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Published on December 18th, 2009 | by Jules Yap


Advent calendar made from Wilma tab-top curtain

Sonja is here to spread some Christmas cheer. An advent calendar has pockets of treats for each day leading up to Christmas.

“With December here, I thought I’d share with you the advent calendar I fashioned from a ready-made Wilma curtain.

It simply involved cutting the curtain to the required size and then sewing strips of white fabric onto it in order to create pockets into which the little treats could be slipped.”

Click for more detailed instructions on Sonja’s advent treats calendar.

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Jules Yap

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4 Responses to Advent calendar made from Wilma tab-top curtain

  1. Anonymous says:

    Cute idea. I have wanted to make an advent calander, but all the instructions I have found are for those that take an enormous amount of time to make. This is simple and quick, and cheerful. Great job!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I think it’s great- my mother has a similar one and I remember how exciting it was to anticipate the little presents. And I think the red and white fabrics with redwork stitching is nicely Scandinavian.

  3. Katha says:

    Wow, Anonymous, I am surprised at what condescension you would express “in front of your mom or daughter”.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I’m sorry, Sonja. But there is no Christmas cheer in this atrocity. There may be comfort. But there is no cheer. Happy Christmas, though. And thank you for sharing.

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