Decadent Gingerbread People

for  Decadent Fibers

size: varies

  • Decadent Gingerbread People


  • Decadent Fibers Hand-Dyed Wool Roving
  • Ribbon, scraps
  • Mini metal pin backs


  • Decadent Fibers Felting Needles, two
  • Decadent Fibers Foam

Basic Supplies

  • scissors
  • 1. Position foam pad on lap. For each gingerbread person, shape five shapes of brown roving: circle for head, oval for body, two cylindrical logs for arms, and two cylindrical logs for legs. Using needle-felting tool, felt shapes together creating one body shape. Add more fiber if needed.
  • 2. Use white roving to add needle-felt icing on body. Use black roving to add eyes and buttons by swirling roving around needle and poking it onto one spot.
  • 3. Use other colors of roving to add pants, shirts, and skirts to gingerbread people as desired.
  • 4. Add ribbon onto top of body for ornaments or attach pin onto back of body for pins. To attach pin, needle felt small square of fiber on foam pad and position over open pin back. Needle felt both sides over until secure.