The Twelve trees of Christmas

Tree Bonus Tree - Bright n bold

  • This is a hanging version for those who can’t make tree stands


Wool felt 20cm x 30cm

166 Size 10 Hotfix crystals

Assorted colours of 3mm ric rack

Gold metallic machine thread, matching bottom line for bobbin

DMC stranded embroidery thread to match wool felt for stitching tree together


Ornament for top of tree

Ribbon/Braid for hanging


1.Select felt colour 

(*hint- I always set my wool felt with the wool steam setting on my iron).


2.Trace tree pattern on to felt and cut out. 

The tree pattern is designed to fit on 20cm x30cm wool felt.


  1. Using fine chalk pencil mark design on felt.


  1. Sew ric rack on to both tree pieces.

5. Apply Hotfix crystals below ric rac to look like baubles hanging from ric rac.

6. Sew both sides of tree together by hand with whip stitch. Using 3 stands of DMC embroidery thread, leaving an opening of 5cm at the centre bottom of tree, this is so you can stuff it. REMEMBER to sew hanging ribbon/braid at apex of tree (don’t worry if you forget, you can thread cord through apex tree when it is finished).

7. Stuff tree beginning at top of tree, stuffing small amounts at a time, stuff each branch before stuffing body of tree. Using chop stick or wooden knitting needle gently locate stuffing.

8. Stitch opening at bottom of tree closed.

9. Attach ornament to top of tree.