Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Weekly Holiday Deal: Felt Coasters

Hi guys,

We're starting a little early this year with our holiday deals! This year each week our top selling items will be discounted in price. This week you can take of 10% OFF our felt coasters!


Get that warm and fuzzy feeling and decorate with our wool coasters, Pair your holiday cocktails with these simple vibrant coasters. For those who love to entertain help them (or yourself) throw a great party and it's a budget friendly way to add a unique touch to your gifts. They also make great hostess gifts or stocking stuffers!



You can even customize our coasters! Layer two colours together to create a unique combination. Or it can be an easy DIY. Grab a little paint and add a personal touch. Here's a little inspiration!




It only took me 30 minutes to make. Switch out one of our ideas and monogram the coaster. Or they can all have fun phrases like "cheers" "Joy", "fa la la". Or make all of them confetti. The possibilities are endless.

Shop all our styles and colours of coasters here
We have so many more unique gift ideas and decorative details for a host or the entertainer in your circle and prices you'll adore! Make sure to head to our shop: www.TheFeltStore.com



Thursday, November 12, 2015

DIY Felt Trivet- Oak

Present  your host with this felt trivet or the set of three, a definitive way to make sure you invited back next year ;) 





Materials

Acrylic Felt - Burgundy 
Acrylic Felt - Tan
PMC Floss (any colour close to the Hunter Green)

Steps

1) Use the leaf pattern to cut the shape of the oak leaf onto the burgundy felt


2) Pin vein pattern on the left side and cut. Flip it over and pin it to the right side and cut. You should be left with something like this the image below.

3) Now take 2 piece of  brown felt and place it together. Pin your outlined oak leaf onto the brown felt and trim widely around edges. You'll eventually cut it down closer to the edges (but this will happen after stitching is complete)

4) Start stitching veins first following the natural edges and using a simple straight stitch.


5) Once you've stitched the entire burgundy leaf shape, trim the brown felt down nicely down to the tan edges. 

6) Blanket stitch the outside edges of the two tan colour felts together.

Missed the Maple Leaf & Beech Felt trivet tutorial? Learn to make all three felt trivet to complete the set! Click on the images below! 








Wednesday, November 11, 2015

DIY Felt Trivet- Beech

Hosting Thanksgiving is hard work so, if you're lucky to be a guest instead of a host, don’t forget to bring a lovely hostess gift. The felt trivets fit the bill perfectly and brings in the wonderful fall colours indoors and can be used all year round!



Materials

Acrylic Felt - Yellow
Acrylic Felt - Brown
PMC Floss (any colour close to the Hunter Green)


Steps

1) Use the leaf pattern to cut the shape of the beech leaf onto the Yellow felt

2) Pin vein pattern on the left side and cut. Flip it over and pin it to the right side and cut. You should be left with something like this the image below.

3) Now take 2 piece of  brown felt and place it together. Pin your outlined beech leaf onto the brown felt and trim widely around edges. You'll eventually cut it down closer to the edges (but this will happen after stitching is complete)

4) Start stitching veins first following the natural edges and using a simple straight stitch.

5) Once you've stitched the entire yellow leaf shape, trim the brown felt down nicely down to the brown edges. 

6) Blanket stitch the outside edges of the two brown felts together.
Missed the Maple Leaf Felt trivet tutorial? Or want to learn how to make the last felt trivet to complete the trio? Not worry, click on the images below! 










DIY Felt Trivet- Maple Leaf




Starting off with the leaf that is the indication of fall the maple leaf. Below is a full tutorial on how to re-make this felt trivet.





























Materials
Maple Leaf Template
Acrylic Felt - Orange
Acrylic Felt - Hunter Green
PMC Floss (any colour close to the Hunter Green)


Steps

1) Use the leaf pattern to cut the shape of the maple leaf onto the Orange felt



2) Pin vein pattern on the left side and cut. Flip it over and pin it to the right side and cut. You should be left with something like this the image below.


3) Now take 2 piece of  Hunter Green and place it together. Pin your outlined maple leaf onto the hunter green and trim widely around edges. You'll eventually cut it down closer to the edges (but this will happen after stitching is complete)

4) Start stitching veins first following the natural edges and using a simple straight stitch.  

5) Once you've stitched the entire orange leaf shape, trim the hunter green felt down nicely down to the orange edges. 

6) Blanket stitch the outside edges of the 2 hunter green felts together. 


Want to learn how to make the other felt trivets? Click the image below for the full diy's

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

DIY Felt Leaf Trivets

Be the hostess with the mostest  with these exclusive felt leaf trivets pattern from Lumpy Button. I am super excited to be sharing this DIY and it's just in time for Thanksgiving.




 Decorate your table top with these beautiful leaves and when your guests ask where you got them from, you can gloat about how they are handmade! Head on over to the shop for acrylic felt colours used in this tutorial. 









    Click on the Image below for each Felt Leaf tutorial
  

Monday, November 2, 2015

DIY Felt Flower Tutorial: Ranunculus

We're back with a new felt flower tutorial! I'll be teaching you guys how to make a felt ranunculus If you've wanted to learn how to make no sew felt flowers click on the video tutorial below. Also head on over to your Youtube Channel for more awesome flower making videos.



To make your own felt ranunculus you'll need the below materials:

9" x 12" Acrylic Felt
Glue Gun
Scissors
Pencil

Once you've gathered all your materials click play for the step by step video below.



Want to know how to arrange felt flowers? Make sure to watch our How To: Styling with Felt Flowers video tutorial