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Tutorial – Needle Felted Easter Eggs

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Tutorial – Needle Felted Easter Eggs

In this tutorial we are going to learn needle felting Easter eggs like the above.

For this project you will need:

  • Felting needles (36 triangle, 40 triangle, 38 star)
  • Special foam (for more resistance)
  • 100% sheep wool (I prefer using plain wool batting for the inside of the egg and colorful wool roving for the outside).
  • Carder for mixing the wool roving fibers

Roll the wool into a firm egg shape. For that hold the wool tight when rolling.

Use 36 triangle needles for initial deep felting and needle felt the shape until it’s firm and egg-like.

Use the carder to mix the wool roving, otherwise it won’t felt well because of long fibers.

Wrap the egg in the mixed wool roving and start felting. Use 36 triangle needle first.

As the fibers become denser you need to change your 36 triangle needle to 38 star.

Now it’s time to “polish” your egg. What I mean by polishing is to take fine needles (40 triangle) and needle-felt every square millimeter until your surface is smooth and firm.

That’s it, you are done! You now should have a colorful needle felted egg, which you can use as a decoration for your Easter or a gift. I recommend making multiple eggs as they look nice together in a basket.


Tutorial – Needle felted mushroom house – Part 2

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Tutorial – Needle felted mushroom house – Part 2

This is Part 2 of the tutorial. Part 1 is here.

Take a piece of plain batting and start needle felting adding more wool as needed.

Round the edges as you go. You need to get a circular shape for the cap.

Add more wool in the middle and leave the edges thinner.

Remember to needle felt both sides.

You should get a nice round cap with flat bottom and round top.

After the cap is done, attach it to the stem by needle felting the lose part of the stem tube to it.

Start from the part that is closer to the stem and slowly move outside:

Here is what you should get in after attaching the cap:

Add some colored wool to the top of the mushroom. I’ve mixed some brown and beige and added some dark brown in the center of the cap.

Tip: You can mix colors with a hand carder.

I also felted a brown cylinder and attached it to the top of the cap as an attic.




You can now add detail to the house to decorate it as you wish.

What I’ve done with this one – I’ve added a chimney (you have to make a separate cylinder for this with one lose end for attaching it).

Felted flowers to the walls with some colored wool and back stitching mouline thread.

Also added an attic window using a felt sheet and some smoke coming from the chimney.


Kids love these mushroom houses for imaginative play. It’s a time consuming..