02 Jul


First of all I can't believe it's already July 4th?!? And with that bit of anxiety, I needed a last minute garland to help boost the upcoming holiday festivities! And there's nothing better than garland to help do that...

A bit obsessed with felt lately, I thought we'd take a crack at making a patriotic garland that resembles the glorious bunting often draped around a town square...but mini!

With the help of crafter-extraordinaire, Jodi of One Simple Dream, we created a charming garland that could be used for any occasion if you just swap out the colors!

Here's what you will need:

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Grab your template for the circles...in my case, a juice glass! Trace onto the felt. You should be able to get at least 20 circles per 12x12 sheet of felt. 

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Our 9 foot garland needed 72 total circles (total quantity varies depending on how you like your spacing). I cut out 24 of each color. 

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Stack four circles of felt on top of each other. You can chose to do all of the same in the stack or vary it! I did a little of each.

Sew directly down the middle of each stack of four. Cut excess thread.


Sew 18 circle stacks and pull apart to fluff each pouf. Pouf!



Cut 9 feet of the baker's twine and thread on a needle. I strongly recommend using a needle with a large "eye" as the baker's twine can be challenging to thread (but it's cuteness is key and worth every minute you spend threading that needle!)

Tie a double knot on each end and thread the poufs through the center.


Evenly space the poufs and hang!


Oh say can you see...a fun and festive garland!?!


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Photo credit: Jordi Lee Photography

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