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Felt Christmas Garland

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

Excerpted from A Greener Christmas
Felt Holiday GarlandDK - 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.

Felt PiecesDK - 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 Shapes Together, Decorate With TrimmingDK - 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.

Christmas GarlandDK - 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 SnowmanDK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Excerpted from A Greener Christmas

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2008

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