Crafty Fun with Two Felt Craft Pattern Books from Leisure Arts + Reader Giveaway

Felt Craft Pattern Books

I don’t have a crafty bone in my body, but I know there are many moms out there who do – including mine! Here’s an idea for a Mother’s Day gift: check out Leisure Arts where you can get some great felt craft books with patterns to add to Mom’s repertoire. Of course, if you are the crafty one in the family, you can make the crafts yourself and have something awesome to give to Mom next year!

Leisure Arts has a couple of new felt books available that give you step-by-step instructions for a number of fun products for your home and/or for your kids or grandkids.

Felt Flower Pattern

Felt for the Home ($9.99 value; also available for digital for $7.99)

This book makes it easy to craft faux flowers and other colorful accents for any room in the house. With just a little bit of cutting, gluing, and simple embroidery stitches, anyone can create fun pillows, inspiring wall art, and carefree floral arrangements. Projects by Kimberly Layton include Unicorn Pillow, Donut Garland, “Dream On” Banner, Cacti, Vase of Flowers, Succulent Wreath, Wood “Welcome” Sign, “Hello” Wallhanging, Geometric Heart Pillow, and Succulent Garden. Faux flowers are Mum, Rose, Zinnia, and Cosmos; Cacti are Prickly Pear Cactus, Saguaro Cactus, and Flowering Cactus; Succulents feature six leaf shapes. Patterns and step-by-step instructions are included.

Felt Fishing Game Pattern

Kids’ Felt Cuties ($9.99 value; also available for digital for $7.99)

From royal crowns to animal masks, these fun designs will keep kids entertained. Patterns and step-by-step instructions make them all easy to craft with just a little bit of cutting, gluing, and simple embroidery stitches. Projects by Kimberly Layton include Simple Flower Crown, Jeweled Crown, Floral Headband, Star Wand, Taco Plushie, Piggy Coin Bank, Vegetable Garden Box (with Cabbages, Carrots, Radishes, and Flowers), Deer Mask, Fox Mask, Raccoon Mask, and magnetic Fishing Game (with Fishing Pole, Parrot Fish, Glow Fish, Pinky Fish, Blue Runner Fish, Sherbet Fish, Inky the Octopus, Coral, Grass, and Starfish).

Reader Giveaway: One lucky Thrifty Jinxy reader will win both the Felt for the Home and Kids’ Felt Cuties books featured above. To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59 pm ET on 5/21/18. Good luck!

Felt Craft Books Giveaway


  1. Jennifer Barr says:

    Love that fish game

  2. My daughter is very crafty. She’d love to use these for some inspiration.

  3. John Smith says:

    “Let us know your favorite craft projects to tackle and/or who will use these felt craft books if you win.” My personal craft projects involving impressive amounts of tedious work with a Dremel. These books would be used by a deserving relative!

  4. Susan Hartman says:

    I would share them with my daughter. I think we both can have some fun with them.

  5. Alexandra Y says:

    My daughter would love these craft books.

  6. this would be for my son


    my grandkids and i love to make crafts to use for gifts for their parents

  8. kimberly burnett says:

    My daughter would love these books, she’s very crafty!

  9. I would love to try some of these crafts with my little niece

  10. Anne Higgins says:

    Great ideas to create fun with the grandkids. Creativity is endless and felt is easy to work with. Love the fish pond along with the other pictures. Just like a good recipe, the photo makes all the difference!

  11. So great, my sister has a cricut which would be great to but and make these felt items.


    My son loves these types of crafts

  13. Sandra Vermeline says:

    I would love to do these crafts with my granddaughter.

  14. I like all kinds of crafts, especially plastic canvas and cross stitching. My kids and I would have a lot of fun with this.

  15. Rajee Pandi says:

    We love hand painting

  16. Jeanna Massman says:

    My niece would love these books. We make greeting cards using stamps.

  17. My grandkids are here a lot over the summer and are always looking for things to do. They like drawing, coloring, building, crafts, making slime, bubbles, riding bikes, swimming, playing in the sandbox, and on the swing set, etc. They would do these crafts also. TY

  18. Ashley C says:

    I would love to do some craft projects with my son

  19. susan smoaks says:

    i love to make homemade greeting cards and mail them to friends and family. they always love getting a homemade card.

  20. Stacy Potter says:

    these are very cute ideas

  21. Wendy R. says:

    Oh goodness, these books look fun! I’d love some new projects to do with my daughter. The felt cactus are right up my alley.

  22. Antoinette M says:

    My daughter would love this prize. She would probably make the unicorn pillow first!

  23. We make a lot of paper and clay flowers. We like to build moats.

  24. I would make that flower garden

  25. My niece has Babier Doll House, so when I told her about this book, she was so excited, she wanna make flower garden for her doll house!

  26. My favorite craft projects vary. I love to find new cute, yet easy projects online. My faithful go to has always been paint by numbers!

  27. maria gentry says:

    I would love to do these with my children!

  28. kathy pease says:

    I would like to win this for my granddaughter 🙂

  29. My kids would love these. Very fun. Thanks.

  30. Jerry Marquardt says:

    I like the flower craft the most of all of the crafts as featured in this web-page.

  31. I like to do paper crafts like Origami, Kirigami and Quilling, but I’d love to try these felt crafts myself! Thanks and God Bless!

  32. Jessie Arthur says:

    We love using soft craft supplies like pompoms and felt. My 3 yr old will adore these!

  33. Stephanie Larison says:

    These would be for my 3 daughters, they all love doing crafts together.

  34. I heart making terraria Christmas ornaments!

  35. jodi Hassel says:

    i would love to do this with my niece!

  36. Buddy Garrett says:

    My wife loves to make crafts for the home. These books would be for my wife and granddaughter.

  37. Billie Rowell says:

    I love crafts that are messy and double as a game. Thanks for the chance to win.

  38. Meredith Brooks says:

    I would love to craft with my friends daughter & my cousins. Thanks for the chance to win!

  39. vivian blevins says:

    crafy books.

  40. Philip Lawrence says:

    If I win, my grandchild will use these felt craft books.

  41. Cassandra D says:


  42. I would love to win these books for my nieces
    Thank You for the chance!

  43. Christina Almond says:

    These are so cute! I’ll be spending a few days babysitting for my best friend’s twin girls soon and we would have so much fun doing some of these crafts!

  44. Kim Naumann says:

    My grandkids have a new craft room so would try them out with them.

  45. We are not picky about making things. As long as the craft is kid related, we would try it. We just like doing it together!

  46. We like taking on a lot of craft challenges. They activity usually turns out fun too.

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