Draw a basic fish shape on cardstock, Cut it out and tape it to the felt.
Cut out scales from the edge of the felt and Use your finger to make the basic shape, Cut out circles for the eye.
Glue or sew scales on, layering them, Now add rickrack, sequins, and any other embellishments. Flip the fish over and cut off any excess portions.
Put fabric glue on the bottom portion of the fish as shown, gluing together the two sides of the fish. Allow drying overnight.
Write a message, pop it into your fish and send it to your friends, family etc. Depending on the size of your fish, you could pop in your red envelope as well.