Are you ready to make a pencil topper? Enjoy making a butterfly pencil topper from felt! Grab the free printable butterfly template, plus instructions to make this butterfly craft for a pencil topper. Looking for other felt crafts to make? Find them here, felt crafts.
Felt Butterfly Pencil Topper
Butterfly Felt Craft
Uses – Crafts for Kids, Teen Craft, or Adult craft! Felt Butterfly Pencil Topper – Make a pencil topper out of felt! Fun and easy felt craft.
List of Supplies (Amazon)
- Felt fabric
- Needle and Thread or Embroidery Needle and Embroidery thread (popular colors)
- Sewing Tracing Pencil or Disappearing Sewing Pen (helpful for tracing the pattern onto felt)
- (Printable Butterfly Template) – Printable butterfly pattern
Need help learning basic stitching?
Helpful tutorials- hand sewing basic stitches
- Video 1 Three Basic Hand Stitches
- Video 2 – Basic Embroidery Sewing Stitches
How To Make A Felt Butterfly Pencil Topper
Print and cut out the template pattern. Trace them on the selected felt fabrics for the pencil topper. Cut out the traced felts nicely. The template includes 2 wings bases (front and back piece), 1 body (middle part), 4 teardrop patterns, and 2 circles for the wings patterns.
Grab the wing base pattern you would like to use for the front side of the topper. Then grab the teardrops and the circle-shaped felt cutouts. Decide how you would like to arrange them on the front wing pattern. Prepare needle and thread to stitch them on the wings.
Once you are done stitching the wing pattern cutouts on the front wing base, take the body pattern and stitch it along the middle of the front wing base.
Now, place the stitched (front wing base) on the top of the plain wing base and stitch around the side but make sure to keep a small opening at the bottom end to insert a pencil.
Start stitching from the bottom side of the pattern and stitch your way up. Stitch towards the bottom, near the previous stitch but keeping a small gap between the starting stitch and the ending stitch.
Tie a knot or two, cut off the extra thread, and done!
DIY Butterfly Pencil Topper
Insert a pencil through the opening at the bottom end of the felt butterfly topper.
Enjoy using your pencil topper or give it to someone as a handmade gift!
Butterfly Pencil Topper
Pin it for later! If you aren’t making it now because Adults, teens, and kids will enjoy making a pencil topper. They are easy to make from felt, easy to hand-sew and include the butterfly template for a butterfly pattern. You can use the butterfly pattern for other crafts too. Enjoy making this craft when you are ready!
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