Felt-Astic
Reader's Digest UK|November 2021
It’s never too early to get started on your Christmas decor…
Mike Aspinall

IT SOUNDS OBVIOUS but, as a professional crafter, I make a lot of things. I make things almost every day. And I love it! But what I don’t love is the waste that it can generate. I take steps to reduce this waste as much as possible—but it’s impossible to avoid things like scraps and off-cuts of paper, fabric, card etc.

After a recent project, I was left with quite a few scraps of felt. I collected it into a little pile and it sat in my craft room, unused, for a few weeks. I just couldn’t bring myself to throw it away! I knew there must be a use for it… then inspiration struck!

The great thing about this project is that you can literally use anything you have available. Card, fabric, felt, wood, paper, foam, cork… just follow the simple steps below.

You will need

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