DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

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DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Take a break from the traditional red and green and incorporate color this season by creating this easy, vivid garland for your mantle, or even the whole tree. 

Using simple tools and inexpensive materials, you can have a vibrant themed holiday in your home this year.

Materials:

Several pieces of craft felt in different colors
Cardstock for a template
Scissors
Neutral Thread
Sewing Machine

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Cut a 2inch diameter circle from cardstock.

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Holding the template on the felt with your finger, carefully cut around the circle.

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Cut several pieces of each color.  The amount is up to you.

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Starting with one circle, sew a straight line down the center of the circle.

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

As you get close to the edge of the circle, place another one right after it and let the machine piece it together.

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Pretty soon, you will have a cohesive line of colorful circles.

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

The length will depend on your project.  You can make it 10 feet for a mantle, or 50 feet for your tree!

DIY: Polka Dot Holiday Garland

Hang it around the house and bring on some cheer!

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