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A Gulf Coast Catch Halloween

3 Nov

Holly made her daughter this adorable lobster bake costume using our Gulf Coast Catch pattern and was nice enough to share shots of her amazing work!

Lobster Bake Costume

 Lobster bake costume Felt shrimp and clams


Isn’t that melted butter trick or treat bucket is the absolute cutest thing you have ever seen?!

Great job Holly!

Gulf Coast Catch Felt Food pattern If you’ve made one of our patterns we’d love to see the finished product!

Email us at Customerservice@feltandcraft.com

Happy Crafting!


Gulf Coast Catch

6 Jul

Gulf Coast Catch Instantly downloadble PDF pattern available now!

Our new pattern : Gulf Coast Catch features some of the Gulf Coasts’ best offerings. Fish, Shrimp and Clams!!

This pattern was created to specifically to help the animals and fisherman effected by the BP oil Spill. American Felt and Craft has always taken our commitment to protecting our environment seriously. And in an effort to help 100% of our profits from this pattern, EVERY PENNY, will be donated to 2 charities to help those effected by this horrible event. We hope you will join us in helping those effected and we know you will enjoy this beautiful pattern.

The first of the two charities we donate to will be the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund which focuses  on helping  fishermen and their families but we know that losing livelihoods pales in comparison to the massive loss of life and homes for millions of animals so please join us in selecting the second of the charities we donate the profits to:

For more on these Charities:

American Bird Conservancy

Friends of the Earth

Green Peace

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund

Here’s to leaving this world a better place for our children!


Gulf Coast Catch available now at : http://www.FeltandCraft.com

Confucius Says: Felt Fortune Cookies are in your future!

30 Mar


This week AFC introduces our second in what we hope will be a long line of Downloadable PDF patterns, and we know your going to love it. We proudly introduceShrimp Stir Fry! Yes that’s right the very same Shrimp Stir Fry that sold out as a kit THREE times in pre-sale and was our #1 best-selling kit over the last year! We just could not keep this one in stock, take a look and I am sure you’ll see why.

We now have the pattern in a full color INSTANTLY downloadable PDF, Paper pattern(with full color photo booklet) and the ‘just enough’ felt pack, which does not contain the pattern but all the felt needed to make everything in all the right colors at a great price!

And what’s a great meal without dessert? Included with both the PDF and Pattern you will find our Felt Fortune Cookie pattern. But as loyal blog readers you’ll also get it here, plus read on to find out how you can win the PDF Shrimp Stir-Fry pattern FREE!

Supplies needed: (will make up to 4 cookies)

1/8 yard or 1 9×12 sheet cream colored felt

Scrap white felt

Black fabric marker or embroidery thread

Coordinating thread

Optional: Felt highlighter and shading kit in Fresh Baked.

Step 1:

Cut your cream felt into 2 circles for each cookie (template at bottom of post)

Cut out white scrap into fortune size if using marker you will only need 1 per cookie if embroidering your message you will need 2.

Step 2:

Write or embroider your message on white fortune; if you are embroidering it you want to add another white piece to back to hide stitches, you can either stitch or glue these pieces together.

Step 3:

Attach completed fortune to the right upper side of one of the circles as shown:

Step 4:

Place both circles together and fold two rounds together as shown and sew along rounded parts leaving bottom edges open. (trim top part so it looks even if needed)

Step 5:

Push bottom center inward and push cookie together until your happy with the look then place a stitch or two to hold. (You can also use felt glue for this but you will need a clothes pin to hold it in place until it dries.)


 Highlighting creates an amazingly realistic look here’s how using our new Felt Highlighter in Fresh Baked.

Lightly highlight entire cookie with ‘golden’ adding a bit more to edges and curves.

Follow up by highlighting where the cookie meets and a small portion of the edges in ‘toasted’

Highlighting will become permanent in 2-3 hours.

Some fortune ideas

Hug your mom

Eat your veggies

Nap in future

Lucky girl/boy


Smart cookie

Miso Cute

Now we want to hear yours!

Submit your felt fortune cookie fortune in comments below or via facebook for your chance to win a free Shrimp Stir Fry felt food pattern in PDF form. Winner will be announced March 15th! Can’t wait that long? If you win and have already bought AFC’s Shrimp Stir fry pattern you can choose an alternate prize.  So go on make a small fortune and win a great prize while you’re at it!


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