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Unit 2 Lesson 5: How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro?

by Sue Feltify on February 06, 2016
needle felt tutorials for beginners --How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro

 In the last lesson we introduced how to make needle felted cute green monster, it's our fourth lesson of unit 2. In this lesson, we'll teach you how to make cute Totoro, It's our fifth lesson of Unit 2. It's cute, right? The main point of the lesson is to learn how to add circle on the main shape and how to make egg shape. OK, let's start it!!

needle felt tutorials for beginners --How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro

Unit1

There are 7 lessons in Unit 1, here they are

Unit2

There are 6 lessons in Unit 2, here they are

Update

 

Tools: Felt needles, felting sponge/ foam block, thumb protectors, erasable pen, awl
Materials: Gray, white wool roving
Difficuity: ★★
Time: 20m - 40m (Not included the time to make needle felted ball)
Required:

Needle Felting Basics of Beginners

How to make needle felted bunny?

How to make needle felted wool ball with short fiber wool?

How to make needle felted Halloween ghost 2?

Note:

How to add circle on the main shape

How to make egg shape

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Instructions

Step 1. Let's make the body of Totoro. It's an egg.

PS: Don't know how to make egg shape, check here.

How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro

Get a piece of gray wool and start rolling it tightly at the beginning and loosely at the end, because we'll deform the shape later.

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Stab the rolled edge a few times to keep it in place.

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We've got a loose ball now.

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Stab the middle of the body as rolling it.

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Roll it with your hands a few times.

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Step 2: Make his white belly.
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Get a piece of white wool, compare the size with the body.

How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro

You can mark a circle with erasable pen at first, that will make the process much easier.

How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro

Stab it from the edge.

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Done!

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Step 3: Attach his eyes.
How to make needle felted cute animal Totoro

Drill the socket with awl.

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Make the white of his eyes.

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Done!

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Step 4: Make his ears. Get a small piece of gray wool.
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Always put your thumb protectors on. Don't follow her. Trim the edge.

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Attach it on his body.

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Step 5: Make his hands.
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Trim the surface of his hands.

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Attach them to his body.

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Step 6: Add some spots on his belly.
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Step 7: Add his nose.
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Done!

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Assignment:

Make your own animal Totoro.

Rewards:

If you complete our assignment, you can sent the pics of your balls to us, or post it on Instagram and @ifeltify or to Facebook @feltify. You'll get reward points.

Totoro: 200 points

What the points for?

1.Purchase needle felting supplies and kit at a great discount.
2.Try our new advanced needle felting wool tutorials and kit for free.
3.Privilege of purchasing our limited items.
4.Enjoy permanent privilege of free shipping (Orders equal or above $49.00).

Next Lesson:

Next lessen you'll learn how to make needle felted cute bear. It's our last lesson of Unit 2. It's very cute. Well, see you then:)

Class is over, thank you!

Have any questions or advice we didn’t cover? Let us know in the comments.

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