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Needle Felting Needlepoint Canvas Tutorial
This needle felting tutorial uses the small 6x6 version of the Timeless Tiger from Leigh Designs' Imari design series (above). This piece is on 18 count canvas.
Note that Sandy Arthur, who has taught needle felting at a lot of shops by now, recommends the needle felting be done last unless you are doing something nearly (like ribbon stitches) you don't want to risk poking with the felting needles. She's found her students catch the felting on the back in their stitching next to the felted areas if the felting is done first. Sandy's the most experienced needle felted among us, so felting last is probably safest.
Don't forget to be careful with those sharp, barbed needles!
Hours Spent on Needle Felting Tiger - sixteen
Times I Stuck Myself with the Felting Needle - twice (no blood)
How to Needle Felt A Tiger
Adding a Body and More Stripes
Adding a Face and Ears
Earlier Blog Posts About Felting--
Needle Felting Basic Shape Part One
Needle Felting Basic Shape Part Two
Wet Felting Balls from Dog Hair
OTHER NEEDLE FELTING RESOURCES:
Donna shows how needle felting can be used in a non-traditional way--combined with Flair!
Needlepoint Tool Time now sells the Clover needle felting tools as a complete kit. Everything except the wool roving is included.
Ruth's Rules for Needle Felting
Ruth's Needle Felted Squirrel
Kelly Clark Demonstrates a Needle Felted Bee
BeStitched has a needle felting video
By the way, if you want to take a needle felting class, look for one by Sandy Arthur, who has taught more needle felting than any other needlepoint teacher to date. She also has been felting from the back side so that the front has a slightly different, fuzzier and less sculptured appearance. Consider doing this for something a little different yourself.