Pom Pom St. Nicholas

Make a cute little St. Nicholas to sit next to an Advent wreath, or on a windowsill. He needs to be made in stages so the glue can dry: first for the base, then the head, and last the miter.
St Nicholas


  • 3-inch red pom pom for body
  • 1 ¾-inch wood ball for head
  • Red felt 7 x 4 inch piece for miter
  • Cotton or polyfill for beard
  • Cross sticker or gold paper
  • 3-inch piece poster board or stiff cardstock for base


  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Glue
  • 1/4-inch punch for nose


  1. Print pattern
  2. Cut out 2-inch poster board circle for base
  3. Cut out felt miter
  4. Glue pom pom to base so it will stand up
  5. Glue tab inside miter back
  6. After glue is dry, glue wooden head to pom pom
  7. Put cross sticker on miter or make cross from gold paper
  8. Secure miter on head with glue inside the back of the miter at the bottom center
  9. Make beard from cotton or polyfill, glue in place when miter is dry
  10. Punch out a red nose from felt or shiny paper, glue on
  11. Make eyes with black marker
Pattern PDF
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