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It’s Christmas in July! Ha 🙂 I just found some pics of a flock of felt birds I made as Christmas tree ornaments. I used patterns from downeastthunderfarm.com, and different colors of wool felt and embroidery floss.

They looked pretty “special” since I am not really a sewer. I watched some YouTube videos before I started because I needed to learn even the most basic stitches. But here they are, in all their holiday glory…

DIY Felt Bird Ornaments - use nice wool felt and customize with your own colors.

DIY Felt Bird Ornaments - use nice wool felt and customize with your own colors.

UPDATE: I used the leftover materials from the bird ornaments this year, and ended up with felt dog ornaments!

DIY Felt Dog Ornaments - free pattern and tutorial

Candy Wrapper Zipper Pouch

I made a pouch using iron-on vinyl, fabric, empty M&M wrappers, and a zipper, using a tutorial at punkinpattern.blogspot.com.

Our son loves hoarding safely keeping things inside of it: money, toy cars, martian men, etc 🙂

I have all the supplies to make more, which I’m excited to do (someday!).

Here’s how it turned out:

3-8-2013 M&M zipper pouch (1)

candy wrapper pouch DIY

m&m zippered pouch