December 3, 2023

Felt Bead Garland

I whipped up this simple felt garland last night in a matter of minutes, seriously. And I love how it turned out, minimal, festive and elegant.
I used some of the felt beads left over from the mobile I made for Jude's room.
I used a yarn needle, threaded it with cotton yarn, then slid the needle through the beads.
The thickness of the yarn kept the beads in place, so I didn't have to knot them except for at the ends.
I might just have to create some more to decorate the Christmas tree too. They'd look great next to the felted ornaments and felt tree skirt that I made.
If you're looking for felt beads, I got mine from Handbehg Felts.  The color is vibrant and the price is reasonable.  I have doubts that I'll be taking it down after Christmas, it's such happy decoration.


  1. ooh, I love this project! just gorgeous. I would leave it up year-round, too. When are you going to open an Etsy shop so I can order a custom tree skirt?! So cool!!!

  2. This looks so fun. Just wondering what sz those felt balls are?

  3. Hmmm...Amber, I think they're the 2cm in Fiesta Mix

    And Naomi, one of these days, one of these days. That Etsy shop is always in the back of my mind, getting squashed by kiddos.

  4. Very cute! It looks fantastic with your tree skirt...which is so *fun* and original!

  5. Love this idea! I just went and ordered my own set of beads. Yay Etsy! :)

  6. Those are so simple, but they add so much to a room :)

    I bet you could make them for any occasion; even just to decorate the house for no special reason then to make you smile!

  7. Oh, I love this idea! It's so fun and colorful. And I just happen to have a bunch of felting wool in my craftroom. :)


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