Craft Your Own Whimsical World: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Felt Monsters

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Felt monsters are fun and whimsical creatures that can be made using basic crafting supplies.

They are a great project for anyone who enjoys DIY and crafting, and are perfect for kids or adults.

We tend to make a lot of crafts and this was an rainy day project.

Felt monsters can be made in a variety of colors and shapes, and can be customized with unique features such as arms, eyes, and ears.

Making felt monsters is a fun and creative way to express your personality and imagination, and the finished product can be used as a lovey for a child (make sure you use child-safe adornments) or as a gift topper.

Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or a beginner, this tutorial will guide you through the process of making your own felt monster, providing you with a simple and enjoyable activity that you can complete in under an hour.

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Felt Monsters Tutorial

You can add a tag to your felt monster using this tutorial.

Felt Monster Craft Supplies

Sewing needle

Buttons, assortment Be sure that small children do not have a felt monster with buttons, instead use embroidery floss to sew eyes on the monster


Straight pins



Step 1: Draw your monster design out on a sheet of paper.

DIY felt monster

Step 2: Cut your felt piece in half and layer one on top of the other.

DIY felt monster

Step 3: Pin your main monster pattern to the 2 pieces of felt. Heart pattern only needs to be pinned to one piece of felt.

DIY felt monsters
Step 4:  Cut circles out of felt or use buttons to sew “eyes” on the top layer of felt. Using the embroidery floss sew a straight line across the top layer to create a mouth.

Add your heart or other embellishments to the top layer before you sew the two pieces together.

make your own felt monster

Step 5: Using the embroidery floss sew your two pieces of felt together. When you are almost done stuff your monster with fiberfill then sew the rest of the way.

make your own felt monsters

Step 6: If you are sewing a monster with arms and ears you just sew them in when you are sewing the two pieces together.

Step 7: Done! Enjoy your new Felt Monster Friend.




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  1. Hihi! I love felt and I love crafts! Great that I stumbled on this post and your blog. Gonna like you fb page now, if you are keen, let’s link up and be in touch so we can share more craft ideas!


  2. These are very cute in a goolish sort of way! I really love them!! I went ahead and stumbled this one – hopefully more people will see how talented you all are!!

  3. Heather McD says:

    Those are so cute! I pinned it and stumbled it.

  4. So ugly they are cute!! 🙂

  5. These are really cute, Deb! Kudos to your daughter!

  6. How cute is this! My daughter would love doing this! thank you

  7. So cute, and they seem easy to make! Thanks for sharing such a fun little tutorial :)! I’m about to pin it 😀

  8. Adorable ~ I just love these ‘monster creations’ ~ namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor) enjoy the weekend ^_^

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