Needlefelted Greeting Card

Needlefelted Greeting Card

Whether you're looking for birthday card crafts or a simple homemade greeting, this is a fun and unexpected take on traditional papercrafting and cardmaking. Use up wool felt scraps and save money on supplies when making this Needlefelted Greeting Card from Lisa Fulmer.


 

Materials:

  • Wool felt and scraps in assorted colors
  • Rotary cutter with pinking blade
  • Cutting mat and ruler
  • Fabric shears
  • Yarn
  • Needlepunch and brush
  • Embroidery floss and needle
  • Beads, thread, and beading needle
  • Glitter glue
  • Aleene’s Tacky Double-Stick Sheets
  • Heavy cardstock
  • Bone folder

Instructions:

  1. Trim piece of felt with rotary cutter to 5″ X 7″ for the foundation.
     
  2. Cut out petals, leaf and stem with fabric shears from scraps.
     
  3. Hand-stitch a border around the edge of the foundation felt with embroidery floss; knot in back to secure.
     
  4. Position felt on brush and use punch to needle felt a 6-8″ length of yarn into a coiled circle for center of flower.
     
  5. Position stem, leaf and petals around yarn coil and needlefelt into place, gently pulling the foundation felt up off the brush as you go along.
     
  6. Apply small lines of glitter glue in the center of each petal; allow to dry.
     
  7. Stitch a few beads into the yarn center; knot in back to secure.
     
  8. Trim cardstock to 7.5″ X 11″, use bone folder to score and fold in half to 5.5″ X 7.5″.
     
  9. Trim Tacky Sheets to fit a 5″ X 7″ area, remove one liner to center and adhere on face of card; remove second liner.
     
  10. Carefully align the base of the felt foundation at base of Tacky Sheet adhesive and press into position on the card.

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