Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Fun Needle Felted Flowers

Needle felting is so easy and so much fun with this wonderful Felting Flower kit from Pollika........

I made this darling flower garden in about an hour...with the complete supplies included in each kit.

Step one: Laying pattern on top of Fleece2felt, cut out 2 large flowers and 4 small flowers, plus 4 leaves.
Step 2: Place cut out flower on top of blue pad. Pull a small tuft of bhedawool out of ball, lay on top of Fleec2felt flower, to create lines in flower. Using needle felting tool, and an up and downward motion, poke the needle into the wool securing it to the Fleece2felt. this will take a number of pokes. you can see when the fleece is adhereing by how solid it feels. becareful not to poke your self.....those needles are sharp.
Step 3: lay finished flowers on top of green wope and poke until they are secured to wope. I left about 5 inches inbetween each flower.
Step 4: make some leaves in the same way, adhereing to green wope. Wrap your beautiful gaarland around the window in a childs room, or use as a purse handle...there are so many things you can do with this darlig quick project.

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Imagine a day at work where you surround yourself with unique Swiss designed shawl pins, gorgeous buttons created in Holland, oh so precious yarns from the UK, and fabulous high quality felt and felting accessories, plus wonderfully, eclectic, full of life and spirit fibre artists. Knitting, felting and crochet it happens all in Pollika’s world. Just so you know English is my second language, here and there my fast thinking brain cells get confused and infected with my first language: Dutch. So, most posts are going to be written in ‘Denglish’. The will be accompanied by Lesley’s photography talent, that likes me to believe they will be clear, inspiring and bring a smile to your face! We welcome your comments! Tina