How to Make Embroidery Hoop Sweater Ornaments

Decorate your Christmas trees with ugly sweaters – or pretty sweaters – with this easy craft. 

Holiday Sweater Gift

Holiday Sweater Gift

Tools and Materials

  • scissors
  • sweaters and or felted wool
  • small embroidery hoops

Step 1:

Christmas Sweater Tree

Christmas Sweater Tree

Place the embroidery hoop onto a sweater and use as a template for size and cut out circles.

Step 2:

Christmas Sweater Tree

Christmas Sweater Tree

Stretch sweater in embroidery hoops. Trim excess fabric from back.

Step 3:

Holiday Sweater Gift

Holiday Sweater Gift

Use rope or yarn as a hanger. Tie it onto the top of the embroidery hoops and then nestle them into the branches of the tree.

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