Felt is one of our most versatile craft supplies - you can cut and glue it like paper or stitch and embroider it like fabric. From luxurious wools to eco-synthetics, felt can be used to make anything from traditional folk-style home décor to quick and easy Halloween costumes. Today we are highlighting some true garden delights made with felt. Gorgeous and realistic, these felt flower tutorials will give you so many ideas for making pillows, hair accessories, bouquets and more.
With just a little bit of stitching, Pammy Dawn shows you how these delicate miniature petals come together beautifully to make a dimensional hydrangea.
Gertie's Blog for Better Sewing
Over at Gertie's Blog for Better Sewing, you'll see her video tutorial that shows how to adapt a paper rose pattern so it works with felt to make lovely roses in full bloom. Put them on a hat or in a vase for everlasting beauty all year long.
The DIY Mommy
In any shade of green or blue, succulents add character and charm to any pot they're planted in. These faux succulents made from felt are no-sew favorites and Christina the DIY Mommy proves how easy and fun they are to make.
Made to be a Momma
The holidays are coming 'round the bend, which makes this felt poinsettia tutorial especially timely. You can make every holiday gift more special and every seasonal wreath more colorful with lots and lots of pretty red poinsettias. Learn how to make them from Katie at Made to be a Momma.
Craftiness is Not Optional
Rolled Felt Flowers
With just a strip, snip and roll, you can make dozens of stunning felt flowers that mimic mums, carnations or dahlias. Adjust the fullness and diameter with the length and width of your felt strips. Jess at Craftiness is Not Optional (and we agree with that!) shows you how.
These blooms are just bursting with life! A perfectly dimensional felt dahlia takes a little extra time and patience to make, but the end result is stunning and totally worth it. Megan from Not Martha shares a comprehensive tutorial with lots of great tips. Make felt dahlias in whatever colors or sizes you want - smaller for a brooch or hair accessory, larger for a pillow or wallhanging.
The Felt Store is a sponsor of The Craftys - be sure to check out the amazing entries in the Felt Crafts category - then stick around to look at all the crafty goodness in the other 15 categories. There's still time to enter your own projects too - the deadline is October 25, 2015.