How To: Felt Carrot

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Make Your Own Felt Carrot Make Your Own Felt Carrot

First, we'll begin with the cone-based patterns, i.e., carrots and radishes. If you don't know what I'm talking about read the Felt Vegetable Collection Overview. But, basially, cone patterns require you to make and stuff a cone to create the 3-dimensional shape.

I believe I used 1 sheet of orange and some pirate green felt from JoAnn Fabrics, but you can use whatever looks good to you!

This pattern is inspired by Et Moi Alors...: Carotte. Yes, it's in French, but the approach is nearly identical to that of While Wearing Heels: I Heart Fake Food Carrot Tutorial. The basics don't change much:

  1. Print the pattern below without scaling.
  2. Cut out the pieces in the quantities listed in the pattern.
  3. Sew decorative seams onto the carrot (horizontal triangles) and leaves (a 3-4 pronged leaf vein pattern).
  4. Fold the carrot felt in half, pressing the long edges together, right-sides facing.
  5. Sew along the long edge. Turn right-side out (helps to use a pointy object to get the carrot point fully pointy).
  6. Stuff the carrot (I used fabric scraps which makes it lumpy - polyfill would be smoother).
  7. With a needle and thread, sew a loose running stitch along the top of the carrot.
  8. Before pulling the running stitch to cinch the carrot closed, place the carrot leaves into the center.
  9. Secure the carrot top and leaves with several more hand-sewn stitches, before tying off.

Felt Vegetable Pattern: Carrot

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