Thursday, June 02, 2011

The Making of a Magical Creature ~ Needle Felting




Hi everyone!



Happy Thursday!


Melanie and I went to our favorite yarn store for another wonderful class with Heide Murray.


If you remember last Fall, Melly and I made needle felted snowmen and in this class we made magical creatures that I imagine bring good luck to everyone who meets them!


Let me introduce you!



Here is the magical creature I created...




and here is Melanie's!




Ta Da!


The first thing we did was to pick out our yarn and then make a long pom pom out of it on a cardboard template.


After the pom pom body was properly poofed we started needle felting on the faces.



It is coming along!




... now for the antenna!



Oooo! He is coming to life!

Just a few more minutes of needle felting on the face and ...



Voila! He is done!




I could not wait to bring him home and put him on my new fun glass table!





Melanie and I are so excited to take at least one more class from Heidie this Summer!



I will show you what we make!


What fun things are you doing and learning this Summer?


Please leave us a note and let us know!



Archie and I cannot wait to hear all about it!



xoxoxo



a & m

11 comments:

Maggie and Mitch said...

Your needle felted creatures are just amazing! We love the colors.

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

zenmasterlauren said...

I absolutely adore your needle felted creature! It has inspired me...I need to go get some needle felting supplies! :)

Lisa M Griffin said...

Oh my happy yarn cuteness!

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

That little creature is very cute. Mom wishes she had time to take those classes, but her hands are too busy with all the little ones this summer. She has to find things to keep them busy too.

We can't wait to see what you make next.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Liss said...

This is soooo cute!

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Diane said...

These are precious! Your talents never end....wonderful work!!
xoxo Diane
Kisses to Archie & Moe!

Melanie said...

Hurray! it was so much fun! Can't wait for our next class together :)

Tiffy said...

You guys are always making fun stuff. Momma is going to try making soap this summer. I am going to try to make myself useful in the garden!

Tiffy

Diana Evans said...

oh Melissa!!! wow...you are still on a roll!!! love this piece...you always inspire....I need to catch up here!!!!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

So cutes,, and so much fun!
Is that Owlburt too?
love
twee

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

Oh, that little creature is so sweet, you must have had so much fun creating them!
Lynne xx