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Felting at the Brooklyn Brainery

Yup, more needle felting! This past Tuesday, I taught a three hour needle-felting class at the Brooklyn Brainery. The students came up with these adorable creations.

needle felted panda

dog hamster

cute creature

needle felted creatures

needle felted manatee & ladybug

needle felted penguin & mouse

needle felted hamster



Presenting the Hedgehog

Hedgehog print by Katie Vernon
Hedgehog prints by Katie Vernon

Who isn’t a sucker for hedgehogs?  Or at least baby hedgehogs.

This hedgehog pencil holder is a pretty cute way to keep track of art supplies.

hedgehog pencil holder
hedgehog pencil holder

I like the idea of finding a hedgehog figurine in my morning coffee…

hedgehog figurine coffee cup
ceramic hedgehog coffee mug

These hand-sewn hedgehog zipper pouches from a maker in New Hampshire come in four different sizes.  The coin purse size is particularly adorable.handmade hedgehog zipper pouches

Or if you want to infuse some humor into your zipper pouch…

carry all zipper pouch from society6
carry all zipper pouch from society6

You can fold your very own hedgehog!

origami hedgehog designed by Sergey Yartsev
origami hedgehog designed by Sergey Yartsev

Or plop this little one on your desk to keep you company while you work.

needle felted hedgehog
needle felted hedgehog from Wild Whimsy Woolies

I love this bagpipe playing, rooster riding hedgehog illustration from Hans My Hedgehog, an Etsy store named after the Grimm’s fairytale about a hedgehog boy who grows up to become king of the forest.

Giclee print hedgehog
8×10 Giclee print of Brothers Grimm Fairytale Hans My Hedgehog, Black and White version by

And some hedgehog baby gear:

MilkBarn Hedgehog Baby Blanket
Milkbarn Hedgehog Baby Blanket
Matching MilkBarn Hedgehog Baby Bib
Matching MilkBarn Hedgehog Baby Bib