Tree Advent Calendar

Tree Advent Calendar

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

Additional Information


  • Felt:
    1/2 yd each: white, green
    1/8 yd each, light blue, bright blue
  • 1 1/2 yds snowflake trim
  • 25 Velcro® hook & loop fastener dots
  • Glittering Silver Tulip® Scribbles® Fashion Writer Paint
  • Batting remnant
  • Disappearing marker
  • Fabri-Tac® glue
  • Thread
  • 1/2" dowel rod
  • 1 1/4 yds fur trim
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread
  • Basic sewing supplies

1. Cut white felt 14"x20" for the background. Fold down top edge 1 1/2". Edge stitch to form rod pocket.
2. Cut tree pattern from green felt and glue to center of backing.
3. Cut 24 two-inch circles from light blue felt & 26 two-inch circles from bright blue felt. Cut twenty-five 1 1/2"
circles from batting. Use two thicknesses if needed.
4. Put the batting between 2 circles. Zigzag stitch around the edges. Repeat for all circles to form disks.
5. Use Scribbles® Fashion Writer Paints to draw on the numbers 1 to 25. Allow paint to dry thoroughly.
6. Cut snowflakes from trim. Glue in place on disks. Glue loopy side of Velcro® dot to back of disks.
7. Fuse ribbon from trim to tree as a garland shape.
8. Place disks on tree to determine placement of fuzzy side of Velcro® dots. Glue in place.
Sticky-back dots should be glued in place.
9. Hand stitch fur trim 1 row to top and 2 rows to bottom of panel.