Yarn is tons of fun to needlefelt on to a piece of wool felt to make a cute foundation for a greeting card. You can coil it, zig zag it, make outlines, or doodle with it. The texture is warm and fuzzy—a perfect sentiment for a greeting card from the heart.
Watch my super cool Needle Felted Greeting Card YouTube video tutorial!
- Wool felt and scraps in assorted colors
- Rotary cutter with pinking blade
- Cutting mat and ruler
- Fabric shears
- Needlepunch and brush
- Embroidery floss and needle
- Beads, thread, and beading needle
- Glitter glue
- Aleene’s Tacky Double-Stick Sheets
- Heavy cardstock
- Bone folder
- Trim piece of felt with rotary cutter to 5″x7″ for the foundation.
- Cut out petals, leaf and stem with fabric shears from scraps.
- Hand-stitch a border around the edge of the foundation felt with embroidery floss; knot in back to secure.
- Position felt on brush and use punch to needle felt a 6-8″ length of yarn into a coiled circle for center of flower.
- 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.
- Apply small lines of glitter glue in the center of each petal; allow to dry.
- Stitch a few beads into the yarn center; knot in back to secure.
- Trim cardstock to 7.5″x11″, use bone folder to score and fold in half to 5.5″x7.5″.
- Trim Tacky Sheets to fit a 5″x7″ area, remove one liner to center and adhere on face of card; remove second liner.
- Carefully align the base of the felt foundation at base of Tacky Sheet adhesive and press into position on the card.