Needle Felting Tutorial - Basics


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"With needle felting we cause the friction by stabbing the wool with a notched needle. This tangles the fibers together with no need for moisture.

The photograph displays a ball, egg, and cylinder, which comprise the primary forms for 3D needle felting. I will walk you through creating a ball, below.

Note that the cylinder on the right, has a "fuzzy" section at the top. This helps to secure it to another shape to build up the structure of a model. "

Forming a ball

Start by pulling off a narrow strip of core wool and selecting a coarse felting needle...

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