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Felt 101

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1. Felt 101

Felt is our favorite new craft material! In this lesson we will talk about different qualities of felt, our favorite tools and other materials that we use for our projects and show you the basic stitches you will need to make our felt projects.

There are no patterns for this course.

2. Felt Fox Stuffies

After learning about the various types of felt, the tools to use with felt and different hand stitching techniques in our Felt 101 lesson, you are now ready to tackle an intermediate felt project! Learn how to make these adorable felt fox stuffies as a wonderful toy or gift item for your little ones. 

3. Needle Felted Robins

Needle felting is a fabulous crafting technique that allows you to create realistic animals and adorable characters with colorful and soft textures. As an introduction to this material and technique, we’re making beautiful needle felted birds. Once you watch this felted robin video, browse through our collection of felted bird tutorials to continue practicing your new skills!

Tools:

  • Felting Block
  • Felting Needles
  • Wire Cutters
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Low Temperature Hot Glue Gun

Materials:

  • Roving Wool
  • Wool Felt
  • 2.5″ Foam Egg
  • Black Beads
  • 20 Gauge Floral Wire
  • Brown Craft Paint

4. Felt Flower Crown

Channel your inner flower child and create a DIY felt flower crown! In this Craft School video tutorial, Lia walks you through the creation of one of these gorgeous accessories…

  •  Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Printed Pattern
  • Headband
  • Black Embroidery Floss
  • 50″ Ribbon
  • Wool Blend Felt
  • Black Marker
  • 1/4″ Wood Beads

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