Irish folklore includes a rich history of the trouble making Leprechaun. Legends tell of these hardworking mischief makers storing their treasure- golden coins- in pots hidden at the end of a rainbow. This magical secret hiding place insures his pot of gold will never found – unless of course – you are very lucky!
Our felt pot of gold door hangers include a pocket to hold chocolate gold coins or other small treasures and a four leaf clover for luck!
These easy felt door hangers make a great Saint Patrick’s Day craft and and an even better Saint Patrick’s day surprise for the mischief making treasures in your life.
You will need:
8″ x 4″ - Black felt*
4″ x 4″ Gold Felt - Egg Yolk*
2″ x 2″ scrap dark green Felt – Fresh Cut Grass*
Gold Sequins -Goldrush
12′ – 14″ Rainbow Ribbon
Sewing needles, scissors.
Template (at the end of post)
1 template B from black felt and 1 from gold felt, 1 template A from black felt and 1 shamrock from green felt.
Sew felt shamrock onto template A and set aside.
Attach ribbon to the black B felt piece in a loop. Set aside.
Attach sequins to the top of the gold felt B template.
Attach both B pieces together with a running stitch. I used an overcast stitch around the top of the piece moving my needle around the sequins and a running stitch around the ribbon.
Add A piece to front and overcast stitch around the outside leaving the top open to make a pocket.
Fill with small treasures, gold coins chocolates or gold wrapped candies and leave on the door of your
Print at full size.
Happy Crafting~ Andie