Author(s): Sachiko Susa
Create over 30 cute, felted friends with this easy-to-use needle felting book. There's something for everyone in this book and all the projects are easy to make. Even experienced felters can pick up tips on how to work with new colors and details. Detailed instructions for each project show you how to make the basic shapes and blend them together seamlessly. A special step-by-step section shows you how easy even the most complex piece can be, and how any small figure can be made into an accessory you can carry or wear. These cute felted friends range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly cute. Included in this book are: An Elephant all decked out for festival day A Queen's Guard and a Dutch Girl in traditional dress A Mama Kangaroo with her Joey An enchanting Teddy Bear Cute accessories featuring foods and flags from different lands Felt scenery to set the stage for your felt creations And a lot more! The projects range from about 2-4 inches high, and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories. A full lesson takes you through one of the projects from beginning to end, covering all the basics to ensure that you have all the skills you need to make any fuzzy friends you want.
Sachiko Susa is a master felter and maker of stuffed toys, specializing in expressive little animas both realistic and novel. His books have been translated into French, Chinese and other languages.