Sunday, November 25, 2012

Crafty Cows 5: Felt Advent Calendars

Our Crafty Cows group decided on a weekly craft with a Christmas theme leading up to the holidays.  I searched all over pinterest and finally found something I loved as a child, advent calendars.  Check this ridiculously amazing one from inchmark journal, this incredibly funky one I found on etsy, and this beautifully detailed one from A Feathered Nest. Pretty amazing, right?

I loved the idea, but I don't sew and the idea of measuring square pockets to an exact size freaked me out.  Anything requiring a high degree of exactitude is generally a failure for me (I don't bake bread, I don't do origami). So, here's what I came up with--a whole lot of hot glue and only a teeny bit of sewing for the buttons, and not a measuring tape in sight:








3 comments:

  1. So adorable! You've inspired me to try my hand at an advent calendar for my little one. Do you know how large this ended up being?

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    1. How did yours turn out? Mine is about 3 feet long. It's held up pretty well over the years!

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