5 Felt Projects for the Home

There's not much that beats felt in terms of simplicity. It's easy to work with (no hemming required, just trim the edges) and it's versatile. Whether you're looking for a small craft to celebrate Chinese New Year or Valentine's Day, or a larger project for your kitchen or living room, click below...

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Perfect for the Chinese New Year, felt fortune cookies are easy to make. Martha Stewart has step-by-step instructions online, or if you don't feel like sewing them yourself, etsy sells a bunch of different varieties. These Fortune Cookies by Sew Cute Sweets are $12.50 for a dozen.

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Looking for a Valentine's Day project? The Purl Bee has a set of simple instructions for making felt valentine pins.

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Maxwell made these Felt Sliding Doors for his last apartment. Check out AT:NY for how-to instructions.

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Design*Sponge and Martha Stewart both have super-simple instructions for making felt coasters with punched patterns.

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Martha Stewart includes step-by-step instructions for making a felt kitchen mat on her site. If you need supplies, or you'd rather skip the DIY part and buy one premade, FilzFelt on etsy sells a 2 x 3 Wool Felt Floor Mat from FilzFelt for $50.

Other projects and ideas:
How To: Create with Felt
DIY Inspriation: Felt Projects from FilzFelt
How To: Make Felt-Lined Trays
Felt Coasters at Rose and Radish
Felt Birds at Branch

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