Today is Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop. Have you been following along? Today’s theme is Holiday Party Food. Since I’m not a Food Blogger, I’m sharing a beautiful Felt Christmas Stocking Place Setting that I made with the Cricut Maker.
Keep reading for the full tutorial and more great Christmas Party inspiration.
Welcome to the third annual 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop!
Stop by every day from December first through the twelfth for new ideas you can use to make your season brighter!
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They have all been busy as Elves creating, decorating, cooking and crafting tons of new ideas for you to try this holiday season!
Are you tired of hearing about my “New Cricut Maker” yet? I’m pretty sure if I had to choose just one craft for the rest of my life, it would be this awesome Cricut Machine. Not only is it fun, but the things that it can cut is amazing!
I wanted to make a Felt Christmas Stocking that I could use to hold silverware at a place setting for a dinner party. Whenever I think about cutting felt into shapes, I have flashbacks to school or 4-H when they wanted you to cut felt with kid’s scissors. You know what I’m talking about! It was so frustrating.
The Cricut Maker cuts as easy as a pair of Gingher scissors slices through fabric, but it can cut intricate shapes and holes and details inside of the shapes.
Materials need for Felt Christmas Stocking
- Black Felt
- Burgundy Felt
- Small piece of white felt
- Thick Tacky Glue
- Black Button
- Thin White Ribbon
- Cricut Maker with Rotary Blade
- Cricut Access Standard
- In Cricut Design Space, search for Stocking. There are several to choose from. I like this one that had the scalloped border on it. Since I wanted this to be an actual stocking, I cut two bases out of black.
- Search snowflakes and find one that you like to decorate the front of your stocking.
- Cut out all of your pieces with the Maker. See how tiny some of the details are on the snowflake? Isn’t that amazing? And no hand cutting!
- Use thick tacky glue on the edges of the black felt to create the stocking leaving the hole at the top. If you sew, you could hand sew a blanket stitch to keep your stocking together.
- Glue the burgundy details on the stocking, and the black cuff at the top.
- Glue the snowflake on the center.
- To finish your stocking, tie a white ribbon through your button holes and make a knot.
- Glue your button to the center of the snowflake.
That’s all there is to it. I also cut the black place mat under plate out of black felt to match the stocking. See how the Maker cut out the holes? You can’t do that with scissors!
More Cricut Maker Projects
- Cricut Maker Review *Find out what materials it can cut*
- Pallet Snowman Craft
- Personalized Christmas Ornaments
- DIY Coat Rack
- Decorative Fall Dishes See the tiny circle that the Maker cut!
Be sure to visit our fellow 12 Days of Christmas Bloggers below for even more creative ideas this holiday season!