Weekend Creative : Felt Garland

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[ this project was also featured yesterday in the Home & Garden Buzz at CafeMom.com : thanks Sheri ]


This is a very simple, fun, inexpensive, low-stress project that can be done while sitting on the couch watching your favorite holiday movies. I got the idea from a recent craft/antique fair where they had some great cream felted-wool garlands hanging on the trees.


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Really all you need is some felt, scissors for cutting, wire & needle for stringing, and some wire cutters to snip at the end.


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I cut up a bunch of wonderfully imperfect squares (this means no measuring) and strung them onto the wire using a needle. My squares (and some became more like rectangles) were about


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Make it as short or as long as you want. One color, multi-color, etc.


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String it on the tree when you are done.


I think this is definitely a project that kids could participate in with supervision.


Here's some other felt garland ideas I found online - some are how-to's and others are from shops:



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December Daily post coming later this morning.

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