Inspired by - Felt Scrap Garland

Use left over felt scraps to make a upcycled Christmas garland. 

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Today I'm sharing another project inspired by another fantastic blogger - part of my "Inspired by" series. This time it's a lovely felt garland made from felt scraps inspired by one I saw a couple of years ago over at Pillar Box Blue.

What I love about this project is that it uses the teeny tiniest scraps left over from all my recent felted jumper projects. 

It's super simple. Take little left over bits of felt, cut them into pieces approx 1" square and then thread them up to make a garland.

I've been on a bit of a 'felting old jumpers and cardigans' crazy recently and have been making all sorts of things with the felt. I've already shared a few here, some felt flowers & these felt lavender bag houses and I have quite a few more to come. What this has generated is a lot of tiny scraps and I was really pleased to remember this garland idea.

It was so quick to make up and saves all the little pieces from the bin. Yay! 


I used a Green Pearl Thread  and made my garland about 145cm/57" long (plus the tassels) . It actually gets pretty heavy so this feels long enough.

I finished the ends of my garland with a few beads and a tassel made from more of the embroidery thread.  

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You can see the felt from my felted jumpers and cardigans came out in different thicknesses, that doesn't matter at all for this project. Not all my pieces were perfectly square either, I used every little corner so as to not waste a scrap! 

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Pillar Box Blue has a lovely bauble idea too along the same lines if you want more options, check out it out here.

I wanted something to use up my tiny felt scraps - job done! 

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