In just five minutes and four easy steps!
Needle felted eyes look great but I also love the sparkle and shine you get from a glass bead. I always find it funny that, when some of my students have spent hours creating their needle felted animal, they say they find sewing on the eyes the hardest part. I think it is because they seem a little bit fiddly but here is a quick way of doing it, in five minutes and four easy steps.
1 Use black thread and needle and sew through the side of the face – where your eyes will sit – and repeat a few times until your thread is secure.
2 Pop your bead onto the tip of your needle and pull it through.
3 Push your needle back through to the other side and pop on your second bead.
4 Repeat the process a few times until you can pull quite firmly on your thread, and both beads are secure. Finish by sewing through the back of the head a and cut the thread.
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Beads can be used for all your needle felted animals.
4 thoughts on “Sewing Eyes Onto Your Needle Felted Animal”
I am going to make some simple pom pom sheep this month, hopefully that is. I have been so busy lately. If I do that I will definitely be adding a post back to your site. You are so talented. I am just a beginner with wool crafts but I am having lots of fun. These little sheep are so adorable just have to share this link with others. It will be awhile before I do that posts though. Have a great weekend.
Thanks so much and I hope you’re surviving the Summer. Just shout if you need any advice 💗
Thanks so much 🥰