how to make felt ball garland

How to make a felt ball garland for decorations

Felt ball garland is easy to make craft but looks very beautiful. The best part is it can be made with few things, most of which are available in a normal household or you can purchase them from anywhere.

If you are a crafty person you can make your own Felt ball garland or

You can buy felt balls here to make your very own garland

felt ball garland

How to make felt ball garland to use for decorations

Felt ball garland is great for decorations, nursery decor, nursery mobiles.


1. Felt balls

This is the most important raw material while making this beautiful garland. Felt balls are so cute and appealing. These little bouncy balls can be used in a variety of ways to make crafts. And the best part is they are easy to use. They can be used to make garlands, small felt flowers and many more felt crafts.

Now coming to the point of making your felt ball garland, you can choose any set of colours to make a  felt ball garland. Also, you can use different sizes depending on your needs.

Felt balls are available in many sizes like 1.5 cm, 2 cm, 2.5 cm. Either you can buy felt balls here or you can make your own with roving wool.

2. A string

A string will be needed to hold all the felt balls together. Any type of string can be used for this purpose. Either a cotton string, elastic string or a nylon string would do.

Believe me, there is no hard and fast rule for this. Also, use any length string you require for your felt ball garland.

Just make sure to keep extra 20-30 cm extra string on both sides to make loops while hanging

4. A scissor

Any scissor in your home would be fine for this craft. It will be required to cut the string to a proper length.

5. A needle

A needle will be required for threading the felt balls. Size of the needle should be according to the size of the string (thin or thick) you are using. It should be of the proper length, sharpness and have a good-sized eye for the string must pass through it.

Felt garland


This is an easy process of passing a string through the felt balls or threading the felt balls. Before starting, make sure you have selected the right colours. Arrange the colours as you want your felt ball garland to be.

  1. Make a loop at the starting end of the string and start with the first felt ball.
  2. Pass the needle through the centre of the felt ball.
  3. Then repeat the process with more felt balls.
  4. Keep some space between each felt ball.
  5. After threading all the felt balls, make a loop at the end also.
  6. It will help to make it a bit stronger.

Decorations using felt ball garland

Felt garland can be used to decorate nurseries, Christmas trees, walls and staircases. There is no shortage of ideas when it comes to trying decorative ideas. This garland is the simplest felt craft that can add freshness to your space.


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