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Make A Needlefelted Heart
14 steps
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What you’ll need
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Felting Needles And Holder
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Coarse Wool Felt Sheet
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Sharp Scissors
Felting Surface
You'll need two pieces of coarse felt sheet, a sponge, felting needles, and a needle holder.
1. You'll need two pieces of coarse felt sheet, a sponge, felting needles, and a needle holder.
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Lay the felt on your sponge and prick with the needles. Don't go too deeply into the sponge.
2. Lay the felt on your sponge and prick with the needles. Don't go too deeply into the sponge.
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You can see it starting to compress in the middle. A 3x3 inch area will take 15-20 minutes.
3. You can see it starting to compress in the middle. A 3x3 inch area will take 15-20 minutes.
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See how the top layer begins showing through. Flip while you are working for the best finish.
4. See how the top layer begins showing through. Flip while you are working for the best finish.
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It has condensed quite a lot, and you can see it is almost solid red on the orange side now.
5. It has condensed quite a lot, and you can see it is almost solid red on the orange side now.
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Let's cut and see how well it's fused.
6. Let's cut and see how well it's fused.
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Looks good!
7. Looks good!
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Trim it close to the shape you want. Needle a little bit more around the edges if you need to.
8. Trim it close to the shape you want. Needle a little bit more around the edges if you need to.
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When it feels evenly fused, begin to refine the shape.
9. When it feels evenly fused, begin to refine the shape.
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I have trimmed it into a heart shape and now I'm going to use a single needle to add detail.
10. I have trimmed it into a heart shape and now I'm going to use a single needle to add detail.
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Using a single needle in the crease helps give it dimension.
11. Using a single needle in the crease helps give it dimension.
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Round the edges.
12. Round the edges.
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Trim the surfaces for a clean look.
13. Trim the surfaces for a clean look.
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Your heart is now ready to embellish or add to another project!
14. Your heart is now ready to embellish or add to another project!
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