Fun with felt

Posted on July 11th, 2014

Let your little ones practice their sewing skills with these easy felt projects. By Noeleen Foster

*Originally published in March 2014

Alice band
Cut round disks from felt and arrange in a circle and glue to a circular base (or stitch together). Then use buttons to decorate your centre. A little embroidery thread will provide some embellishment and can also be used to attach the flower to the Alice band.

Finger puppets
Search on the web for some lovely inspiration – there are wonderful ideas for finger puppets. Use a range of bright, popping colours to make your designs. I’ve taken the easy shapes to re-create the look.
Click here to download your free templates for the chick and pig finger puppets.

Flower brooch
Cut out flower shapes, from smaller to bigger. Stack and sew together and attach a simple safety pin to the back.


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