Felt Tutorials

Felted Brooch Tutorial

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Here’s a quick little project that is great for using up scraps of felted wool. If you’re a regular visitor here, you know that I felt a lot of recycled sweaters for my work. Atleast 80% wool. Wash it. Shrink it. Cut it up. This brooch has the look of a peony or maybe a mum. Perfect ...
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cutie-pie tutorial

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Dare I say I have my act together? The following is the tutorial promised for the “cutie pies” I posted last week. MATERIALS Felted wool sweater – If you don’t know how to felt a sweater, see this former post. Wool felt Steam-a-Seam double sided fusible web Felt balls ...
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sheer felty goodness

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Remember my needle felting tutorial from last week? Here’s another technique I’ve been experimenting with. Recently I was asked if I could create a window covering that would have the beautiful textual look of felted wool yet be something that would let light come through. I wondered ...
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Needle Felting – new tool

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I’ve been doing a little experimenting with a new needle felting tool. I thought I’d whip up a little tutorial on a technique I came up with. This is the Clover needle felting mat and tool. Needle felting is usually done into a block of foam. This mat is like a stiff brush with a ...
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mama bird

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There she is…sweet mama blue bird! This was my first attempt at needle felting an animal. I followed the tutorial previously referenced in the “little nest” post. I photographed the steps as shown below. 1) First I Google Image searched “bluebird” and printed out a ...
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