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Pot of Gold – Felt Door Hanger

Pot Of Gold Door Hanger Tutorial - W/ pocket for leprechaun gold.

Irish folklore includes a rich history of the trouble making Leprechaun. Legends tell of these hardworking mischief makers storing their treasure- golden coins- in pots hidden at the end of a rainbow. This magical secret hiding place insures his pot of gold will never found – unless of course – you are very lucky!

Our felt pot of gold door hangers include a pocket to hold chocolate gold coins or other small treasures and a four leaf clover for luck!

These easy felt door hangers make a great Saint Patrick’s Day craft and and an even better Saint Patrick’s day surprise for the mischief making treasures in your life.

You will need:

8″ x 4″ – Black felt*

4″ x 4″ Gold Felt  – Egg Yolk*

2″ x 2″ scrap dark green Felt – Fresh Cut Grass*

Gold Sequins  –Goldrush

12′ – 14″ Rainbow Ribbon

*matching thread

Sewing needles, scissors.

Template (at the end of post)

Cut 

1 template B from black felt and 1 from gold felt, 1 template A from black felt and 1 shamrock from green felt.

Sew felt shamrock onto template A and set aside.

Attach ribbon to the black B  felt piece in a loop. Set aside.

Attach sequins to the top of the gold felt B template.

See our blog post on attaching sequins. 

Attach both B pieces together with a running stitch. I used an overcast stitch around the top of the piece moving my needle around the sequins and a running stitch  around the ribbon.

Add A piece to front and overcast stitch around the outside leaving the top open to make a pocket.

Fill with small treasures, gold coins chocolates or gold wrapped candies and leave on the door of your

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Print at full size.

Happy Crafting~ Andie

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