Christmas Figures from Polystyrene Cones with Needle Felting

Christmas Figures from Polystyrene Cones with Needle Felting

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This mouse and Father Christmas are both made from a polystyrene cone and carded wool which is needle felted onto the figures. Cut-out pieces of felt are felted onto the figures with a felting needle.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Felt small tufts of carded wool onto the polystyrene cone. Use a felting needle and push this up and down repeatedly through the wool.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Mark the cone with a pencil to where you wish to change to another colour wool.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Twist long tufts of carded wool between your fingers and felt them onto the cone for the collar and the rim of the hat.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Make a round shape from carded wool for the bobble on the hat (+ nose and eyes for the face) using a felting needle.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Felt the bobble onto the tip of the hat using a felting needle.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Felt a large tuft of carded wool onto the figure with the felting needle for the beard.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Cut hands/mittens from felt for the figure. (Templates are available as a separate PDF file for this idea).
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Felt the cut out parts onto the figure.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Make the mouse following the same procedure as the Father Christmas.
Template
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