For me this is one of the easiest felt project to make.
I love doing this project to give as gifts, since you can customize.
With so many fonts in the net, I find CooperBlack pretty for sewing projects.
You can download it here:
I printed the font and pasted it in a cardboard, then cut to make it as my pattern.
Why card board?
So that it's thick enough and not easily worn out when I use it over and over again.
Here are my projects:
(I've given all of these as gifts)