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New Wool Felt and Cork Wall Coverings from Submaterial. Image via Design Milk 

Hello lovely people

How beautiful is this wallpapered felt wall by Submaterial ? I would totally use this wall as a feature in my home in a heartbeat… Would you? I particularly love that felt is a versatile fabric and is perfect for wall coverings, soft furnishings (like my round cushion tutorial) and wall hangings. I adore that its textural effect can be so beautifully subtle or a dramatic with a 3D edge.

I have been so inspired by this fabric of late that I have put together an easy felt wall-hanging tutorial for you below; I do hope that you’re feeling the crafty bug as they are super easy to do!


Felt placemat re-purposed into a wallhanging

[su_heading size=”18″]FELT ART WALL-HANGING TUTORIAL[/su_heading]

[su_heading size=”18″]REQUIREMENTS[/su_heading]

  • Felt Fabric or Felt Placemats (available art stores or Interior decor shops)
  • Dowel Wood
  • Drill and Saw
  • Twine
  • Sewing Machine, Hand Sew or Glue Gun
  • Scissors

[su_heading size=”18″]METHOD [/su_heading]

  • Decide on shape and size for your wall-hanging
  • Cut it out; remember to allow a 6cm hem at the top (this will be where you will thread your dowel through.)
  • Sew, hand-sew or glue seam over 3cm.
  • Grab your dowel, measure the length at least 3cm longer than your wall-hanging.
  • Using your saw, cut your dowel length
  • Using your drill, drill a hole 1cm in from either end of your dowel
  • Thread your dowel through your seam
  • Thread Twine through each hole and double knot at each end.

Traditional felt made into a pentagong shaped wallhanging with 4 x geo circles cut out.


Emma – A stylist and Insta friend of mine also made this sweet art work by framing a felt placemat. Such a fabulous and simple idea, right? You can follow her on Instagram right here.

Felt Art by Emma from Raw Styling


8 Responses so far.

  1. That wall is just incredible, I couldn’t help but touch it. Unfortunately I think the kids wouldn’t be able to help themselves either and I cant imagine it is easy to clean sticky handprints off of. Or dog fluff. Hmm. Looks awesome though!

  2. Rachael says:

    Ha! Hmm fare call Malinda perhaps best not used in the playroom ;-). Glad you like it, loved that you popped by!

  3. Oh, I love this felt wall. Gorgeous ideas for the felt art wall hangings too.
    Lovely to have found you, looking forward to following along and getting inspired by your finds and DIY’s. x

  4. Oh hun – you really need to sell these. Please tell me you will at least think about it because they are gorgeous xx

    • Rachael says:

      I love that you want me to sell these and when we move, I do still plan to have a few pieces in that website store of mine. I like that it is here for people to make if they want to, too!

  5. These are amazing, really, really amazing. I agree with Sonia, but I am hoping to try making my own. Thank you for more gorgeous inspiration x

  6. Rachael says:

    Thanks so much Belle, seriously can’t wait to see yours!!

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