Fireworks Felt 4th of July Garland No Sew

17 Jun

4th of July felt craftsNo sew felt July 4th of July firework garland

This no sew felt July 4th of July firework garland is the perfect decor your Independence Day BBQ.

The fun felt fireworks and bottle rockets set the perfect mood for summer celebrations, best of all this garland is no sew. That’s right you can make this summer garland with a hot glue gun!

4th of july felt craft

You will need

Ric Rac – 1 yard orange one yard gold

1/4 yard Red Felt (Fire Engine Red)

1/4 yard Blue Felt (Blue Jeans)

1/4 White Felt (White)

6″ x 2″ Black Felt scrap (Black)

9 Pre- cut felt stars (optional, also included on pattern)

1.5 yards Twine or String

Hot Glue Gun and Sticks

Felt or tacky glue

Doll needle for threading

Firework Garland PDF Pattern

DIY felt garland pattern and tutorial no sew

Cut from Felt

3 Rocket tops (2 red, 1 blue)

3 Rocket bases (1 Red, 1 White and 1 Blue)

2 Large stripes (1 Red, 1 Blue)

3 Small stripes white felt

5 Star decorations from white felt

18 Exploding firework rectangles (6 Red, 6 White, 6 Blue)

3 Firecracker base (1 Red, 1 White and 1 Blue)

3 Wicks from back felt

9 Stars from white felt if not using the pre-cut felt star shapes

Felt crafts for summer free pattern diy garland

Rocket Style Firework

Create rocket style fireworks from felt by folding the top into a cone and gluing down.IMG_5130Cut Ric Rac into 5.5″ – 8″ lengths. Gather three strands and knot at the top. Glue to cone.Felt FireworkGlue rocket base together along long side to form a tube. Glue stripes or stars onto base.IMG_5189

DIY felt fireworkApply glue to top rim of rocket base and glue rocket top into place. Repeat with remaining rocket style fireworks, set aside.

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Exploding FireworkDIY firework craft tutorial

IMG_5144Place a thin line of glue along the top of one of the exploding firework rectangles. Stack a second color rectangle on top and another line of glue. Finish with last color felt rectangle.IMG_5127Cut slits into felt rectangles, roll and glue.IMG_5327

Repeat until you have 6 pieces, set aside. You will assemble the fireworks after we thread the garland.

Stick Style Firecracker

IMG_5147Stack 3 black rectangles with felt glue between the layers allow to dry. Cut into wicks.IMG_5150Glue wick to one end and tightly roll the firecracker glue seam down with hot glue.IMG_5154Thread an extra large needle with your cord or twine. IMG_5306Knot and loop one end to hang your garland.IMG_5309Run the cord or twine through two stars as shown. Next run the needle through the top of the rocket just under where the glue is. Add star then run the needle through the back of of the firecracker sticks.IMG_5326Add another star, repeat pattern (rocket, star, firecracker, star until you get to the end when you finish with two stars.

Space out your garland to make room for the exploding fireworks before each of the stick firecrackers. (rocket, star, explosion, firecracker, star)IMG_5310Place twine between two exploding fireworks and hot glue the pieces together.

4thThese felt fourth of July motifs can be placed in any order on the garland but I made mine as -star, star, rocket, star, explosion, firecracker, star, rocket, star, explosion, firecracker, star, rocket, star, explosion, firecracker, star, star.rocket

Happy Crafting

~ Andie

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