This sewing project is for a small gingerbread house that can be used as a Christmas tree decoration or a gift tag.
What you need
Needle and thread
Pencil or pen – for tracing the template
Print and cut out the template patterns. Gingerbread House Template
Select felt fabrics for the gingerbread house – looks cuter if you use light brown for the house. Trace the template patterns on the selected felt fabrics and cut them out using scissors. The template includes – 2 patterns for the house (including the roof part), 1 roof, 1 chimney, 2 squares of the same size (windows), 1 rectangle (door), 5 small squares of the same size (roof décor), 1 snow pattern for the roof and 1 snow pattern for the chimney.
Take the rood cut out and place the small squares along the bottom side of it; arrange them however you like. Place the small snow pattern on the top end of the chimney. Take any one of the house patterns and place the windows and the door on it; arrange the door on the middle with the 2 windows on both sides of the door.
Prepare needle and thread and simply stitch all items places and arranged in previous step.
Done stitching? Now take the other house patterns and place it on a flat surface. Place the chimney on a side of the top end of the house pattern, keeping the snow part upwards and overlapping a bit of the chimney with the top end of the house.
Place the detailed house pattern on the top of the plain one, keeping the chimney between both house patterns.
Now place the roof on its place (on the top of the stitched house pattern, making sure to match the sides nicely with the roof of the house. Prepare needle and thread and start to stitch all items together, starting your stitch from the chimney. While stitching keep in mind to stitch the chimney, roof and both house patterns together.
Keep small opening for stuffing the house. Use cotton to stuff the house through the small opening. Once the stuffing is done stitch the open end to secure the stuffing.
Now take the snow pattern of the roof and place it on the roof; matching the straight sides of the roof and snow pattern. Stitch the snow with the roof along the straight part. You can also stitch the wavy side but looks nice without stitch.
Want to add more details? Go ahead and have fun!