Bringing Peace to Your Home

Our felt dove tree topper might be a little less traditional than a star topper, but it’s just as meaningful. This sweet little dove with its olive branch serves as a symbol of love and peace — such a great reminder for the holiday season! Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you (or someone else) can enjoy this felt dove as a stuffie instead.

Ready to start crafting? Follow our step-by-step tutorial on the right hand side at the top of this post and share your project with us by using #MadeWithLia. Next week we will be sharing how to make felt baby dove decorations for your tree, so stay tuned!

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How to Make a Felt Dove Tree Topper

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the template on the right hand side at the top of this post.
  2. Cut out felt according to the pattern using a Cricut Maker or scissors.
  3. Sew four french knots on one of the wings using gold embroidery floss, needle-wrapped once, as shown on the pattern.
  4. Match the wing on top of a second. We will be using a double running stitch so that it shows on both sides of the wing.

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Photo tutorial for felt dove tree topper by Lia Griffith

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Want more ideas? Browse our felt stuffies and handmade ornaments. You can also see all of our holiday crafts and ideas here.

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