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Topic: My first felted projects - beads and little people  (Read 2243 times)
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« on: February 27, 2008 03:57:31 PM »

I bought some needle felting needles the other day while buying yet more roving (I use it to make thrummed mittens like these )

And followed the tutorial up above on how to make the little felted balls or beads....

I have strung them on some narrow satin ribbon, and have decided that I am going to give them to a friend who is having Chemo to cheer her up

Another pic of the necklace

Then, feeling brave about making 3-D objects, I decided to have a go at a figure...  I already knew how to make a ball, so I made one of those, then a sausage for the body.  I joined the 2 together and then added some arms and hair.....

And I made 4 little people to give to my 4 girls - even the "big" one at 9 yrs old was thrilled with hers!

They are all around 2" tall btw - hand-sized for the youngest one, and perfect for slipping into a pocket.  Actually, they remind me of Jelly-babies  Cheesy
« Last Edit: February 27, 2008 03:57:50 PM by tajhia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2008 12:51:06 AM »

Love the colour of your beads and how you have embellished them - hope your friend enjoys them Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2008 02:02:53 AM »

I love the necklace, very nice colors and I think it must feel nice to the touch too.

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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2008 07:17:52 PM »

hahahah~~~4 people!!!! cute cute!!

« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2008 08:47:39 PM »

These are terrific!  Is it hard?  I have some felt, just waiting for my felting needle to arrive, and can't way to try it out.

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