"Susa's approach to needle felting will give beginners the know-how to get started, but experienced felters will also appreciate her whimsical designs." —Library Journal Cute Needle Felted Animal Friends shows you how to create lifelike felted figures that remind you of the pets you love—using a little wool roving, a felting needle, and a few basic tools and techniques. Even more than this, it shows you how to capture their adorable expressions when they're playing hard, napping, or just happy to see you. A sweetly cocked head, perky ears, and a tail that makes you think it's actually wagging—the charm of these miniature figures is all in the details! Easy step-by-step instructions and photos show you how to make the basic shapes and components, then how to add details like long or curly hair, spines, and stripes, as well as little faces that are utterly irresistible. With a bit of practice, you'll be able to portray the unique poses and expressions of beloved pets from your own life. And just like your pets, this needle felting book is so friendly that even novice felters will have no trouble making these miniature animal figures, including: A perky Yorkshire Terrier An elegant Russian Blue Cat A playful Tabby A sleepy Mottled Cat A Holland Lop Rabbit A curly Toy Poodle A fluffy Pomeranian A dapper French Bulldog Matching mom-and-pup Chihuahuas A sweet Pygmy Hedgehog And many more!
Create cute and realistic felted animals with this fun and easy-to-follow needle felting book. Nothing feels better than a cute, fuzzy animal you can hold in the palm of your hand. Adorable Felted Animals shows you how you can create more than 30 endearing dogs, cats, birds and other animals using a little wool roving, a felting needle, and a few simple techniques. With basic shapes you roll in your hands, you can sculpt the most lifelike miniature animals, using your felting needle to join the individual parts and give them their firm and final shape. With little bits of contrasting wool, you can provide your felted friends expressions that are irresistible. It's simple, creative, and very relaxing. These cute felted animals range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly adorable. Included in this book are: Beloved dogs such as Golden and Labrador retrievers, a Pug, a Poodle, and Dachshund and more Exotic cats, like the Siamese and Abyssinian Feathered friends such as the parakeet, cockatiel, lovebird and finch Other household companions like the ferret and hamster Outdoor dwellers like the chipmunk and rabbit The animals range from about 2-4 inches high, and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories. A full lesson takes you through one of the projects from beginning to end, covering all the basics to ensure that you have all the skills you need to make any critter you want.
it's so simple! get crafting and create your very own adorable needle-felt zoo. Cute kittens, delightful dachshunds, fabulous foxes, and lovely lions are easy and fun to make when you know how to needle-felt. Needle-felting is a great craft for beginners and the simplest way to create cute, quirky little characters. This book shows you how, with clear text and step-by-step photos.
Cute and Cuddly Needle Felted Figures from Around the World
Author: Sachiko Susa
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Create over 30 cute felted animals with this easy-to-use needle felting book. There's something for everyone in this needle felting book, and all the projects are easy to make. Great for all levels, beginners can learn the basics and experienced felters can pick up tips on how to work with new colors and details. Thorough instructions for each project show you how to take wool roving to make the basic shapes and blend them seamlessly. A special step-by-step section shows you how easy even the most complex piece can be, and how any small figure can be made into an accessory you can carry or wear. These cute miniature animals range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly adorable. Included in this book are: An Elephant all decked out for festival day A Queen's Guard and a Dutch Girl in traditional dress A Mama Kangaroo with her Joey An enchanting Teddy Bear Cute accessories featuring foods and flags from different lands Felt scenery to set the stage for your felt creations And a lot more! The projects range from about 2-4 inches high and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories. A full lesson takes you through one of the projects from beginning to end, covering all the basics to ensure that you have all the skills you need to make any fuzzy friend you want. Put your felting needle to work!
Sweet & Simple Needle Felted Animals provides detailed instructions to create your own cute and cuddly collection of needle felted pets, barnyard buddies and mascots. These adorable furry figurines make beautiful gifts and accessories that you can carry around or wear. This DIY needle felting book includes step-by-step instructional color photos and texts that couldn't be easier to follow. It shows you how to make the central shape, attach the components, add the details and then attach the finding. And voila! Your accessory is ready to be worn and appreciated! The animals you can make include: A playful Kitten A sweet miniature Dachshund Puppy A mommy Pig and her Baby Piglet A downy Duck and Ducklings A saucy Squirrel A friendly Chipmunk A pair of adorable White Bunnies A trio of brightly-colored Parakeets A fairytale Bear And a host of other miniature animals and charms With over 20 charming projects, great techniques and helpful tips, this is a craft book that felting beginners and experts alike will enjoy and treasure. Grab some wool roving and your felting needle and get crafting!
Children will discover the fun of needle-felting with these 30 adorable step-by-step animal projects. With this fabulous My First book children aged 7+ can create a wonderful menagerie of adorable needle-felted animals. The projects will appeal to all young crafters, and are wonderful for children to keep for themselves or give as gifts. Craft expert Mia Underwood begins with 2D projects, such as brooches and a bookmark, then moves on to simple 3D projects such as a cute hamster and a wide-eyed owl. Children can then progress their needle-felting skills by making dogs, a squirrel, a panda, a pony, and many more fantastic creatures. There is a comprehensive techniques section so that children can perfect their needle-felting skills, and each project includes an adorable photo of the finished animal and is broken down into clear illustrated steps.
Create 20 Cute Forest Animals! Includes Materials to Make 10 Animal Projects!
Author: Aimee Ray
Publisher: becker&mayer! Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Felting is a craft anyone can jump into, and now with Felt Friends Woodland Critters you can get started by making buddies from nature. This kit comes with everything you need to get started day one. Felt Friends: Woodland Critters gathers a menagerie of lovable felted animals and plants in one fabulous kit, complete with a detailed guide for crafting twenty projects. From a fuzzy fox to a winking owl, these adorable projects can become a variety of accessories; hanging ornaments, magnets, finger puppets, broaches, garlands, and more! The fully illustrated book includes an introduction to all the stitches and knots needed for the embroidering and sewing projects, and step-by-step instructions and photos of the final product. This unique kit comes fully stocked with an embroidery needle and a fabric pen, as well as all the materials and supplies needed to create ten projects. With Felt Friends Woodland Critters, you will make: An acorn A bear A beaver A deer A frog A hedgehog A leaf A raccoon A robin and a tree! Bring these snuggly critters into your home and your heart with felting!
Experience the magic of needle felting. With each poke, the tool’s three special needles tangle the strands of wool, making it dense and compact--you'll be amazed as you watch the loose wool transform into the cutest wool animals you've ever seen. Our detailed directions will take you step-by-step through five different needle felting projects, and our exclusive needle felting tool is designed specifically for newbies. With these techniques, sculpting wool is simple. The 52 page book contains beautifully-illustrated instructions for making five palm-sized pets – a cat, squirrel, bunny, fox, and mouse (or, convert the mouse to a hedgehog). It comes complete with the felting tool, a felting foam work surface, and 6 colors of 100% natural wool roving. That’s enough for a whole petting zoo of felted animals. Comes with: 52 page book, felting tool, foam block, 100% natural wool in six colors (black, purple, blue, pink, orange, white)
Easy Projects for Making Adorable Needle Felted Pups
Author: Saori Yamazaki
Publisher: Potter Craft
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Create the cutest versions of your favorite dogs in just a few simple steps with this easy to use needle felting book. Whether you adore dachshunds or dalmatians, you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make charming miniatures of them with a felting needle and some raw wool in this easy how to needle felt guide. Great for beginners, the two dozen projects in Little Felted Dogs provide surprisingly life-like results—choose from a litter of golden retriever puppies, a pug ready to fetch, a begging bulldog, a protective chihuahua, and more. Even better, you’ll go from ball of fluff to perfect pooch in no time at all! From the Hardcover edition.