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Hanging Needle Felted Acorn Tutorial

Yesterday I showed you the fab new needle craft kit from Laura Ashley so today I wanted to show you what I used it to make!. Needle felted acorns to decorate my Christmas tree and gifts...

1 Decoration

How-to step by step

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    Step 1

    Make a small hole in the top of the acorn cup using a needle.

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    Step 2

    Pull the embroidery thread through the hole and back through.

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    Step 3

    Tie the ends in a knot and trim off excess threads.

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    Step 4

    Carefully paint glitter acrylic paint on to acorn cup and leave to dry.

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    Step 5

    Gather a small ball of roving together.

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    Step 6

    Start to needle punch it, to bind the fibres.

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    Step 7

    Turning and twisting it as you punch so you keep it in a small ball.

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    Step 8

    Roll it between your hands to get the shape required.

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    Step 9

    Using a hot glue gun, apply a small dollop of glue on the inside of the acorn cup and adhere felt ball.

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