These felt trees are crafty, kitschy, quirky, and fun. Also? They're easy as pie--you'll have your own mini forest in no time!
A spectrum of soft, felted wool offers up a quick, easy, and absolutely stunning patchwork throw!
Sure, we've shown you how to make actual tree stump coasters, but isn't everything better in cozy cutesy felt form?? At the very least, this won't require a saw or have any potential for serious bodily injuries (unless accidentally poking your finger with a fat embroidery needle counts). So, ready to get the faux tree stump party started? Read on!
If you're thinking "Hey, that kinda looks like one of those IKEA stools!", you would be correct. It's the ubiquitous Frosta Stool, one of the most hackable of IKEA products, but this playful felt cushion takes it up a notch--or ten, really, because it's that awesome!
With the start of the new season, it seems like simple Fall decorating ideas are starting to pop up all over. And it seems like cold weather and felt sort of mesh together, especially in projects like this simple fall garland.
Nothing says 'summer' more than a giant glass of ice-cold lemonade! Capture that feeling now (and all year) with these citrus-inspired felt coasters!
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably noticed the wool felt craze that's been going on the last year or two. People are using it to make pretty much everything imaginable, from simple circular coasters to laser-cut rugs and now: geometric wall tiles!
Since they started popping up a few years back, felt pillows have only gained in popularity, and for good reason: they're lovely! Also, lucky for us, making one (or many) is a snap with all the fabulous tutorials out there. Here are the best of the best:
First up is Felt Furnishing's Rosette Clusters Pillow, pictured above. The how-to is a few years old, but the technique is as fresh as ever.
Those clever and crafty folks at The Purl Bee are at it again, this time with an easy DIY project for Spring: felt Easter egg totes!
It's no lie: I love me a good pillow. But modern pillows tend to be on the pricey side and I definitely don't love that. When faced with this dilemma, I say bust out your sewing machine and get creative.
"I make things out of other things". That's how Holly Magner describes the mission of GroveCraft, her one-woman handmade apparel company. Magner's main products are felted mittens and unique bicycling hats, both of which she produces at home in her studio. Though it's not mass production, there's a lot of stitching involved, with runs of hats or mittens sometimes numbering in the hundreds. As a result, Magner's workspace is designed to be...
I'm a firm believer in the idea that "it's all in the details", which for our purpose today means it's all in the accessories! If you're ready to rock and roll with some hip desktop doodads, read on.
For the person who has everything or those nagging teenagers who 'Just want cash, please!' are these delightful-if I do say so myself-gift card and $$$ holders. When the loot is out, they make cute Christmas
It's my belief that you can never have too many coasters. Never ever. A coaster for every drink and every surface; coasters for everybody! Aside from being the most functional little squares in existence, they also make pretty great gifts. If you're in need of a DIY gift idea (or just have a coaster habit like me), consider making a set of these mod cork and felt coasters.
So a few months ago I spotted these DARLING felt, flatpack breadbaskets from Teroforma, and I thought, "Dude, you can totally make that." My idea, however, was not a breadbasket, but a little gift basket. So I grabbed paper and pencil and came up with plan.
First, the supplies:
- one 8" x 11" piece of heavy felt from the craft store, NOT the flimsy kind
- a scissors
- craft knife and cutting mat, optional but helpful
- doo-dads to...
But these little felt hearts do INDEED agree with my cute buds, and the fact that they're customizable to convey anything you want? Well, that's just sweet...
No pattern necessary, just trace, embroider, and cut, then seal with a blanket stitch. See how at Lavendar and Limes.
It's incredible what a washing machine can do!
Ordinary knitted goodies, with their chains and geometry, become something different entirely with a run through the wash cycle. A wonderful case-in-point - these great felted nesting bowls.
"i decided to try to make a bowl using a hat pattern heather gave me a few years ago. after a couple of modifications and prototypes, i’ve come up with a really easy pattern for a felted bowl for beginning knitters, or those who are scared of circular needles, too!"
This morning we had a little crafty holiday party in my studio. Everyone brought projects they've been working on. We ate, drank, laughed, glued and glittered our way into the afternoon. I couldn't resist photographing this little be-hatted snowman made from an empty POM Wonderful bottle. This will be filled with M&M's and given away as a cleverly repurposed, handmade gift. When Janet arrived, she had already spray painted the bottle white. Next, she