Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art

Decor · February 14, 2017

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Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Hello Lil Luna readers! It’s Bev from Flamingo Toes here today! One of my favorite types of projects to do is embroidery hoop art and that’s what I have for you today! This Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art is so fun to make up and perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

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It’s made up of some sweet felt and fabric succulents, all in a fun little terrarium. It’s a great stash busting project too – you can use whatever fabrics you have on hand since the pieces are so small.

The stitching is very basic as well. It would be a great starter project if you’ve been thinking about trying embroidery. So let’s get started!

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Materials:

  • 3 colors of felt – very small pieces
  • scraps of fabric for planters and stones
  • small piece of DMC stitchable cork with gold flecks
  • DMC Floss – colors to coordinate with your stones, planters and succulents, plus a pale blue for the glass
  • fusible webbing (like heat-n-bond)
  • pressing cloth
  • disappearing marking pen
  • 7″ embroidery hoop
  • 9″ piece of fabric for background
  • Succulent Terrarium Planter

Begin by cutting out all your felt and fabric pieces. To make this easier, cut out the pieces larger than you’ll need them. Iron a piece of fusible webbing to the back side of the fabric, then cut out your shape, making sure to cut the item out on the front of the fabric so it’s not reversed.

For the felt pieces, I recommend always using a pressing cloth, especially if you’re using polyester felt. Otherwise you’ll have  a pretty little felt leaf permanently attached to your iron, and no one wants that. 🙂

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Once your pieces are cut out, remove the paper backing from the fusible webbing. Place the terrarium planter pattern face up, then your background fabric on top of it. Using the pattern as a guide, place all your fabric and felt pieces in place. Place a pressing cloth carefully over everything and iron the pieces in place. Draw on the glass shape with a disappearing marking pen.

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Place the fabric in the hoop – it’s time to start stitching! For everything on this hoop you’ll be using a simple back stitch. Outline the glass and all of your leaves with a back stitch. I added in some french knots on one of my planters, but that’s totally optional. Here are some handy stitching tutorials if you need them.

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

I left the cork piece without stitching, but you can stitch it in place if you’d like. The material is really soft so you can stitch through it easily.

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Once you’ve finished sewing, trim the fabric around the edge to about a 1/2″. Glue the fabric to the back side of the hoop.

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

And that’s it! Now you have a little succulent terrarium hoop with all the fun of succulents and none of the worry about keeping them alive! 🙂

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

I hope you give it a try!

Felt Succulent Terrarium Hoop Art - use any fabric you have on hand to create this super cute hoop art! Fabric and felt succulents created with basic stitching! Perfect for beginner or experienced stitchers!

bev

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This is the cutest hoop art!! I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of succulents. 😉

You always make these sewing projects look so easy, Bev!

Thanks for sharing this tutorial with us!!

For more awesome (and totally do-able) sewing tutorials from Bev, head on over to Flamingo Toes!

And for more tutorials here on the site, check out these posts:

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