DIY peg dolls are one of those classic craft projects that will always be a great and easy kids’ craft. We have come up with various designs for different holidays over the years, and these witch peg dolls are the perfect way to get ready for the Halloween season. Not only do they make cute Halloween decor, but your kids can keep playing with them after the holiday is over.
Everything you need for this super cute felt project is linked below. Then just download our template and tutorial to start crafting!
Which Witch Peg Doll Do You Love?
We chose a few different colors of felt, embroidery floss, and roving wool to give each witch their own unique look. You can easily customize your witch peg dolls by switching up the colors you use, styling their hair in new ways, or creating other little accessories for them. Our tutorial will show you how to make tiny brooms for them, but you could also craft some small felt pumpkins, a cauldron, or whatever else you imagine!
Skill level: Beginner
Crafting tip: Use the extra peg doll bodies for more projects, like our dracula, mummy, skeleton and cat!
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- Craft Scissors
- Detail Scissors
- Cricut Maker or Silhouette Cameo 4 (optional)
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Embroidery Needles
- Lia Griffith Wool Blend Felt – Black, Juniper, and Merlot
- Embroidery Floss – Black (310), Tangerine (740), and Very Dark Garnet (902)
- Roving Wool — Licorice, Natural Medium, and Cookie
- Stuffie Puff (Poly-Fil)
- Black Acrylic Paint
- Wood Peg Dolls
- Small Black Buttons
- Thin Twig & Jute Twine (for brooms)
How to Make Felt Witch Peg Dolls
- Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the pattern below.
- Cut felt pieces according to the pattern, using scissors (recommended) or a cutting machine (optional).
- Cut a small X in the middle of the witch hat brim — big enough to fit the peg doll head.
- Blanket stitch the edge of the witch’s hat using 3 strands of embroidery floss.
Full tutorial available for members to download below.
For more Halloween decor inspiration, check out all of our Halloween projects. If you want more kids’ crafts to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve, head over to our DIY clothespin bat project. I would love to see photos of your witch peg dolls, so feel free to share them on Instagram or Facebook using #MadeWithLia so we can spot them.
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