Make a keepsake Advent Calendar in a much less overwhelming way! Each group member will pick one ornament design and make 24 copies using my template and instructions. (There are 29 options to choose from with varying levels of difficulty. The 5 not picked will be available to you to make one for yourself in case you prefer it over others).
Sewing is required, but you can hand sew if you don't have a sewing machine.
Everyone will make the background on your own with the tutorial provided. This is a fun opportunity to get creative and make it your own! I include some different options in the tutorial. Don't like buttons? I will show you a clothespin style as well.
Finished size is 30" wide x 44" tall - larger than average, but it makes it that much more magical and memorable for kids (and adults!). Plus, it makes it easier to sew the ornaments!
Iron on numbers will be available to purchase separately, as well as pre-cut felt pieces for your ornament.
We will swap in mid November so you will have everything you need by December 1.
You can participate from anywhere in the U.S. by mailing your pages. Shipping will be $3.95 to mail the swapped ornaments back to you.
If you prefer to make everything yourself, the complete template bundle will be available shortly. Get on my mailing list to be notified!
The advent calendar was so fun for our family and the swap was impeccably run!
Kailan's swap are well organized and well run. This is my second swap. All of her directions are clear and easy to follow. I've wanted to make an advent calendar for years, but thought it was too much work. Doing this swap was so easy. All of the ornaments turned out great. My kids are very excited to get started.
I really enjoyed this swap! The directions were very clear and easy to follow! Kailan is so organized and is easy to work with! She will help with any questions or problems you might have! I can't wait for my Grand daughter to see it! It will be a special family tradition for her and her brother!
I am so happy that I joined this swap. I have joined many swaps this year and this, by far, was my favorite. I can't say it was a total breeze but I think that's what made it so special in the end. Watching everyone layout their ornaments for the swap was so exciting, I felt like a child at Christmas again. Seeing everyones hard work come together was so awesome. Everyone did a great job. Kailans templates and instructions walk you through every step and if there's something you still don't have down she's always there to lend a helping hand. She's very knowledgeable and resourceful. I can't wait for December 1st to arrive to hang our first ornament!!
What a great Pre-Christmas gift for any child to have to start the Christmas season! I can't wait to give this to my grandbabies! Each ornament has a personal touch by each person who made them, giving them all a special meaning. Truly made from the heart! Thank you for coming up with such unique ideas for our children!