Fa La La Garland

Category: Holiday

Stitch up your very own Fa La La Garland to match your holiday decor. We chose simple red and white to highlight the hand stitched lettering. Sew simple to make you’ll be done in no time at all. Adjust the size, font or even the message to customise your soft garland to fit your theme this year. Step by step illustrated diagrams have been provided to assure your success. Happy Holidays Everyone.

What you need to make this project

Materials
Ecofil® ShaggiChic White Felt - 1/4 yard
Poly-Fil Supreme® Ultra Plush Fiber Fill
Perle Cotton Embroidery Thread 5 - Red
Red Ribbon - One Yard 1/2 wide
Supplies
Embroidery Needle
Felt Removable Fabric Transfer Pen
Light Table
Sewing Machine
Basic Sewing, Cutting and Pressing supplies and materials

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Instructions

Step One

Cut the following from Ecofil® ShaggiChic White Felt; Six  6 1/2″ squares, Twelve 1″ x 3″ rectangles (ribbon loops) Illustrated diagrams have been provided. See  fa-la-la  Diagram A

Step Two

Choose a font on your computer and print a pattern of your desired message, adjusting the font size to fit the 6 1/2″ felt squares cut earlier. Diagram B

Step Three

Using a light box, transfer the lettering to the front of three of the felt squares (pillow fronts) using a removable felt fabric marker. Diagram C

Step Four

Using the perle cotton and the embroidery needle, stitch the lettering over the pattern lines. We used a chain stitch. If you are not familiar with this stitch, simply enter chain stitch into a search engine on your computer and you will be provided with numerous diagrams to help you achieve a beautiful stitch. Diagram D

Step Five

With wrong sides together, place one of the embroidered pillow fronts on top of a plain square of felt. Fold two of the felt loops cut earlier in half and place between the two layers along the top edge of the garland pillow, pin in place. Note: The loops are placed approximately 1 inch from either edge. Diagram E

Step Six

Top stitch; stitching 1/4 inch in from the edges, starting at the bottom edge and ending 2 inches in from where you started. Diagram F

Step Seven

Using small pieces of Poly-fil Supreme® stuff the pillows to the desired fullness. Top stitch the openings closed. Diagram G

Step Eight

Thread ribbon through the loops at the top of the garland pillows and display as desired. Diagram H