Try This: Projects for the Holidays: Felted Bird Ornaments

Make these beautiful, felted birds to add to your creative holiday decor.

| November/December 2009


Felted Bird Ornaments

Materials
Barbed felting needle
Cleaned and carded wool (can be dyed)
A piece of 2-inch thick dense, spongy foam 6 inches by 10 inches on which to work

Directions

1. Pull a wool strip that is the length of your forearm.



2. Tie a loose knot on one end and felt loose ends into the knot (This will be the head).

3. Roll excess wool into a larger ball and felt while turning until firm (This will be the body).






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