‘KEEP IT SIMPLE’ is my mantra and the video tutorials on this page are designed to do just that. They are the building blocks of needle felting; a perfect beginners introduction on how to get it right from the very start. As well as standalone video tutorials they also perfectly compliment my range of needle felting kits. If you have purchased a kit then you can happily needle felt along with each tutorial as you work through the different stages of your project.
Needle felting newbie? Then you might want to have a quick look at the DO’S AND DONT’S FOR BEGINNERS before you start.
Don’t Think You Can Needle Felt?
Don’t be hard on yourself before you have even started. These tutorials are designed to build your needle felting confidence, step by creative step, and are suitable for even the most nervous of beginners. I hope these short videos will help you build confidence as you needle felt along with me, workshop style. It’s such a wonderfully addictive craft. No sewing, wires or tricky patterns and all you need is enthusiasm. Let’s dive in…
If you are new to needle felting then my needle felting kits for beginners are available on the website. You can create your characters, whilst working alongside me, workshop style. SHOP HERE FOR NEEDLE FELTING KITS
NEEDLE FELTED ANIMALS: Videos for each individual body part as well as putting it all together, in a collection of mini tutorials.
BASIC BODY SHAPE 12 minutes
BASIC HEAD SHAPE 12 minutes
ANIMAL LEGS BASIC SHAPES 21 minutes
LARGE EARS e.g hares. 15 minutes
SMALL EARS e.g sheep and mice. 15 minutes
FACE DETAILS 11 minutes
EASY EYES AND EYEBROWS 8 minutes
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 35 minutes
USING WIRE FOR NEEDLE FELTING 17 minutes
WHAT IS CORE WOOL AND DO I EVEN NEED IT 9 minutes
MAKING YOUR OWN CURLY WOOL 13 minutes
HOW TO NEEDLE FELT A BIRDS WING 9 minutes
PUMPKINS USING CARDED BATTS 30 minutes
PUMPKINS USING WOOL TOPS 26 minutes
HEDGEHOG 58 minutes
NORDIC GNOME 26 minutes
MUSHROOMS 21 minutes
What is core wool and do I even need it?
Not all wool is created equal and for anyone new to needle felting it can be frustratingly confusing. Hopefully this quick guide will help.
How to add curls to your needle felted sheep, or make your own.
new needle felting tutorial showing you how to add curls to your needle felted sheep and, even better, how to make your own from basic yarn. The effects are fantastic and you will never be looking for curly wool again!
How to needle felt sheep ears
How to needle felt cute animal faces
How to needle felt a basic body shape
How to needle felt a basic head shape
How to needle felt easy animal legs
How to needle felt animal ears
How to needle felt eye details
How to needle felt Nordic Gnomes
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