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J&O Celebrates Christmas In July.



When this past winter’s weather dragged on well into the spring, thoughts of warm sandy beaches and the hot sun shining down on us melting the chill away stayed on the minds and wish lists of many. Now that the blazing rays of summer are here, longings for cooler days and the festivities of the winter season fill our imaginings in such a delightful way we can hardly wait for the season to come back around. Enter Christmas in July!

Fabric Holiday Scarves How-To!

During the holiday season, it is fun to change-up regular scarves with something a bit more Christmas-y (Yes, I believe that is the appropriate word as I hear it so often!). This is a simple way to craft holiday scarves using existing scarves as a pattern! Begin by browsing our huge selection of holiday fabrics and get ready to dazzle! Not convinced? Imagine the improved holiday photos this year.

Holiday scarves

Holiday scarves are a great gift idea!


You will need:

  • A scarf for a pattern. Find one that is a width and length that you love, and trace it onto a newspaper.

Fabric and Mod Podge Ornaments!

Children love to write their names on things, and to see their names permanently emblazoned is even better! Check out these adorable fabric and Mod Podge ornaments for the tree! In just 5 simple steps, you can recreate your own versions with the holiday fabrics of your choice! Just follow the simple instructions below and get crafting today!

Fabric and mod podge ornaments

You will need:

  • Festive holiday fabric from your friends at J&O
  • Wooden ornaments (these can be found pretty much anywhere, from your local craft store to Walmart for just a few cents each).
  • Craft paint

Deck the Fireplace with a Fabric Mantel Runners!

Scarves are a great accessory, but did you know that they can also make wonderful holiday décor? Follow the simple instructions below to craft your own version of a Christmas mantle runner by pairing a scarf and your favorite holiday fabrics! If you do not have a fireplace, this also looks great on a table top, bar or counter space.

Holiday mantel runners

Scarves are very versatile–use them to make a festive holiday runner! 


You will need:

  • Holiday themed fabric and existing plain scarves if you have some. If you prefer, just buy some fleece fabric to go with the decorative prints.

No Sew Christmas Tree Skirt and Felt Fabric Sale!

At J&O Fabrics, we enjoy filling the holiday season with crafts and sales! Now you can get a discount on our soft felt fabric to finish your list of Christmas crafts! Uses for craft felt fabric in December are endless, like this simple no sew Christmas tree skirt.

Felt Christmas tree skirt

Add a personal touch to the bottom of the tree this year with a no-fuss and no sew tree skirt! Get started by taking advantage of our felt fabric sale online! 

You will need:

  • Felt fabric. Choose a color that compliments or contrasts with your tree in an eye-catching way.

Give the Gift of Fabric Holiday Stockings!

There is an unlimited amount of ways to create festive fabric holiday stockings! These scrappy and well-loved looking versions caught our eye; they just have that heirloom appeal that can be passed down throughout the generations. Choose from our selection of holiday fabrics here and get inspired to make your own versions!

Fabric Holiday Stockings

You will need:
• A variety of mix-and-match holiday fabrics and plain fabrics to blend in with. Measure 17” x 6” for this particular pattern
• Lining (1 fat quarter per stocking)
• Backing (1 fat quarter per stocking)
• Batting

DIY NFL Pajama Pants!

It is the holiday season, which makes it the perfect time of year to make some pajama pants for gifts! We have fabric for all the loved ones on your list, including NFL football fabric for the sports fans! NFL pajama pants are an easy hit every year. While you are at it, you will want to make a pair for yourself!

NFL fabric pajama pants

Choose from a full selection of NFL teams this year!

You will need:

  • PJ pants for patterns
  • Fabric for the new pajamas (NFL fleece fabric works great!)
  • Newspaper or sturdy tissue paper

Show-Stopping Fabric Tree Ornament

Transform your tree into a showstopper this season with this all-white ornament approach! This is a fresh take on a traditional theme by Molly from The Purl Bee. While the white felt ornaments would look fabulous on any tree, we do love the white-on-white theme. Find your felt fabric and more holiday fabric from J&O Fabrics and get started right away!

Fabric Tree Ornament

A fresh take on the traditional tree ornament (Photos by the Purl Bee) 

To re-create Molly’s 3D felt ornaments, you will need:

  • Felt fabric from J&O (of course!)
  • Coordinating thread and silver embroidery thread

Festive Fabric Bulletin Board for the Holidays

Rather than leave piles upon piles of lists and to-dos scattered across every available surface of your home this holiday season, craft this festive fabric bulletin board! This is a simple and attractive way to keep track of the goings-on this season. Check out the following categories for a great selection of holiday fabric: Christmas fabricHanukkah fabric and Religious Holiday Fabric.

Fabric Bulletin Board

This fabric bulletin will get you through the holidays in organized ease!

You will need:

  • A decorative frame or a cork board base (any size you please)
  • Festive holiday fabric from your friends at J&O Fabrics ;)

Quilted Fabric Tree Ornament Craft

We love this quilted fabric tree ornament craft from Jody at Everyday Beautiful. You can create your own unique version with holiday fabrics from our online store and be ready for the holidays in a flash! Pro-tip: Stock up with an arsenal of fabrics to work your way through this season with ease and style!

Fabric tree ornament

(Photos by Jody at Everyday Beautiful, a busy mom and fellow crafter)

You will need:

  • Several coordinating fabrics (see photos for an idea on how many you would like to contrast)
  • A dozen foam balls in any size (this figure depends on how many ornaments you are making)