30 Magical Needle Felted Characters
Steffi Stern takes you on a needle felting journey into a world where fairy folk care for nature and its inhabitants. Needle felt hand-crafted fairies, gnomes, sprites and woodland creatures that come alive in this charming book while stories of magical fairy folk allow children to use their imagination. Divided into four chapters of projects, each covering one of the four elements of earth, fire, water and air and the spirits and fauna associated with them.
- Create 30 magical characters
- Techniques for small and large fairy bodies
- Detailed, step-by-step instructions, no previous experience needed
- Beautiful hand-drawn color illustrations
What you can make: Flower fairies, wood mouse, beechnut children, seed baby in a walnut shell, acorn children, toadstool house, gnomes, fawn, elementals and fairies, butterfly and moth fairies, kingfisher, frog, minnow, dragonfly fairy, phoenix, fire salamander and more.
Book note: The book suggests Merino wool but Corriedale is a suitable and affordable option.
Yippee note!: A Child's Dream is listed as as a supply resource in the United States. Thank you Steffi. :)
Projects recommended for ages 13 and up. (ages 10-12 with adult assistance)
Softbound; 190 pages
Author: Steffi Stern
We recommend as basics our Ashford Corriedale Wool Roving in Packs or Single Ounces, Felting Needle Variety Pack or Bulk Felting Needles, a Foam Felting Pad and our Standard Cotton Pipe Cleaners.