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Needle felted chick

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by AnnieSantiago, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. AnnieSantiago

    AnnieSantiago Songster

    Aug 13, 2014
    Portland, Oregon
    I'm a needlefelter and have been doing it for several years, but have never felted on a wire armature until this week. I'm taking an armature class. One of my first projects was this little chick. I just made her with core wool, so I'm not sure what breed she is but I think she turned out cute for a tutorial chick. Her toes and legs are too fat and uneven and her cheeks are too fat, but I'm in love with her. Her body and legs are wire so she can be posed.

    She's a bit larger than life sized.



  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    Very cute! [​IMG] Looks like a fun project!
  3. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
    That's darling. Looks like a little fluffy cheeked Easter Egger.
  4. Sarevan

    Sarevan Songster

    Sep 30, 2013
    White Swan, WA
    That looks like one of our EE girls when she was a baby! She had chubby lil legs and feet as she got bigger she grew into them :lol:

    I have some roving yarn that felts up when washed, I may have to try something like this with it as a project.
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    This is great, never heard of felting on wire forms..the only thing I ever felted was a knitted purse…washing machine was a mess, but turned out ok.

    But you have real talent…makes me want to learn to do it! Thanks for sharing your art.
  6. CherMoz

    CherMoz Songster

    Mar 26, 2014
    South Central Wisconsin
    What a cute little chick![​IMG] I'm going to have to look up needle felting and see if it is something else I would like to do.

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