Custom Needle Felted Pet Portraits From Photo

$300.00
Free Shipping
+
Ships free in 2-3 weeks!

About this Product

*Needle felted cat portrait made with a single barbed needle and wool. Each portrait is done by using a photo of your pet to make a realistic keepsake you will treasure.
*All of my custom portraits are made of 100% wool and are done by poking wool onto a background (either wool or linen) with a barbed needle. I then layer wool colors to achieve a “painted” portrait of your pet. I use your submitted photo as a guide to achieve a custom wool felted portrait.

*If you are in search of a truly unique gift, looking to own a custom one of a kind portrait of your pet or a memorial portrait of your beloved sadly missed companion, my needle felted pet portraits are the perfect solution!

I ask that you choose a high quality photograph that is brightly lit and does not have an abundance of shadowing. A crisp photo is key to capturing all of your pet’s unique details. Eye-level photos taken outside (not in bright sunlight) usually work best. The more detail I can see in the photo, the more I can replicate.

All custom needle felted portraits are framed in a hoop. Please keep in mind, the bigger the piece, the more detail I can add.

(Please let me know of any time-sensitive deadlines and I will try my best to accommodate.)

Ordering is easy! Once you place the order for the size you are looking for, email me your photo (mariellafelts@gmail.com), background color preference (I can help with this decision) and whether you prefer linen or wool background material. Please allow 2-3 weeks to complete your order.

Pricing is as follows:
(Free Shipping)

7” Hoop - $400
6” Hoop - $300

Contact me with any questions at mariellafelts@gmail.com. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram @mariellafelts.

Note, the portraits shown are samples only. Each portrait is custom made to order ofyour individual pet.

Please note, I retain the rights to reproduce any artwork from your photo for promotional purposes. No copywrite photos can be used.

Mariella Felts

South Plainfield, NJ
My unique needle felted portraits make great gifts for any occasion. All portraits ship free. Custom pet portraits ship in 2-3 weeks.  All in stock pieces ship in 1-3 business days.
Contact Maker

Meet the Maker

Hi there! I'm Mariella! Thank you for visiting my shop! I create beautiful custom needle felted portraits of pets and other subjects that are near and dear to me! Anyone can own a painting of their pet, but not everyone has a realistic wool felted "painting"! I use a barbed needle as a brush and wool as my paint!

Needle felting is a very meditative art form. Using a barbed needle, small amounts of different color wool are poked into a background material. I use either linen or wool felt sheets. Layer upon layer colors are added to give depth and texture. Most of my work is pet portraits. I use a photo (pet owner’s choice) to create a wool rendition of their beloved pet.

I started needle felting in 2018 when I learned about the art form. My first attempt was to make a family of owl figures. I then graduated to bunnies and sheep. After about two years, I found the 2D technique of “painting” with wool and I haven’t looked back. 

It really is very heartwarming to hear the reactions of the recipients of my portraits. A good amount of my portraits are memorial based and those are the most heartfelt!

I also “paint” other subjects such as birds and seasonal items which are ready to purchase pieces. Visit my shop often to see new additions!

I hope you enjoy looking at my work and I look forward to working with you to make a truly unique and special portrait of your pet! Let me portray your beloved pet using the unique art of needle felting!

 See my full goimagine Meet The Maker feature here! https://goimagine.com/blog/fea...

Check out my full portfolio on my website at www.mariellafelts.com!

(read more) (show less)

How it’s Made

Needle felting is a very meditative art form. Using a barbed needle, small amounts of different color wool are poked into a background material. I use either linen or wool felt sheets. Layer upon layer colors are added to give depth and texture. I use a photo (pet owner’s choice) to create a wool rendition of their beloved pet.

Shop Policies

No returns or exchanges accepted on custom orders. Please contact me with any issues with an order. 

Shop Reviews (3)

I just purchased my 5th felted pet portrait from Mariella Felts. One was in memory of my dog Moose, and the rest have been gifts to friends and family. I can not tell you how much joy these portraits bring to every person blessed to have one. Mariella's ability to capture every nuance of each pet in such incredible detail is astounding. I HIGHLY recommend making the investment to capture your pet with this unique craft. I love it so much!! I know I will continue to purchase from Mariella and share her tremendous gift.

Carol

04/15/2024
If you love your pets, Mariella Felts is a must!!! She is so talented and amazing at capturing every detail! I have wanted to purchase a piece for a while and am so excited to finally have my own felt portrait of my two little ladies, Meadow and Willow. Mariella was so responsive and accommodating from beginning to end. She was able to fit both cats in one work of art and had many choices for linen colors. I truly love how my custom order came out and I highly recommend her work!

McGinnis Jasmine

09/23/2023
Thank you so much Mariella Felts for the amazing portrait of Archie! When we ordered this custom portrait, we never expected the wonderful experience that came with it. Mariella kept us informed and updated throughout the entire process. The portrait was also completed in a speedy time frame, considering the intricate work done. This portrait captured the exact expression and personality of Archie and will be displayed to be admired in our home. Thank you!

Katie Ruszczyk

08/06/2023

More From This Maker

Free Shipping
South Plainfield, NJ
$300.00
Free Shipping
Free Shipping
South Plainfield, NJ
$50.00
Free Shipping
Free Shipping
South Plainfield, NJ
$120.00
Free Shipping
Free Shipping
South Plainfield, NJ
$300.00
Free Shipping
Home
Menu
Account
Cart