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How To Make Giant Christmas Felt Letters Decoration

Giant Christmas Felt Letters Garland

These giant felt letters make a unique Christmas decoration. Some words are just for Christmas, my favourite ones are “Ho Ho Ho”, “Fa La La” and “Jingle”. Especially Fa La La which comes from the Christmas carol ‘Deck the Halls’. As soon as I hear and see these words I imagine a dreamy, nostalgic & whimsical Christmas, the sort of one we’d all love to have.
This year I thought that it would be great to add a “FA LA LA” to my “HO HO HO” felt letters, that I made a couple of years ago. These are ridiculously easy to make. As the felt letters are hand sewn, they are one of those lovely crafts you can do in the evening in front of the telly.
Make some giant felt letters to spell out your favourite Christmas words.
hohoho Felt Letters- PillarBoxblue
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What you need to make Christmas Felt Letters

  • Letter template: You can download my template for the letters H,O,F & A here: Felt letters , or you can draw your own.

  • Felt in your chosen colours; I used green & cream for my FA LA LA and red and cream for my HO HO HO. You should get at least 2 letters if not more out of a fat quarter (it depends on the letters).

  • Embroidery thread or crewel wool in contrasting colours.

  • Fiber stuffing, I use old pillows for this like I did with my Mountain Cushions.

  • Large embroidery needle , pins & scissors.

Felted Letters

How to make your Christmas Felt Letters

  1. Using the felt letter template cut out the letters you will need. You will need 2 templates for each letter, one for the back and one for the front. For the FA LA LA, I had 12 cut pieces of felt; 6 A’s, 4 L’s and 2 F’s.

  3. Next, pin the 2 felt letter templates together.
    Pinned felt letters

  5. Then, using a blanket stitch, stitch around each letter leaving a small gap for stuffing
    Blanket stitch 3
    blanket stitch

  7. Next, stuff the felt letters firmly with fiber stuffing. Finish off, by sewing up the hole with a blanket stitch.
     Felt Letter Stuffing
    Felt Letters   

FALALA felt letters
When finished your letters are ready to sit on the mantle or hang in a garland like bunting. As well as making a great Christmas decoration , I have made giant felt letters in a person’s initial and given them as a monogramed gift.
hohoho Felt Letters
FaLaLa Felt Letters _ Pillarboxblue
Giant felt letters Christmas Decoration
You might like some of my other Christmas posts:
Paper Envelope Advent Calendar
Christmas Elf on the Shelf
Upcycled festive felt garland
Don’t throw away the felt scraps you can use them to make a cute Frida Kahlo Christmas ornament. Or some cute handmade felt Christmas ornaments.

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Victoria @DazzleWhileFrazzled

Tuesday 8th of November 2016

I love these! I've had these pinned for awhile now! Visiting from BOB Tribe.

Claire Armstrong

Tuesday 8th of November 2016

Thank you Victoria.

Toni | Small Home Soul

Tuesday 8th of November 2016

Claire, those are so cute, I love them. What a great tv watching craft to make. I have a project I had in mind for the blanket stitch. Thanks for the illustration because I haven't done one before.

Claire Armstrong

Tuesday 8th of November 2016

Thank you Toni. Blanket stitch is a really quick and easy stitch to sew.

Thursday 13th of October 2016

Nice holiday decoration

Claire Armstrong

Thursday 13th of October 2016

Thank you !

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