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Needle Felting a Doll Tutorial

Learn to Make Needle Felted Dolls of Your Very Own!

 If you’ve needle felted over wire armatures, you are going to feel liberated when you learn how easy it is to construct these sturdy, flexible characters using only wool and felting needles.
  • Needle felt the core structure using core wool batting
  • Connect the parts to create a strong and flexible needle felted body.
  • Fun techniques to make needle felted hands and feet that add so much life to your character.
  • Adding body contours using amazing yet simple techniques for creating a skin or flesh layer that rolls and stretches much like our own skin.
  • Learn techniques for needle felted shoes and clothing options using wool batting and prefelt.
  • Over 4 hours on faces will show you so many tricks for creating expression.
  • Needle felted eyes and teeth are their own special magic!
  • Blush and Shading is nearly like painting with wool
  • Several options for hair including straight and curly
  • Learn how to finish your project by filling in any holes left by the needles and taming down wool fuzzies.
  • Finished doll is approximately 10″-12″ tall.

 

Disc One

Introduction | The Basic Shapes | The Nose | The Mouth

Cheeks & Chin  | Sculpting Facial Features | The Eyes

Disc Two

The Eyes Continued | Facial Expressions | Teeth | Ears

Shading  |  A Quick Review  |  The Neck | Hair

Disc Three

Body Introduction | Body Parts | Hip Joints

Knees & Elbows   |  Body Building

Disc Four

A Review | Making the Feet | A Review | Getting Dressed

Attaching the Head | Finishing Touches