Needle Felting Crafts: Round-Up of Ideas and How-To’s

November 15, 2015

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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Needle felting is such a fun and creative craft. It is also perfect to make for gifts! Have you been wondering how to get started in Needle Felting?

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There are different types of felting crafts out there. I really like needle felting because it is simple, it doesn’t require water like other felting. Needle felting is an amazing craft that uses barbed needles and pieces of wool to create shapes onto existing pieces of felt or fabric and even adorable 3D creations. It is a beautiful craft that is simple and lovely, all it takes is a few supplies and a little patience. 

My daughters always like to look on Pinterest with me and have been intrigued by the adorable needle felted creations they have been seeing on crafting boards I am a part of. I also stumbled upon some beautiful creations when looking at Waldorf school ideas! I had no idea what was involved in needle felting, so I decided to go to the internet on a search of how to needle felt. This is a round-up of things I found that would be great for anyone interested in learning more about needle felting.

Needle Felting How-To’s:
Needle Felting for Beginners from Hobbies Database 
needle felting for beginners

Needle Felting Basics from The Silver Penny – this post has some GREAT videos like this one that show you exactly what needle felting is and the basic supplies and techniques that are needed. There is also a FREE Project Worksheet Printable!

Tools and Tips You Need to Try Needle Felting for Beginners from Craftsy

What is Needle Felting? from Mosey N Me  – how to get started with needle felting and free printable notes and craft instructions and patterns!

Fun Needle Felting Crafts and Tutorials:
Needle Felting for Children – Needle felted hearts mobile from Nic Nac Noo. This project has children use cookie cutters to felt into so they don’t poke their fingers. Super simple and sweet!

How to Needle Felt Tshirt Designs – what a cute idea to repurpose an old shirt from BuenaHelena.

Needle Felted Heart Pouch DIY from The Funky Felter – FREE printable instructions with step-by-step photo instructions and felting tips.
The Funky Felter Needle Felted Heart Pouch Craft Tutorial

Easy Needle Felted Flowers from Craft Me Happy

Sheepish: An Easy Needle Felting Tutorial for a Handmade Toy from Lauras Rules

The Magic Onions has the most magical felting tutorials!

Make Your Own DIY Wool Dryer Balls – awesome step-by-step tutorial

Child Made Nativity Set – this is the sweetest thing ever!
Kid-made Nativity Set :

7 Felted Christmas Ornament Tutorials
7 Needle Feltd Christmas Ornament Tutorials :

Felted Geode Tutorial – Felted Fun for Kids – this is sooo cool! You could even use this as a layers of the earth project when studying Earth Science!

Felted Playscape Tutorial – I want to do this now! These are amazing and would make the most perfect craft project to do WITH your kids!

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