We’re all concerning the cactus this month. The final cactus we made out of felt was this cute bunny ear cactus. And right this moment now we have a brand new one for you! Designed by Krista, our felt barrel cactus is a superb intermediate challenge and consists of the sample to make three completely different sizes of cacti.
Prepared to begin crafting? Scroll right down to see our provides checklist, then obtain our sample and picture tutorial on the finish of the submit.
Cactus Makes Excellent
The extra you observe your hand-sewing and stitching, the simpler it’ll get! After all now we have every kind of tasks at various ranges that will help you enhance your abilities. If you happen to’re a newbie, we extremely suggest trying out our embroidery information for step-by-step picture tutorials and challenge examples earlier than making an attempt out this felt barrel cactus.
Together with exhibiting you the way to make the felt cactus, our tutorial additionally reveals you the way to make the tiny felt flowers on the high. You may determine what number of flowers to make for every cactus dimension and in what colours. While you’ve completed assembling your cactus, you’ll be able to run a u-shaped wire by way of the underside and stake it into foam or pebbles in a pot.
Ability stage: Intermediate. If you happen to’ve made our felt pumpkin, the development of this felt barrel cactus is comparable!
Embroidery stitches used: Whip and blanket sew. Want some further steering? Try our free embroidery information.
Crafting tip: You may stick all three sizes of cacti into a bigger pot (approx. 5-6″) so they’re clustered collectively. Or you’ll be able to put every felt barrel cactus into its personal pot like we did.
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Easy methods to Make a Felt Barrel Cactus
- Collect your craft instruments and supplies. Then obtain the sample beneath.
- Lower out felt in response to template utilizing a reducing machine with a rotary blade (really useful) or scissors.
- The picture tutorial reveals the way to make the bigger sized cactus. Pin two aspect items collectively, with edges matched up. Whip sew collectively alongside the interior curve utilizing 2 strands of matching embroidery floss. This would be the within the cactus.
- Repeat this step to make 7 sewn pairs.
Full tutorial out there for members to obtain beneath.
Love this DIY concept? See what different kinds of cacti you may make. Or check out all of our felt vegetation.