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Needle Felting: Creation of Characters with Needle and Thread

A course by Carolina Alles , Needle Felting Artist

Needle Felting Artist. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined June 2017

Learn to handcraft fantastic characters made of wool

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (988)
  • 19162 students

Learn to handcraft fantastic characters made of wool

A course by Carolina Alles

Needle felting is a technique that allows you to create characters of all kinds using only a needle and wool. For artist and craft lover Caro Indy, its versatility is what makes it one of her favorites. In this online course, she teaches you how to sculpt wool to create your own custom characters from scratch, imbuing them with expressiveness and personality through needlework.

If you want to take your felt character creation a step further, check out her new course, Confection of Miniature Clothing, and learn how to design, sew, and create patterns for small and original garments.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 6 downloads

How are they used
19 minutes, 46 seconds
The sum of the parts
4 minutes, 56 seconds
Basic forms
23 minutes, 7 seconds
Parts for the head
14 minutes, 56 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (988)
  • 19162 students
  • 16 lessons (3h 17m)
  • 6 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Caro proposes three projects with different levels of difficulty, giving you the opportunity to turn any character you can imagine into a reality.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Designers, illustrators, character creators, and anyone interested in the world of crafts and artisan products.

Requirements and materials

No previous knowledge is necessary as Caro walks you through the whole process step by step.

In terms of materials, you need different colored felting fleece with long or short fibers, a felting needle, a foam pad, jewelry pliers, wire, scissors, a sewing needle, and thread.


19162 Students
988 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Carolina Alles

A course by Carolina Alles

Teacher Plus
Needle Felting Artist

As a child, Carolina Alles (better known as Caro Indy) used to make clothes for her dolls. Today she continues to play with them, albeit in a different way.

She is a fiber artist specialized in needle felting, a technique that allows her to sculpt her own characters from scratch using fabric. The expressiveness of her characters is what makes her work stand out, as well as how she incorporates other disciplines into her projects.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    First steps in the needle felting

    • Presentation of the project, materials and tools
    • How are they used
    • The sum of the parts
  • U3

    Basic level project: panda

    • Basic forms
    • Final details and ... snap ready!
  • U4

    Intermediate level project: unicorn

    • Parts for the head
    • Body and limbs
    • Joints
    • Barber Shop
  • U5

    Advanced level project: fox

    • Parts for the head of the fox
    • Body, arms and legs
    • Unions in arms, legs and tail
    • Color on chest, tail, mouth and legs
    • How to present your project
  • FP

    Final project

    • Needle Felting

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Needle Felting: Creation of Characters with Needle and Thread. Craft course by Carolina Alles Best seller

Needle Felting: Creation of Characters with Needle and Thread

A course by Carolina Alles
Needle Felting Artist. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined June 2017
  • 100% positive reviews (988)
  • 19162 students