No Sew Felt Cactus

No Sew Felt Cactus

By Lisa Kettell

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We still can’t get enough of the southwest vibe. Here is a fun little cactus project I created using felt, paper, batting and Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac. Super fast and easy to make. Scroll on down for the supply list and instructions…..

No Sew Felt Cactus

Supplies:

  • Beacon Adhesives Felt Glue or Fabri-Tac
  • Green Felt, Kunin Felt
  • Fluorescent Pink Paper, Hygloss
  • Craft Paint, Deco Art
  • Wood Craft Cube, Craft Stores
  • Fabric Batting
  • Other: Scissors, Pencil, Paper, Paint Brush

Step One

Copy or draw a simple cactus pattern onto paper, cut out. Cactus TemplateStep Two

Trace the cactus pattern onto felt using a pencil or pen. no sew felt cactusStep Three

Cut out the cactus pattern onto felt two times.

Step Four

Glue the borders of the cactus with glue of choice. Let Dry a 1/2 hour. I used Fabri-Tac for this. Make your to leave a 2 inch opening for the batting.  no sew felt cactusStep Five

Stuff the cactus with batting. Once desired thickness is reached, glue the opening closed, set aside to dry. no sew felt cactusno sew felt cactusno sew felt cactus

Step Six

Paint the wood cube with craft paint, let dry. I used pale pink paint.

Step Seven

Cut small random rectangle shapes from fluorescent pink paper and glue to the front and back of the cactus.

Step Eight

Assemble your piece together by gluing the felt cactus to the wood cube at the base. Let dry. No Sew Felt Cactus

Now your cactus is ready to display in your favorite spot of the house or office. Best part it needs no watering or care. This is a great way to make a variety of fun cactus shapes and sizes. Perfect gift for that cactus lover.

Stay tuned for more fun projects from our creative team and special guest.

See you soon,

Lisa

 

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