Sew Your Own Felt Advent Calendar BOOK by Sachiyo Ishii

Sachiyo Ishii

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A book to teach you how to make your own Advent calendar out of felt. Once made you'll be able to fill it with an array of little felt toys to charm the whole family. 

Start by learning how to make the basic calendar, then follow the simple step-by-step instructions inside to make your 24 tiny toys to peak out of its pockets. With just a few pieces of felt, stuffing, thread and ribbons, and only four basic stitches required, the toys take little time to make, are inexpensive and a great way to use up scraps of spare material. From holiday favorites like Santa and Rudolph to a scarfed squirrel and snuggly bear, there’s a merry companion for all your little ones (and for young-at-heart adults too!).

This book includes:

  • Instructions for making 24 tiny felt gift toys
  • Clear, step-by-step photographs
  • Techniques and stitches explained
  • Templates*

See below for complete Table of Contents.

Please note: These mini figures call for tiny sewing, the approximate height of the toys is 3 inches tall. *Pattern templates are actual size and do not need reducing or enlarging.

Soft cover; 7.5 x 9 inches, 78 pages
Author: Sachiyo Ishii

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Materials & tools 8
Making the calendar 12
The Toys 20
Basic techniques 22
Glove 24
Poinsettia 26
Christmas tree 28
Candy cane 30
Rabbit 32
Brown bear 34
Robin 36
Elf 38
Squirrel 41
Teddy bear 42
Reindeer 44
Owl 46
Snowman 48
Gingerbread house 50
Fox 53
Gingerbread man 56
Elephant 58
Angel 60
Penguin 63
Cat in stocking 64
Holly wreath 66
Toy soldier 68
Santas girl 72
Santa 76