If you’ve been following along for a while you may know that my BFF collects Christmas tree decor. Every year I try to add to that collection. In the past years I’ve made her a different Stuffed Christmas Tree complete with metal studs, a twisted Wire Christmas Trees with jingle bells, and Magazines Folded Christmas trees. This year I created a Stuffed Christmas Tree pattern for a plush tree decorated with ric-rac, tinsel pom-poms, and a felt star.
You can download this free sewing pattern and make a stuffed tree yourself. The result is so fun and festive.
- Stuffed Christmas Tree Pattern
- 1/2 yard fleece fabric
- Poly-fil filling
- felt scrap for the star
- decoration notions: ric-rac, embroidery thread, pom-poms, buttons, felt scraps
Download the free Stuffed Christmas Tree pattern
Stuffed Christmas Tree PatternClick here to download
Print the pattern pages and tape together. Cut out the tree and star pattern pieces.
Cut out 2 tree pieces from the fleece fabric.
Cut 1 star piece from the felt fabric.
Make a plan for the tree decorations.
Optionally you can sew on the Christmas decorations before or after stuffing, or a little of both. I used my machine to sew on the ric-rac garland before stuffing and hand sewed on the felt star and pom-poms after stuffing.
With the 2 tree pieces facing right-sides together, sew around the perimeter with a 1/4″ seam allowance leaving a 3″ gap at the bottom of the tree for turning and stuffing.
Trim the seam allowance at the outer corners and snip the inner corners.
Turn the tree right-sides out. Push out the points to create sharp corners using a chopstick or similar.
Stuff the tree with Poly-fil filling and close up the hole with a slip stitch.
Hand sew the remaining decorations onto the front of the stuffed Christmas tree. I used yellow embroidery thread for the star and green thread for the pom-poms.
This is the perfect addition to your Christmas decor that’s not only cute and easy to make but also more child-friendly than a lot of your other holiday decorations. Set it on the sofa to cuddle and let the kids toss it around. Merry Christmas!