Festive Friends Advent Panel
Designed by : Jennifer Bell
of Creative Monsoon
and included in the Devonstone Collection
The Festive Friends Advent Panel is a bright and happy Australian themed Advent Calendar featuring our iconic Australian animals including Koalas, Kangaroos and more.
Your small people will just love counting down to Christmas by retrieving their treat each day and then talking about what Australian animal or Christmas saying was on the daily pocket.
This lovely clean and modern designed Advent Calendar Panel would make the ideal gift for your special people overseas, whether they be young or old as it would add a touch of Australian Summer to their Winter celebrations.
Other complimentary Australian themed projects include a
Suitable for all sewing levels, the Festive Friends Advent Calendar Panel is a just waiting to be embroidered, embellished or just assembled to add the ultimate Summer Christmas excitement for your small people to add a fun, festive feel to your Christmas decor.
The panel is 100% Cotton and includes pre-printed easy to follow assembly instructions.
The pockets are simple to add using box pleating and can hold a daily little treat or sweet.
Panel Size: 60cm W x 112cm L
Finished Calendar Size: 46cm W x 54cm L
Individual Pocket Size: 7cm W x 8cm L
Other materials needed to finish the calendar could be :
- Batting/wadding at least 60cm x 50cm
- Backing fabric at least 60cm x 50cm
- Fabric for either hanging tabs or a rod pocket.
Just in case you are a bit nervous about embellishing and adding beads and sequins to your Advent Calendar for some extra sparkle
Click HERE to see how easy it is.
We also have some fun Christmas Stockings that can be made up as well.
Click HERE to see an some hand made Santa Baubles Christmas decorations!
The History of Advent Calendars
The tradition dates to the mid-19th century, when German Protestants made chalk marks on doors or lit candles to count the days leading up to Christmas. Gerhard Lang is widely considered the producer of the first printed Advent calendar in the early 1900s.