I fell in love with this Christmas garland, adapted from an idea in Fa la la la Felt by Kathy Sheldon. Here are the steps:
(1) Cut red and white felt into strips. Mine are 1/2 inch x 8 inches.
(2) Lay a white strip over a red strip, then pull the white strip down about an inch. Begin rolling upward at the end you pulled down. This will give the “candy” a solid white center and a red outer layer.
(3) After the piece is rolled, put a pin through it to hold everything in place until you string the candies.
(4) Using a sturdy needle and extra-strength thread, poke the needle through the loose end of a candy, go through the middle of the candy and out the middle of the opposite side, and remove the pin. Pull the candies close together to keep the rolls tight.
(5) Hang your garland on the mantel, in a doorway or window, or on a Christmas tree or wreath! ♥
Looks scrumptious! I’m hoping to make a garland for our tree this year – – so this is an idea I’ll hold onto. Thanks!
It’s super quick and easy . . . you can make it while watching all those great Christmas movies! 🙂
This is so fun and festive! Love it!
Thank you, Kenley! SOOOOOOOO much fun (and SO easy and economical!) to make, too! 🙂
Cute, cute, cute! I think even I could do this–and just might.
Of course you could, my twin! 🙂
Oh, very cute!
Thank you, Christy! 🙂
Thank you, Liz! 🙂
That’s awesome! I could even do that.
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I love it, and I think I am going to by the book for Christmas present.
It really is lovely with tons of fun and easy projects! 🙂
Awesome!! SO CUTE! Felt is the go to material for christmas isn’t it?
It IS! I’d never used it before this year and now I’m hooked! 🙂
like this 🙂 I think I should try it! 🙂
You should!!! 🙂 Easy and fun, and you can make it on the go! 🙂
So gorgeous! Looks good enough to eat lol 🙂
It does, doesn’t it!!! 🙂 Thank you, Kelly! 🙂
This is brilliant, and easy enough for the kids to do. We’ll have to try this. Thanks for the idea.
You’re very welcome! Have fun!!! 🙂
Clever, clever!! Thanks for the ‘like’!!!
You’re very welcome! 🙂
What a cute idea! I want to make these now!! 🙂
Yay!!! Go for it! 🙂
Bwahaha! That brings back memories! Made those about 10 years ago 🙂
I’m a little behind the times then, aren’t I?! 🙂
I must have taken the idea in an old magazine somewhere! I still have them, I’ll post a picture for you later lol!
Love these! They’ll go perfectly with my “Sweets” Christmas Theme. Thanks
Yay! I can’t wait to see what all you make! I’m already loving the cupcakes! 🙂
This is brilliant! I’m doing this tomorrow!
I said the same thing when I saw the idea! 🙂 Luckily I already had red and white felt scraps, so I was good to go! 🙂 Can’t wait to see yours! P.S. The ones in the book had beads between the candies . . . that was super-cute, too!
I already have my red and white felt! I’ll probably make it this weekend.
Yay! Luckily, I already had some, too, because I couldn’t wait to get started on it! 🙂
This is so cute! What a great idea! ~V
I was so excited to find this idea, too! 🙂
Great project for a long cold winter night!
It IS! I hope you get to try it! 🙂
This is a great idea! I have that book! (Still haven’t opened it…) So many projects, so little time! LOL!
I know!!! I bookmarked a few more pages, too. We’ll see if I get to those!!! 🙂 P.S. This garland is on page 81 . . . with beads! 🙂
I’ll have to go have a peek! Thanks!!!
So cute, and festive too!
Thank you! Now to decide where to put it! 🙂
B E A T I F U L ! Thank you for sharing. Best, Mtetar
You’re very welcome! 🙂
You have so many nice projects , and other bloggers projects which are also nice. Thank you for sharing them all. Mtetar
This would be perfect on my tree. I’ve had just red and white decorations for several years now. I love how it looks so Scandinavian. Speaks to my Minnesotan roots. Might have to try this. Thanks for sharing all of your good ideas!
You’re very welcome, Beth! I’d love to see a photo of your tree sometime, too! 🙂
Too cute! This is something my daughter could do by herself. Great project… So going to have to make this for our tree.
Yay!!! 🙂 You and your daughter will have fun. Now I’m coming up with some ways to use all my little peppermints . . . post to come! 🙂
Thank you, Jayne! 🙂
January. January I promise to get back into sewing. Right now I am locking down ideas like this. Mind you the garland may not work in January. We’ll get there. I could eat this!
I know what you mean! I’m sure I have at least a years’ worth of projects in my head! 🙂
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What a fab idea. They will last longer than the usual sweets too. : )
That’s for sure . . . especially at our house! 🙂
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They look good enough to eat
Thank you! They DID make me hungry for something sweet . . . 🙂
Adorable, and I can’t believe how easy this is. I love red & white at Christmas, and I’m printing this out so I remember. So hoping I have time to make this one of these years . . . Thank you, Kathy.
You’re very welcome! I’ve had so much fun with it! And you’re right, it’s SUPER easy! Thanks, Sharon! 🙂
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