Our designer Krista is on a roll with all of her cute DIY succulents! Since designing our felt stuffed cactus, she has created a felt aloe vera plant and now a felt echeveria succulent. Not only are we sharing the tutorial for this succulent, but we are also showing you how to make the adorable felt pot that it comes in.
This project is very easy to cut by hand with our PDF template. Or, if you wish to use your Cricut Maker, you can download our SVG file. Once you have cut your pieces according to the pattern, just follow our step-by-step instructions or photo tutorial.
Echeverias are one of the most popular succulents, so of course, we needed to make our own felt version! Our felt echeveria succulent is easy to make and a great beginner felt project. The main stitch you will need to know for this project is a blanket stitch. So if you have that down, this project will be simple!
If you want to learn how to blanket stitch, I go over that technique in my felt 101 video. We will also be sharing some how-to embroidery guides soon, so stay tuned for more stitching support!
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- Cricut Maker (optional)
- Craft Scissors
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Embroidery Needle
- Straight Pins
- Stuffing Tool
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Small Fork (for making tassels)
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt — Spruce, Doe Brown, and Bark Brown
- Embroidery Floss — DMC Medium Mocha Beige (3863), Ultra Dark Coffee Brown (938), Ecru, Very Light Cornflower Blue (157), Very Dark Seagreen (3812), and Blue Green (502)
- 3/8″ Wooden Dowel — cut to 2.5″
- Heat N Bond Fusible Interfacing – Extra Firm
- Fabric Pen — Dritz Disappearing Ink
How to Make a Felt Echeveria Succulent
- Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the succulent pattern below.
- Cut out felt pieces according to the pattern. Our succulent plant has: 6 large leaves, 6 medium leaves, 3 small leaves, and 3 extra small leaves total.
- Pin together two matching leaf pieces and blanket stitch together starting at the base, using two strands of matching embroidery floss.
- Stuffthe leaf lightly with poly-fil as you stitch around the leaf. Blanket stitch all the way closed.
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