How-To’s

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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Shibori Felting for Scaredy Cats

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It’s amazing what a little time can do. A few months ago there were hardly any tutorials on the web on Shibori Felting. Now they are popping up again and again! So why am I posting my own shibori felting tutorial? For one reason, there are so many possibilities and variations of technique. ...
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Shibori Felting

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This wacky little pillow was created using the Shibori Felting technique, combined with a little needle felting. Shibori is a term for traditional Japanese resistance dye techniques. Similar techniques can be used when felting wool. By keeping parts of the fabric from felting you can make ...
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