Beginner | 23 min
Taught by Leslie Schucker
What builds holiday excitement more than a fun advent calendar? Expert sewist Leslie Schucker shows you how easy it is to sew a calendar completely by hand with felt. EZ Quilting templates help you cut out the pocket shapes quickly, and Leslie shares her favorite trick for transferring an embroidery design. Grab your favorite felt colors and get ready to hand-make some holiday magic.
Learn how to:
  • Hand sew an advent calendar
  • Use EZ Quilting templates to cut fabric shapes
  • Applique using whip stitch
  • Transfer an embroidery design from paper to fabric
  • Embroider numbers with back stitch and French knots
  • Make cording and tassels
What you'll get:
  • Video instruction on making your hand-sewn advent calendar
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert instructor Leslie Schucker
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Sew an Advent Calendar using EZ Quilting Templates
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 20" x 18" wool felt in white (natural)
  • Wool felt in red, teal, aqua, mint
  • 42" red extra large ric rack
  • DMC thread in Ivory 712, Red 817, Teal 3809, Aqua 597, Mint 993 
  • 2 48" pieces of red acrylic yarn made for cording and six yards for tassels
  • Buttons - 12 red, 12 aqua 
  • Dowel 22 1/2 x 1/2" in thick
  • Mini Fat Cat EZ Quilting Template
  • Boye PomPom/Tassel Maker
  • Removable tape
  • Number template
  • Pins
  • Embroidery needle
  • Fabric scissors
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