A Swedish-style Dala Horse tree decoration made from felt!

You will need:
- Red felt
- White felt
- Red sewing thread and needle and/or red embroidery floss
- Sewing machine (optional)
- Stuffing
- Template
- Ribbon or similar, approximately 20 cm length
- Black embroidery floss or two small black seed (size 8 is ideal) beads
- Seed beads (size 11) in red, white, gold, silver etc (optional)
- Scissors and Glue suitable for fabric

Step 1: Cut!

Cut two (2) horse bodies from red felt.
Cut two (2) saddle pieces "S" from white felt.
Cut two (2) bridle pieces "B" from white felt.
Cut two (2) girth pieces "G" from white felt.
Cut two (2) chest pieces "C" from white felt.

You can either pin the template pieces to the felt and cut around them, or you can trace around the templates on to the felt before cutting.
So nice! I want to make a unicorn, after I will post the photo here. Thanks!
I just did it! I did't make the inside out stitches because I made it too small, and no unicorn... I wasn't sure about how to make the horn...But it turn out really cute! <br>
Oh so cute!! I love the way you stitched in his mane and tail :D Have you given him a name?
Not yet! I want to make 4 and do a mobile toy for a kid ...then he will name them for sure! Thanks a lot for the inspiration!
Mobile! That is a great idea - I might just use it myself ;)
Nice! We have a swedish horse outside my house! I love these things :)
Thank you! I really like the simple-but-unmistakable shape of them :)

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