In the last lesson we introduced how to make needle felted bunny, it's our first animal. Little bunny said she felt so lonely. So this lesson we gonna create another animal -- octopus, as her friend. The main point of this lesson is to learn how to connect with different shape, and some tips about how to make very small shape(like tiny balls). Well, let's start it!!
There are 7 lessons in Unit 1, here they are
|Tools:||Fine Felt Needle, felting sponge/ foam block, thumb protector, awl, erasable pen|
|Materials:||Needle felted Balls or Felted Balls or Wool Roving( Red and other color you can get), Plastic Animal Eyes|
|Time:||15m - 20m|
1.How to make small sharp
2.How to attach different needle felted sharps
|Download||Coming soon (PDF)|
Step 1. Make a big ball and 6 small balls. (It's not easy to make small balls with putting your thumb protector on, pls stab it gently and be careful)
PS: Don't know how to make needle felted balls? check our our Unit 1 Lesson 1
Step 2. Put the small balls under the big ball, mark a circle at the bottom of the big ball with erasable pen.
Step 3. Attach the small balls to the big one. Stab through the joint of the balls a few times from different angle. Make sure to keep the small balls in the circle.
Step 4. Let's add the features. Mark the eyes with erasable pen, then drill the eye socket with awl, add the eyes into the socket.
Note： Keep the eyes in place with glue
Step 5. Add the blush. Done!
Make your own lovely octopus
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.
Bunny: 100 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).
In the next lesson you'll learn how to make needle felted heart shape.
Class is over, thank you!
Have any questions or advice we didn’t cover? Let us know in the comments.