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Untitled Goose Ornament

18 Dec

Untitled Goose Game Ornament “It’s a lovely day in the village, and you are a horrible goose.” That’s the simple description for this even simpler computer game where you’re a (horrible) goose, dead set on ruining the townspeople’s day with comic hi-jinks and lots and lots of honks. If that’s not worthy of an ornament I don’t know what is.squeak If you are a fan or know someone who is it’s easy create your own felt Untitled Goose ornament complete with honk.

You will need:

4″ x 8″  felt in green, I used Cilantro *

3″ square trail colored felt,I used Oatmeal*

4″ square white felt *

Scraps of orange felt I used Orange Juice*

Black and white embroidery thread

Large Squeaker or stuffing

*matching thread

Cut:

2- circles from green felt.

1 trail from tan felt

1 goose from white felt

1 of each beak shape and 1 of each foot from orange felt.

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untitledgooseStitch trail to one of the green circles with a running stitch and matching thread.untitledgooseornamentTemporarily place goose shape to figure out feet and beak placement and applique stitch orange pieces down with matching thread.

American Felt and Craft - Online Craft StoreaddgooseAttach goose body with an applique stitch and add eye with a single strand of black embroidery thread. squeakerforgooseOvercast stitch the circles together with an overcast stitch and matching thread. When you reach the top fold loop in half and sew into place. Stuff circles with squeaker before closing. untitieledgooseAnd that’s all it takes to make a fun ornament for your favorite mischief making friend! Happy Crafting ~Andie

untitled goose game craft template

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Mittens – DIY felt ornament

5 Dec

 

mitten3s Winter is here! Time to pull out those mittens and get to frolicing in a winter wonderland, or at least that’s how I assume it’s done.

Being an Arizona native means I don’t have much experience with snow but that doesn’t mean I don’t still find mittens adorable!  mitten6Craft up some little felt mittens with this super easy pattern, regardless of climate. They can be made in any color or pattern of felt you can imagine (we’ve got over 200 suggestions  www.feltandcraft.com) Adding the snowflake sequins is optional you can easily create a felt cut out, use buttons, an initial or keep them sweet and simple. mitten3

You will need:

6″ x 8″  felt in your choice of colors I used Blueprint, Poinsettia and Grey*

 

 

Scrap of Fur Felt in white*

Cord or ribbon for loop 4″-5″

Snowflake Sequins(optional)

*matching thread

image1 (2)Cut:

Four cuffs from fur felt and 4 mitten shapes from color of your choice.image1 (1)Stitch sequin or shape onto one mitten shape, add to second mitton shape making sure the thumbs face opposite directions. (No one needs two left gloves) image3Sew mitten cuffs to base of mittens. Repeat for each piece. Fluff fur over stitches. Just make sure your pieces are mirrored so they will sew together correctly.image2Place mitten shapes together and sew together using an overcast stitch and matching thread. image2 (1)Insert ribbon or cord into base of cuff before stitching over it with a running stitch and overcast stitching around the outside of mitten. American Felt and Craft - Online Craft Storemittn3And that’s all it takes to make these fun holiday felt mittens! Happy Crafting ~Andie

Felt mitten template

Felt Mitten template print at full page size

 

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Yeti for Christmas – DIY felt ornament

25 Jul

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There are few things are as charmingly satisfying as opening a chest of Christmas decorations and seeing all the little handmade details of years past. Remembering each ornament’s story can weave a lifetime of stories, nicknames and family vacations into the holidays that grow richer with each passing year.

DIY felt ornamentsGet a jump on a lifetime of memories and craft up a heirloom keepsake felt yeti ornament for the little monster in your life.

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These DIY yeti ornaments are super cute and make great personalized Christmas gifts they can cherish for a lifetime. These little yeti ornaments sew up pretty quickly and  the color schemes can easily be changed for a unique DIY Christmas for each of your little monsters.

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You will need:

Grey Felt – Grey Flannel

White Felt

Pale Blue felt- Sparrow

Embroidery aka Cross Stitch Thread in-  Black, Green, Brown, White and Blue

Stuffing

Yeti template at the end of post or download the PDF Yeti- Ornament Pattern

Felt yeti free pattern

Cut:

Yeti from fur felt, 2 mountains from grey felt, horn shape and face from pale blue felt and 6 mountain tops, 2 of each size from white felt.

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Stitch mountain tops to one of the mountain shapes with white thread and a running stitch. Repeat with other mountain so they mirror each other. Set back aside.

DIY yeti ornament

Lay horn shape onto front of mountain front, place yeti body on top of horns and stitch down body with a running stitch and white thread.

yeti Christmas ornament

 

Place blue face onto the yeti and stitch down with light blue thread. Add two french knots for eyes with black embroidery thread and stitch a smile.

Yeti Christmas Ornament

Using white embroidery thread add fangs on both sides of his smile and define the arms with a few small stitches. Sew black nose into center with a few running stitches and black thread.

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Stitch brown lines where you want your trees to be.

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Stitch pine boughs with green thread making upside down Vs starting small and making them just a bit larger as you go down.

IMG_6768You have SO many options for the mountain back piece.

  • have your child help stitch out their name
  • add a date, name, place or nickname
  • Stitch a pocket for money or a gift card
  • Stitch another yeti or more trees
  • Anything you want I’m not the boss of you

Just make sure your pieces are mirrored so they will sew together correctly.

Yeti Christmas Ornament pattern - felt DIY

Overcast stitch mountains together with grey thread switching to white over the snowy mountain tops, stuff before closing.

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Sew a loop to top with black embroidery thread to help hang.

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Happy Crafting

~Andie

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Peppermint Felt Ornaments

9 Dec

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DIY Felt Peppermint Ornament

Deck your halls with sweet peppermint felt ornaments. These 3″ mints are simple to assemble and make a big impact on any tree in fact you can bypass all of the sewing and just use glue making this a kid friendly ornament crafting option.

felt peppermint shapes DIY

You will need:

White* felt or 3″ Felt Circles

Red felt* I used Poinsettia 

Sequins I used Diamond

Peppermint template  Peppermint Ornament or see end of post

Felt glue or hot glue

String or ribbon for hanging

Sewing Needle

*Matching Thread

Cut 2 circles and 2 wrapper ends from white felt, cut  1 swirl from red felt.

peppermint felt ornamentSew swirl to one of the red circles with a running stitch and matching thread.

felt peppermintsSew sequins into place along the center of the white areas. For help on sewing sequins see this post.

IMG_8373 Stitch three lines down the wrapper ends as shown. Use these to attach the sides to the second circle. Sew loop to center.

Felt ornamentPlace circles together. Over cast stitch around the circles to hold. Switch to the running stitch over the wrapper ends and loop.

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Happy Crafting

~Andie

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Pom Pom Ornaments

17 Nov

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These are the easiest most kid friendly ornaments ever but the real magic happens when you hang them. The colorful pom poms take on a whimsical candy like effect. To make them you will only need a few items. They also make great teacher or grandparent gifts or just gift tags.

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You will need:

2- 3″  circles from felt- you can cut these yourself or buy them pre-cut.

6″ string, twine or ribbon  to hang

Pom Poms the ones I used are 1/4″ 10mm

Felt Glue or Hot Glue

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Tie string into a loop and glue to one circle shape.

Glue pom poms down as desired and then glue circles together. Allow to dry then hang.

Ornaments kids can make

Happy Crafting!

~Andie

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Domestic Bliss – Pint Sized Pincushions

5 Dec

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Welcome back to Domestic Bliss Week.

Today’s free felt ornament tutorial is a slightly more modern take on the classic “tomato” pin cushion.

These guy are pint-sized about 2.5″  and are made from surprising shades like white and ice blue.

Aren’t they just the sweetest?

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

2″ x 3″ Tomato  base color we used:  Granny Smith, Ice , White   Peanut Butter and Mod Paisley

Top Felt Color we used:  Orange Whip, Ice, Orchid White and Peanut Butter 

Embroidery thread

Sewing Pins

Felt Glue

Fingernail polish (optional)

Felt Pincushion Tutorial

Cut 1 large circle for the base and one small star shape for the top.

For tips on cutting small or detailed shapes see: Cutting Detailed Shapes

or try Andie’s Method 

Paint pins with fingernail polish to match Christmas Tree

Using fingernail polish paint pins to match your color scheme.

It may take 2 or 3 coats depending on your pins base coat.

Tomato pincushion topper

Attach a loop with embroidery thread to the center of the star-shaped top.

Set aside.

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Using embroidery thread gather circle and stuff before closing, you will be covering up the top so you will not need to cover the stuffing completely.

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Using contrasting embroidery thread section the ball shape into 6 portions.

See our free felt food tutorial Felt Pumpkins for detailed pics on sectioning.

IMG_9671Sew top over exposed stuffing.

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Play with the pins until you figure out the best way to arrange them.

Remove one pin at a time so you don’t lose your chosen spots.

Glue Using felt glue - glue pins to pincushion for safety

Dip each pin end into felt glue and poke back into cushion.

You should see a small bead at the base, this will dry clear and the build up will prevent any painful surprises under your tree.

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Happy Crafting!

~Andie

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Happy Hostess Ornaments – Domestic Bliss Week

4 Dec

DIY felt apron ornament tutorial

There’s just something about an apron that screams I can cook AND I have fabulous clothes worth protecting. And in reality I find it really dresses up the sweat pants and giant cookie monster shirt I do most of my morning culinary magic in.

These sassy little felt hostess aprons also dress up a bottle of  bubbly for the perfect hostess gift.

Bubble Bath or Champagne your call- I recommend both!

Felt Apron Tag

You will need:

TEMPLATE (at the end of this post)

5″ x 4″  Apron Color Felt Scrap we used:  IceOrchid, Orange Whip and Mod Paisley

1″ x 1″ felt scrap for apron pocket we used: Hot Pink, Granny SmithMod Paisley, and White

Matching Thread

15 inches 3/4″ wide ribbon

Sequins in:

Hot Pink

Dragonfly

Crystal

Cut 2 apron outlines from color of choice and 1 heart shape from pocket colored felt.

Cut Ribbon into lengths of 5″ (apron strap) 3.5″ (apron tie) and 6.5″ (bow)

Hostess Apron Step 1Attach neck ribbon to one side of your felt apron and set aside.

Felt Apron front

Attach ribbon 3.5″ to waist using an overcast stitch and matching thread.

Attach Sequins to heart shape with matching thread.

Attach sequin Pocket to apron

Attach pocket to apron stitching as shown above. Domestic Bliss apron ornament pattern and tutorial - Free

Place both apron pieces together and pin waist around back as shown. and stitch down.

Domestic Bliss - Felt Ornament- Happy Hostess Apron. American Felt and Craft The Blog.

Over cast around apron and tie a bow to the neckline.

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Happy Crafting!

~Andie

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