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Needle Felted Leaf Tutorial

Make any felted shape you like by using different shaped cookie cutters. Easily transform fluffy roving into a perfectly shaped ornament with a cookie cutter in this simple needle felting project for beginners. Think of the possibilities! you could make hearts for Valentine's day or eggs for Easter.

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How-to step by step

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    Step 1

    Begin by placing your cookie cutter onto the foam.

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    Step 2

    Place a small amount of roving within the cutter.

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    Step 3

    Start by needle punching around the inside of the cookie cutter shape and work your way to the middle of the form.

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    Step 4

    Carefully remove the felted shape from the cutter, turn it over and place it back in the cutter.

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    Step 5

    Continue needle punching into the backside of the felt shape.

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    Step 6

    Continue turning the felt shape several times until it seems to be a solid piece and the surface is consistent.

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    Step 7

    Thread your embroidery needle with thread and hand stitch the leaf vein design.

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    Step 8

    Leave long ends to tie off so you can hang your felted leaf.

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