Felt Christmas Garland

This charming garland is versatile enough to decorate your mantel, Christmas tree, buffet or any room in your home.

From: DK Books - Greener

Felt Holiday Garland With Snowman & Gingerbread Man Shapes

Felt Holiday Garland With Snowman & Gingerbread Man Shapes

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Materials Needed:

  • large piece of cream felt
  • brown felt for the gingerbread man
  • scissors
  • pins
  • permanent marker
  • colored embroidery thread (for blanket stitching and features)
  • needle

Step 1

Cut and pin together two of each shape from cream felt and two gingerbread men from brown felt. Decorate one stocking with the pen.

Cut Out Felt Pieces for DIY Holiday Garland

Cut Out Felt Pieces for DIY Holiday Garland

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 2

Sew the shapes together. Leave the mitten and stocking tops unsewn. Sew on the features and rickrack trim.

Sew Felt Cut-Outs Together & Decorate for DIY Holiday Garland

Sew Felt Cut-Outs Together & Decorate for DIY Holiday Garland

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 3

Thread a piece of wire through the top of each shape and secure in a loop. Thread the twine through the loops and tie ribbons onto the twine.

Adding Wire to DIY Felt Christmas Garland

Adding Wire to DIY Felt Christmas Garland

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 4

Cut strips from the garment for scarves and sew them, adding some decorative ribbons and buttons, onto the fabric shapes.

Felt Snowman from DIY Holiday Garland With Wool Scarf

Felt Snowman from DIY Holiday Garland With Wool Scarf

Photo by: DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - A Greener Christmas, 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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