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Gingerbread house Felt Advent Calendar – A sweet family tradition

29 Nov
Gingerbread Advent Calendar Free Pattern

Photos copyright Imagine Our Life

I am not sure what Stephanie the genius behind Imagine our Life has listed on her business cards but I am pretty sure felt magician would be fitting. Once you see this amazing DIY felt advent calendar I am sure you’ll agree. Every bit of this adorable felt gingerbread house is simply scrumptious!

Felt Advent CalendarEvery sugary detail is pure magic!

It seems like this stunning calendar would assemble surprisingly quickly thanks to adhesive advent numbers.

Sewn from a high quality wool blend felt and featuring sequined details doubt this piece will become a treasured family heriloom the kids will look forward to revisiting season after season.

Free Advent calendar - amazing

She generously shares this amazing advent calendar tutorial free on her blog. Wait until you see the genuis way she hangs this beautiful advent calendar.

Felt Gingerbread house - Advent calendar tutorial

The pockets are detailed with enchanting candy pieces that sparkle and shine.

Head over to the Imagine Our Life blog and prepare to be amazed!

Happy Crafting~ Andie

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Felt Icicle Christmas Ornament

16 Nov

Felt Icicle Christmas Ornament Tutorial

 

Add an air of icy elegance to your Christmas tree this year with this easy felt icicle ornament pattern. These icicles sparkle  reflecting the warm glow of the lights on your tree thanks to a few well placed sequins and a little felt glue. These frozen felt ornaments  make a lovely addition to any tree, wreath or simply hung from varying heights throughout the tree. Crafted from wool blend felt and glittering sequins these felt Christmas Ornaments deserve a spot on your “to craft” list this season.

You will need:

Felt in pale blue Sparrow and White *

Stuffing

Dark Green Embroidery Thread

Felt Glue

Sequins I used Opaque Crystal and Snow White

*Matching Thread

free felt Christmas patterns

Cut felt icicle shapes from felt following the pattern below, you will need 2 per Christmas ornament.

felt Christmas ornament pattern

Sew along sides of the felt icicle stuffing as you sew.

Felt Icicle Free Christmas Pattern

Glue Sequins in place and thread embroidery thread through top for easy hanging on your Christmas tree.

Happy Crafting

~Andie

felt icicle ornament pattern

Why not make some more felt Christmas Ornaments?

Sequined Snowflake Ornament Tutorial - Tons of felt Ornaments

Make Some Felt Snowflakes with a Free Snowflake Ornament Pattern

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Make your own Christmas Tree Topper from felt and sequins.

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Name that Color Contest!

13 Aug

 

It’s Contest Time!!

Name that Color Contest American Felt and Craft over 30 colors of sequins in stock!

 

 We just received some awesome sequin colors bringing our sequin colors to 30!

30 sequin Colors from American Felt and Craft

Lemon Chiffon, Black Licorice, Just Peachy, and Shamrock Green Sequins - some of over 30 sequin colors from American Felt and Craft

Meet, Black Licorice, Lemon Chiffon, Just Peachy and Shamrock Green.

What color are these sequins?

But this one… this guy is tricky!

Name that color contest - win a set of 30 sequin colors!

Yep that’s all the same color – same background and all within 5 minutes of each other.

These are some seriously multi faceted sequins.

After some thinking we just decided to let you do all the work!

American Felt and Craft Name that Color sequin contest!

So here’s the deal – Head on over to our Facebook page and help us choose a name for this color and you could win a complete set of sequins (30 colors!!)

To enter just leave your color name in the comments and we will pick our favorite on 8/20/2014.

Sorry open US residents only.

Enter as many times as you like we can’t wait to hear your ideas! (Please enter on the main page, not here because then your awesome suggestion won’t count.)

We’re currently re shooting our sequin photos for our store to give you the best possible view of these amazing colors.

Check out our Instagram Feed for a glittering look at the process.

Or just stop into the shop and get your hands on a truck load of sparkle!

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Happy Color Naming!

 ~Andie

Branching Coral Felt Bookmarks are in!

9 Jun

 Branching Coral Bookmarks- What all the fashionable books will be wearing this summer.

DIY Felt Bookmark tutorial - branching coral

Attaching sequins to felt has become a borderline obsession over here and what can I say I am a sucker for a theme!

Continuing our ocean theme – a lovely branched sea coral bookmark with sequin accents.

*Cue runway music

Diy branching coral bookmark from felt.

This stylish branching coral bookmark is sewn entirely by hand. Making it a great take along project.

The Coral sequins are a fiery accent over this lavish orange pink felt background.

It’s what all the fashionable books will be wearing this summer!

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You will need:

 9″ x 12″ sheet of felt I used Amaranth Pink

Sequins, I used Coral

Matching thread

Cut out 2 of the coral shapes (template at the end of post)

Attach Sequins to felt coral shape.

Outline the areas where you plan to attach sequins this will help keep your lines straight.

Attach sequins for help on how to do this see our post on attaching sequins.

Sew sides of felt coral shape together

Then simply overcast stitch both coral pieces together. Easy peasy and oh so fab!

Felt Bookmark tutorial - Sea Coral

Happy Reading and Happy Crafting!

~Andie

Template for branching coral

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