Cherubs made from Polystyrene Balls with Needle Felting

Cherubs made from Polystyrene Balls with Needle Felting

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Both of these angels are made from two polystyrene balls.They are decorated with carded wool which is felted on with a felting needle. Small cut-out pieces of felt (wings, hands and feet) and hair made from yarn are felted on . A piece of string for hanging is glued on.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Felt carded wool onto the large and the small polystyrene ball. Use a felting needle and push it up and down repeatedly through the wool onto the ball.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Print and cut out the small part from the template (which is available as a separate PDF file) for this idea. Copy these onto felt and cut out two sets of wings.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
NB! In order to stabilize the wings which are made from thin pieces of felt, put them together using double-sided foil tape. Remove the protective paper from the foil and place one set of wings on top. Cut out. Remove the other piece of the protective paper from the foil and attach the other set of wings.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Make a hole in the large and the small ball with a pointed object. Put the baubles together with a small piece of flower stick with glue on each end.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Cut out the small felt parts and needle felt them onto the figure. (You may use a very fine felting needle for this).
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Make eyes and a mouth on the head and dots on the dress by rolling small tufts of wool into small balls. Use the felting needle to felt them onto the figure.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Wrap wool between your fingers and felt it onto the head for hair with a parting in the middle. Cut the ends of the yarn open.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Attach the wings onto the figure's back using a glue gun.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Hanging: Use a sharp object (for example a flower stick) to make a hole in the top of the angels's head. Cut a piece of cord, double it over and tie a knot. Hide the knot inside the hole and apply glue. Leave to dry.
Template
Attached file: Get it here

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