The Kunin Group Felt Halloween Cat Magnet

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by Debra Schmitz, The Kunin Group

The Kunin Group Felt Halloween Cat Magnet

Great for hanging things on your refrigerator and desk around Halloween!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Download and print project template and refer to as needed throughout project.
  • 2
    Iron a 6 inch square piece of iron-on adhesive onto the Black felt.
  • 3
    Using the template pieces, cut out the cat body and the cat head from the Black felt in step 1.
  • 4
    Iron iron-on adhesive onto the back of the Purple printed fabric. Cut two pieces that are 1 inch x 5-1/2 inch each.
  • 5
    Cut out two pieces of Orange felt that are 4-1/2 inch x 5-1/2 inch each.
  • 6
    Iron the fabric strips to the front of one piece of Orange felt, top to bottom, 1/4 inch from the outside edges as shown.
  • 7
    Position the cat body on the front of the Orange felt over the fabric strips and iron in place. Iron the cat head onto the body at a slight slant.
  • 8
    With 3 strands of Black embroidery floss, blanket-stitch the edges of the fabric strips.
  • 9
    Wih 3 strands of Light Pumpkin embroidery floss, blanket-stitch around the outside edges of the cat body and head.
  • 10
    Stitch a nose and smile onto the cat face. Make a bow of 9 inch of 3-strand Light Pumpkin embroidery floss and stitch it at the base of the tail with a button in the center. Stitch the other 3 buttons onto the fabric strip on the right side of the banner above and below the cat head as shown.
  • 11
    Glue the eyes in place on the cat face. Cut out 2 Black eyelids using the template piece and glue them in place.
  • 12
    Iron the iron-on adhesive onto the back of the remaining 4-1/2 x 5-1/2 inch piece of Orange felt and then iron the two pieces together for a finished back.
  • 13
    With three strands of Light Pumpkin embroidery floss, blanket-stitch around the outside edges of the banner.
  • 14
    Cut a four piece of magnetic tape. Glue the magnet strip to the back top of the banner.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • 9 inch x 12 inch Felt Sheet Black
  • 9 inch x 12 inch Felt Sheet Orange
  • 3 inch x 6 inch Piece of Printed Purple Fabric
  • 9 inch x 12 inch Iron On Adhesive that is 2 inch Thick
  • DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 310 Black
  • DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 970 Light Pumpkin 104230781
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 10 mm 100 pc. 104233379
  • Nicole™ Crafts Magnets U Magnet Tape 1/2 inch x 25 yard 104147168
  • Contrasting Buttons that Coordinate with the Purple Fabric (4)
  • Beacon FABRIC-TAC Permanent Adhesive 8 oz. 104148492
  • Iron
  • Pins
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Needle
Download Project Template