Easy Advent Calendar puts red envelopes on wall in shape of tree. The great thing about this is you can use different sized envelopes as needed. What can you put in an envelope?
I've made a few wreaths in my time- not one like this yet! Pom Pom Winter Wreath, by It All Started With Paint, featured on Funky Junk Interiors
fabric houses - ornaments or advent calendar
Brown string with craft bags and clothes pins - advent banner for house
Felt Nativity Advent Calendar - Add one piece every day until Christmas. - for next year? Maybe a project for your Bernina?