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Feeling Lucky Leprechaun Finger Puppet…and giveaway!

March 08, 2012, 10:01 am  Posted by Lark
 

By the time St. Patrick’s Day rolls around each year (especially after a rough winter), I am ready to bring on the green! Bring on the tulips, the first buds on the trees, the songbirds…. and this little leprechaun finger puppet, made by Cathy Gaubert and featured in Heart-Felt Holidays.

Download the project instructions here: Leprechaun Finger Puppet

Even better, enter for a chance to win a signed copy of Heart-Felt Holidays and a prize pack of felt – perfect for leprechaun crafting! – from our good friends at Felt on the Fly (thanks so much, Janet!).

To enter, please leave a comment on this post by 9 p.m. EST on Monday, March 12. Any comment is fine, though we’d love to hear why you like working with felt or about a favorite felt creation you’ve made. One winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries and notified by Tuesday, March 13. Click here for the official rules.

This giveaway is now closed! Thanks to everyone who left a comment…. the winner will be announced shortly!

 
 
 
 

49 Responses

    dragonfly3516 says:

    OH,pick me, pick me

    Celina says:

    I love working with wool felt – especially from Felt on the Fly!  I make wool stuffed animals for my GardenBirdie shop on Etsy.  My favorite at the moment is an ivory spring owl with yellow flower embellishments :)

    April Ispas says:

    I’m in love with wool felt. You know what they say: once you’ve gone wool felt you won’t go back to that crafty stuff!
    Currently I’m making sunflower brooches to help welcome spring!

    My favorite felt project was Yoda finger puppets.  They were for a friend who was getting married and loves Star Wars.  I made one Yoda and one a Yoda bride because hey, he had to come from somewhere… 

      My second favorite project was a Voodoo Doll pincushion with teenagers for an Anti-Valentine’s Day program.  They turned out really cute.

    Mandylikespie says:

    Super cool giveaway! This book is on my wish list. And that leprechaun is adorable. :)

    Phyllismelancon says:

    He is almost cute enough to date..

    Yanamom says:

    Last year my children and I made felt “peeps”.  They were so cute!  Everyone loved them.  I would love to win this giveaway.  The leprechaun is so cute!

    Sandy Farquhar says:

    I love felt! I can’t wait to make this cute Leprechaun!  I made some Felt Valentine Envelopes that I embellished with heart decorative stiches and heart buttons and sent w/conversation hearts…

    Raine Lampert says:

    Oh my goodness he is so cute! I would love have a book about creations as  have no patterns, plus I am Irish so I would have to make this guy. I do have some wool here thatI wantto make intoa penny rug but I have not got around to cutting it out. I must think I am going to mess it up!

    Kristy says:

    I love the texture felt adds. I recently made a doll with felt for the hair, and love using felt for plushies!
    Thanks for the fun!

    jleekamitchell says:

    Haven’t worked with felt before, but I’d love to learn.  Thanks for the chance to win.

    Melanee says:

    baby shoes in all shapes, sizes & styles for my new baby grand daughter who lives in Sydney Australia.. orange high top sneakers were my favorite.. *s*

    Rhonda says:

    So cute! I knitted & felted hearts recently.

    Cortney Palmatier says:

    I love working with felt because it’s so versatile, and doesn’t need finished edges.  You can see my favorite creations here:
    http://www.thecaffeinatedquilter.com/?p=358, stuffed dragon toys for my kiddos!

    BarbaraR says:

    I’m always looking for fun new projects…and these look adorable!

    My favorite felt creation is finger puppets for my son-I’ve made a monkey, bunnies, and a frog so far (from my own patterns) but haven’t attempted people yet!

    tina r says:

    wool felt is a miracle fabric! if you were to give me a pencil and paper, i’d be intimidated to draw something. but with felt and a nice sharp pair of fabric scissors, and i can dig right in, and usually like what i come up with. thanks for the chance to win.

    Mdennison says:

    Love to make felt toys!

    Dgluch says:

    I would love to make something out of some wool felt.  I have just made some dolls using acrylic felt and some of it was so disappointing. 

    Mommieze says:

    I love using felt for making lots of things , hair accessories, softies, tooth fairy pillows, and more.
    It is so easy to work with!

    Ann Lemke Williams says:

    Felt is so forgiving.  I like that is doesn’t fray.

    Katie says:

    I love working with felt because it’s fantastic.  It’s not flimsy like fabric, doesn’t fray, has bright lovely colors, and makes sewing a breeze..I’m new to that :)  And I’d love to win this because i love working with Janet’s felt, it’s lovely :)

    Christine Bolin says:

    I like working with felt because it’s so forgiving.  If you make a mistake just get your scissors and make it right.  Thanks for the chance win. 

    Arteaga06 says:

    I am new to felt and would love to be able to have a copy of this book to get my creative juices flowing. Wool felt feels so much different than the acrylic found in stores. My kids enjoy seeing me crafting!

    Cheryl Moran says:

    I haven’t done anything lately with felt but would love to start.  My friend gave me the nicest Christmas table runner that was made from felt with Christmas ornaments on it.  I flip it over and use it during the rest of the year cause there are colors on the edges that match my family room.

    Barefootwithbrandy says:

    Felt is forgiving for newbies

    Julie says:

    I used to love making little felt dolls or animals when I was a child. Many (many) years later, I’m remembering how much I enjoyed working with felt and embroidery thread. Now just have to find the time… I love the wool felt that’s available now, such beautiful colors.

    Cdsp says:

    Great giveaway. I would love to win some felt. I have been some from Felt on the Fly and I love it and love working with wool. I use my wool on quilts.

    Quiltnut331 says:

    what a wonderful giveaway. Thank you. I love to make runners and candle mats.

    Aqua Lee says:

    I’ve never worked with felt yet but I’d love to try this little guy! So cute.

    mrs weasley says:

    Felt is so much fun to work with.  The leprechaun is adorable!

    Denise says:

    I like to make felt birthday crowns.  Thanks for such a terrific giveaway!

    Diann Cornell says:

    I like to make felt holiday decorations, especially Christmas ornaments.

    Ljmcwilliams says:

    I love working with felt. The felt crowns are a wonderful birthday and dress up item for children!
    Great giveaway. Would love to have the book!

    Larissa Pelc says:

    The favorite things I’ve done with felt have been my zombie felties!

    Lee says:

    I love making little felted strawberries !  thanks for the great giveaway!

    Diane says:

    I love to work with felt, it needs no hemming!! and i can sit in frount of the tv and do all my felt projects and not feel like i am wasting time. Its exciting to see all the new patterns and books comming out, that have to do with felt. My needles and i are so ready!!! keep those patterns comming!!!!!

    Clpotter says:

    Felt feels good …handles well…doesn’t frey…..is attractive…etc…

    I love to work with felt. It is great for embroidery and making little dolls. I also love to make hair decorations. Also great with children´s projects.Just a little glue, no needles! It´s just the easiest product around.

    Erika says:

    Felt is my fav material to work with…thanks for the opportunity to win this beautiful book :)

    Kristieg says:

    I would love to win the book. I’m new to using felt, but love it already.

    Susan says:

    Oh I would love to win :)

    Jacki Moore says:

    Ohhhhh, this is adorable! We’re always looking for fun little crafts and projects to do with the kids, here at our library!

    Cito Kurrukan says:

    I’ve seen this puppet family video that could use a St. Patrick’s treatment, unless there’s one already.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJyNoFkud6g

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