The art of needle felting is creating something 3D from wool by just stabbing it over and over until it achieves the shape you want. Or something like that. Watch as sculptor Stephanie Metz shows you how she makes her ‘Unnatural History’ teddy bear skulls through fascinating needle felting in the video below.
Stephanie Metz creates one of her needle-felted teddy bear skull sculptures— in time-lapse. Taken from industrial origins, needle felting is the process of compressing and tangling wool fibers into three-dimensional forms through repetitive hand work with barbed needles.