Tiny Felt Cuties & Creatures
A step-by-step guide to handcrafting more than 12 felt miniatures--no machine required
by Delilah Iris
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Pub Date 14 Mar 2023 | Archive Date 02 Mar 2023
Quarto Publishing Group – Walter Foster, Walter Foster Publishing
From self-taught artist Delilah Iris, Sew Cute!: Tiny Felt Cuties & Creatures includes more than a dozen patterns for making tiny animals, dolls, dollhouses, props, adorable gifts, and miniature play sets. The projects can be created as stand-alone finished works, but they can also be used to complement each other in a complete set for use in a tiny miniature world!
If you have been looking for new crafting techniques to learn at home, and don’t want to buy a lot of tools and materials, creating felt miniatures is the perfect choice. Felting does not require a sewing machine and can be done using simple hand stitches and embroidery, both of which are demonstrated in the book along with stylized photo tutorials. Also included are detailed doll patterns, suggestions for materials to have on hand, and much more.
Sew Cute!: Tiny Felt Cuties & Creatures will help you create your own tiny world of animals, dolls, fairy houses, and more.
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Tiny Felt Cuties & Creatures by Delilah Iris Excellently organized, with photographs and simple step-by-step instructions. There are even examples of how to overcome some common problems that may arise along the way. Cute, adorable animals to make, as well as other projects.
The hardcover book will be an invaluable resource for anyone interested in DIY felt crafting.
Thank you to Delilah Iris, NetGalley, and Quarto Publishing Group for the opportunity to preview the book.
Wonderful how-to guide on making felt creations. The patterns are simple and can be sized to range from tree ornament to bed stuffie sized. The book takes you through supplies needed and how to best use your supplies. The items featured are adorable and can easily be modified for personal flair. It also gives you a basis on which to make your own designs. Wonderfully presented!
Well this little book is absolutely adorable! I need to make the mushrooms and skunk!!
This craft book has detailed pictures to go with the instructions on how to make the critters, dolls, mushrooms, and houses. There is a cute little pet bed to make, too!!
The first section gives the details, the supplies needed and photos on the how-to. The next section is where you find the patterns.
Overall, a very cute craft book that anyone interested in felt crafts will love!
Thank you #NetGalley for #TinyFeltCuties&Creatures
Cute crafts! The instructions are very easy to follow and I love how the book comes with the patterns you’ll need. The pictures help a lot too. Tons of adorable things you can hand sew!
This is a darling book with clear instructions and loads of photos to make some really whimsical little felt creations like a skunk, mushrooms, a teddy bear, little girls and a variety of little houses. It covers all the basics and has pictures of every step for every project. Patterns are provided at the end. I’m looking forward to making some of these with my kids. It’s truly a delightful book.
I read a temporary digital arc of this book via NetGalley.
A wonderful book outlining what to do with all those colorful sheets of felt. This book instructs on creating whimsical creatures and woodland homes. Templates included.
I downloaded this book today looking for something creative to do. The instructions and materials list are so simple, I could instantly start with things I already had in the house. I love how cute and endearing the projects are, and the clear photo instructions kept it from being too intimidating to start. The patterns are a little fuzzy, but that could just be the ebook version - it didn’t prevent me from using them at all. The author has a great way of laying out instructions and it was easy to follow. I fully intend to make more from the book and will be suggesting it to other sewing friends both seasoned and beginners.
A cute and fun guidebook! With easy-to-understand instructions and helpful photos, this is a great book for beginners. I'm looking forward to using this with my younger siblings and making these adorable felt creatures! I've already started gathering supplies to start working on these ASAP.
This book is very well put together. It's perfect for anyone that is looking to have an enjoyable hobby to get started with that is very affordable!
Big thank you to Delilah Iris, NetGalley, and Quarto Publishing Group for allowing me the opportunity to read and review this book!
If you’re looking for a new hobby or to make something new and cute, then this is the book for you. The instructions are straightforward and well explained. The pictures included also help you know what your end product should look like. The patterns are included in the back for the felt cuties you’re working towards creating. This book would be great for teenagers and up.
Thank you NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for allowing me the opportunity to read and review this title.
This is a delightful book! It's packed with cute and accessible projects to make for yourself or to give as gifts. It would be great for beginners and those with more sewing experience would also enjoy the patterns and the inspiration. The book contains a short introduction, a section on the materials required, tips and tricks, basic instructions (with photos) for a few simple stitches, step-by-step instructions for each project in both text and photos, and the pattern section. There are patterns for various small animals, little dolls, clothes for the dolls, a mushroom, a mushroom doll house, a dog house, and more. Each project is small so the satisfaction of holding a finished object arrives quickly which can be a big encouragement for anyone new to a craft. I really like the idea of using felt because it's a forgiving kind of fabric. I love that it's all hand sewing. Once of the wonderful things about this collection is that creating these projects does not require a large investment in materials and tools. Because they're small, scraps of felt can be used.
The layout of the book works well. The instructions are very clear and the photos are sharp. Both the written instructions and the photographs would allow even a complete newbie to have success with these projects. The assortment of patterns is nice and I love the portability of the projects.
This book is very well conceived and put together and I can highly recommend it. Happy stitching!
Really great book, it has a heap of easy projects that would be a fun project to do with the kids. It has simple step by step instructions both written and photos. I’m going to get some felt in for the next time my 5 year old grandson visits. He will have a blast helping with these projects. A good book for some family fun. I would definitely gift this book.
Love, love, love this book! The little felt critters are adorable! I already have plans to go out and get the materials to make them asap. Great details, love the patterns at the back and just an overall fun and creative book.
This book is packed full of super cute, fun projects that I can’t wait to have a go at! Full of step by step photographic guides, and all the templates you need!
Many thanks to Quarto Publishing, Delilah Iris and NetGalley for the advanced copy of Tiny Felt Cuties & Creatures in return for my unbiased review.
This book is absolutely adorable! All of the little projects featured in the book are beautifully detailed and photographed, with step-by-step instructions. There are patterns at the back of the book for each design.
I'd definitely recommend this for anyone who enjoys hand sewing and embroidery, the designs are cute and can be customised as well.
I love getting crafty!
This book is visually fun and enticing, the instruction is clear and I'll be trying the patterns shortly.
I can't wait to make the little teddy bear for my nieces and nephews, I am going to do the overalls in their favourite colours. :)
Thank you Net Galley & publisher for the digital ARC.
This was a cute book about making 3D felt cuties and creatures, but for beginners, these designs might be quite hard. Trial and error.
Thanks NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to access this book.
I am a creative person and I am always looking for inspirations for new craft and this book certainly did that. To begin with, the artwork on the contents page and chapter title pages was so beautiful! It really set the theme and carried the felt garden aesthetic throughout the whole book.
The first section details the basics of different stitches and different personalisations and whatnots. It is detailed and basic and allows for beginners to have something to refer back to and thrive in their pursuit of this new craft. The language was approachable and easy to understand but not patronising.
The designs available to make were so cute! They seemed to fall into a fairy garden party, backyard, cottage-core aesthetic, that could suit all demographics. Similarly to the skills section, the instructions were easy to follow and had pictures. My personal favourites were the cat and the mushroom dollhouse.
The templates at the end were handy and could be easily photocopied or traced to be replicated and used for crafting.
I can't wait to attempt some of these, but was very impressed with my perusal of the book.
Many thanx to NetGalley, the author and the publisher for allowing me to read and review this book.
Always looking for new ideas to craft and this book looked as though it was perfect!! Loads of sweet, tiny felt goodies to make with very nimble fingers!! Pictures and "how to's" were very well explained in good detail. All round a lovely book to remember make for those stocking fillers for next Xmas.
I want to thank Netgalley and the author for gifting me the ebook. What a cute craft book. I have never made felt crafts but this book had the cutest items to make. The directions were easy to understand and I think would be good for kids. Highly recommend.
Tiny Felt Creatures and Cuties is a wonderful, easy to follow felting resource. There are so many fun designs to choose from. The directions and pictures are easy to understand. This book has made me really excited to get back into working with felt!
This is an excellent crafts book! I love the tutorials, patterns, and general subject matter of this book. Highly recommend this to folks to like to make things like this for themselves or to give away as a gift.
Cute tiny tiny animals and dolls made from felt. Great for using up those left over pieces. Clear step by step instruction with accompanying photographs. Templates for all the projects included. Maybe not the Skunk but I will be making the wee doggy, kennel and basket. Just right for my nieces dolls house. By the way she’s 42 yrs old !
This adorable book contains full color photos, step-by-step instructions, and patterns in the back in the book. The projects all look like so much fun, although I am especially interested in making the mushroom dollhouse! I hope to get a finished copy for myself when it comes out in March.
I am immensely grateful to Walter Foster Publishing and NetGalley for my review copy. All opinions are my own.
This really is adorable. It has useful basic information including how to stuff tiny plushies with a toothpick. You could make a teeny skunk. Why would anyone not want to make a teeny skunk immediately?
As well as people who already love to sew their own plushies, this might appeal to people who have bought every single Jellycat and still want more.
There are critters from the natural world and also dolls and teddies, and accessories to match them all.
These projects will work up quickly and give some instant gratification. Who wouldn't want that?
This is a darling resource! I can't wait to sew these darling felt cuties. This is one I'll return to again and again. Many thanks to the author, publisher, and NetGalley for the advanced copy of the book.
This is a well written craft book. It's great for beginners and experts due to the content and the explanations of various aspects of sewing with felt and following patterns.
The patterns are easy to follow and super cute.
I love a picture pattern with written pattern included. This is great even as someone has been sewing for many years it's nice to know you're doing it right and have the pictures as reference
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