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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Shamrocks

Quick and easy to make, this St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock is a great way to decorate any space so that you’re ready for the festivities!


St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and we have a quick and easy craft to get you in the Shamrockin’ spirit!
These Shamrocks can be used as decorations for a St. Patrick’s Day themed party or just to brighten up any room. You can hang them using ribbon, attach them directly to any surface using some adhesive, make a key chain and much more! We are showing you how to make one size, but you can change the measurements below to make larger or smaller Shamrocks.

What You'll Need:
Stiff Felt Sheets - 12” x 12”
Ruler Rotary cutter or fabric scissors Hot glue gun and sticks Ribbon (optional)
Instructions:
1. With your Stiff Felt Sheets, rotary blade and ruler, cut 4 strips measuring 1 inch wide by 12 inches long and 4 strips measuring 1 inch wide by 10 inches long. You should have a total of 8 strips. These strips will be the outside and inside of t…

The Vessel Project 2012 - Backpacks

The Felt Store has been presenting the Vessel Project of the DEC 321.02 Interior Decorating Class at the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. This post is part 2 of the project in collaboration with Professor Susan Schwartz and her students. This week we are excited to focus on a variety of creative backpacks, we hope you enjoy!

Norma AjuBatz, "Hippo Backpack"

Kids love vibrant colours, and so do we! This adorable children’s backpack was inspired by Norma’s love for animals and her younger sister who is now going to be the coolest kid in school. Felt is an excellent material for children due to its natural fibres and soft touch. The felt used for this project is a durable Industrial Felt - dyed with kool-aid in order to achieve its fantastic colour. The backpack comes with a main compartment big enough to fit school supplies, plus adjustable straps and a front pouch perfect for stashing snacks. What a creative and fun backpack!


Materials Used:
Kool-aid for colour
Zipper
Thread
Nylon Webbing
Plastic Buckles 

For more information on this project or any other project contact us at The Felt Store at salesinfo@thefeltstore.com or contact the designer, Norma AjuBatz, at norma_ajubatz@hotmail.com

Jackson Rusli, “Barney’s Backpack”



The focus of this bag is a simple compact design, originally inspired by a bag purchased in Taiwan. Jackson chose to enhance the natural qualities of felt with the choice of neutral colours - beige, brown and gray. The bag has been crafted with adjustable straps and a front buckle giving easy access to your daily essentials. The compact size of this bag makes it perfect for cycling through the city or weaving through crowded spaces. Overall this bag is well designed and functional, a great combination!

Materials Used:
Thread
Nylon Straps
Plastic Buckles

For more information on this project or any other project contact us at The Felt Store at salesinfo@thefeltstore.com or contact the designer Jackson Rusli, at Botol_kecil@hotmail.com

Rudy Thamrin, “Berzzinni Messenger Bag”


Carry your things in style with this Industrial Felt Messenger Bag. The quality of this bag really comes out in the detailing of trim and its unique angular shape. The bag easily fits a laptop and features a thick adjustable strap perfect for comfortably running around town or traveling abroad. Rudy’s choice of textured industrial felt gives the Berzzinni bag a natural and classic feel with a distinguished shape.


Materials Used:
Thread
Plastic Buckles
Nylon Strap

For more information on this project or any other project contact us at The Felt Store at salesinfo@thefeltstore.com or contact the designer Rudy Thamrin, at Feralant25@yahoo.com


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