to top pear piece

STEP SEVEN:

Attach beak to bird and stitch on an eye.

STEP EIGHT:

Attach front pear piece to back pear piece, add pear stem, top feathers, and leaf to finish your Partridge in a Pear Tree Ornament for your tree!

You can now find an expanded color line of Kunin® Classicfelt and Kunin® Premium felt non-wovens fabrics in cut by the yard at your local Walmart; please inquire as to what is available in your area.

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About Designer Laura Bray

Laura Bray lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, their daughter, and a guinea pig named Oreo. She loves to create beautiful and functional projects with felt and embroidery. To see more of her creations and to learn how to embroidery, visit her at http://laurabraydesigns.com

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