Last minute christmas gifts, the second. Again used: woolfelt. This time you´ll only need some scraps. The quality I´ve used here is the same as for the napkin rings. Further you´ll need some crochet yarn, pearls or beads and a dowel rod.
Depending on your material and eventually premade parts, this could be done in 30 minutes.
First, choose a pattern.
I decided for hearts because this one will be for a friend who decorated her whole appartment very "hearty". There was no need for a real pattern - I simply used a cookie cutter for marking:
You can save a LOT of time if you use premade felt items. They´re available in a variety of shapes and sizes and you surely find something that will match your need.
Trust me: If you want snowflakes - BUY THEM!
You might want to use small hooks to hang the mobile. It´s useful to pre-drill holes for them, too, to prevent the wood from splitting.
simple overhand knot) into your yarn where you want to place the next heart shape. If you want to keep distance equal, measure where your knot should be. The distance I used was 8 cm between hearts. Repeat this until you have as many strings as you need in desired length.
Take another piece of yarn and thread it trough the hooks for hanging. Adjust length and knot. FINISHED!
This works with almost every shape:
As usually, please feel free to tell me how to improve the tutorial and show me your window mobile - Feedback is highly appreciated. ^.^