Magnetic Jigsaw Stocking Filler Idea


Some of my family came to visit over the weekend and I went shopping with Mum, all of the shops had their Christmas stock in so we took the opportunity to do some early Christmas shopping. I totally feel ready to start my Christmas projects now and I’m going to start right now as today’s project would be a great idea for a home made stocking filler (stuffer). I saw some A4 printable magnetic sheets in my local pound shop, 2 sheets for £1, bargain huh? As soon as I saw them I knew that I wanted to make some magnetic jigsaws for my little nieces and nephews, personalised with their own photographs on, to play with on the fridge.

So today I have a Jigsaw pattern for you, it has quite large pieces so it’s ideal for younger children, it only has 9 pieces, I will be posting a different Jigsaw pattern with more pieces another day. I have the Jigsaw cut file for you and a printable template version too if you fancy being brave and cutting it out by hand.

I printed my photograph onto my magnetic sheet then cut a practice jigsaw and laid my image face down in the same spot for perfect placement. I cut the jigsaw shape 3 or 4 times (double cut) to ensure that the sheet had cut all of the way through as the magnetic sheets I have are a bit thicker than card stock. This is how it looks on my fridge (this is not my child which is why I covered her face):

9 piece jigsaw magnet

Here’s your Free Cut File – Formats include ai, dxf, gsd, pdf, studio & svg:
(click on the link below the image to download)

9 piece Jigsaw by Bird

9 piece Jigsaw Digital Cutting File by Bird

Here’s your Free Template:
(click on the image to expand before saving to your computer)

9 piece Jigsaw Template by Bird

Thanks so much for all of the kind comments after yesterdays post, each and every one is very much appreciated :)

18 thoughts on “Magnetic Jigsaw Stocking Filler Idea

  1. Bobbi

    OMG this is so cute, what a neat idea. I have seen cutting files for the puzzles before but I was never able to do them. I just gave this a whirl (on regular paper though ’cause I can’t seem to find my magnet paper and I didn’t want to wait, lol) and it worked. Awesome, thank you!! (Now going hunting for my magnet paper).

  2. carolina girl

    What a fun idea and a pencil little gift to send someone. Thank you for sharing with us craft card lovers.

  3. Beverley

    Another interesting and creative project, Bird. As always, you are a delight and inspiration.
    Congrats! on being in the magazine. You deserve the honor.

  4. Jocelan

    Thanks for sharing the cut file,it is a great idea for a christmas gift for my grand children,

  5. Candy

    Too cute and a FAB idea! I was thinking of doing one with Hulk or Spiderman, because my little nephew are crazy about them. TFS! :-)

  6. Nancy

    Thank you for the puzzle svg. It’s going to be alot of fun to play around with it! Thank you for sharing your time and talents.

    1. Bird Post author

      It’s gorgeous! I love it, what a great effect and I love the way you raised one of the pieces too. Great job!!

  7. Lynne

    Forgive my ignorance, but can I use this file with a regular cricut machine and cricut craft room? Or do I need a different machine? Thanks

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