20 June 2018


BC Paperback

190x235 mm



80 pages

Search Press

Sew Your Own Felt Advent Calendar

by Sachiyo Ishii

Advent calendars take pride of place in homes all over the world in the run up to Christmas. This year, why not add a personal touch to your Christmas countdown by making your own felt calendar, filled with an array of festive felt figures to delight the whole family? Felt is soft, tactile and very easy to use, and sewers of all abilities will enjoy creating this fabulous festive decoration. 

Best-selling author Sachiyo Ishii starts by showing you how to make the basic calendar, and then provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and templates for 24 tiny felt toys to place in the pockets. These cute little Christmas-themed projects are quick to make using just a few pieces of felt, stuffing, thread and ribbons, and make perfect little gifts for children and adults alike.

Easy to make and fun to use, the calendar can be stored away and brought out year after year to become a much-loved family favourite for many years to come. 

Book Contents

Introduction 6
Materials & tools 8
Making the calendar 12
The Toys 20
Basic techniques 22
Glove 24
Poinsettia 26
Christmas tree 28
Candy cane 30
Rabbit 32
Brown bear 34
Robin 36
Elf 38
Squirrel 41
Teddy bear 42
Reindeer 44
Owl 46
Snowman 48
Gingerbread house 50
Fox 53
Gingerbread man 56
Elephant 58
Angel 60
Penguin 63
Cat in stocking 64
Holly wreath 66
Toy soldier 68
Santa’s girl 72
Santa 76

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