Making Fabric Door Bells

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Using new or scrap fabric you can make these pretty bell shaped door decorations for the holidays. This is a page about making fabric door bells.


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December 4, 2009

Fabric doorbells sewn from scraps of Christmas material.

Approximate Time: One hour



  1. For each bell, with cloth folded right sides together, cut two of pattern A. from contrasting colors, and cut one of pattern B.

  2. Place B right side up on one A piece, aligning bottoms. Machine baste in place.

  3. Using matching thread, sew rick rack braid over top basting line. Sew a second piece of rick rack along bottom basting line.

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  5. Place second A piece on top of first A piece, right sides together and stitch around outside of bell, leaving open between arrows on one side. Trim seam at curves. Turn right side out through opening and press.

  6. Slip stitch opening shut. Sew or glue half inch pompoms in place.

  7. Arrange bells as shown and tack together by hand on the back.

  8. Make a thread loop on the back for hanging and sew a ribbon bow to the front.

By preserver from Manitoba

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December 28, 2019

I was wondering what is the size of the pattern pieces to cut to make this decoration?


December 28, 20190 found this helpful
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I was looking for other patterns that were not for the holidays but it appears that all the patterns I can find are for the holidays. I am not sure you want to make a holiday bell doorbell decoration or you are looking for other ideas for doorbell decorations. It appears tbat Thrifty Fun has a great pattern and Judy already supplied you with the link.

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