How-To’s

bunnies from goats, eggs from sheep

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(that almost sounds like a headline from a tabloid newspaper…) What’s this? Did one of my cashmere bunnies bring me an Easter egg? No, I just needle felted a little wool roving around a styrofoam egg… Super cinchy, no tutorial needed! Wrap a layer of wool roving around a ...
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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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kitty needs a prezzie

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Do you have a little tiny Christmas stocking for the feline in your family? Wanna go D.I.Y. for the C.A.T? Do I have a quick project for you! I made these little cat toys for my last show and they were snatched up in a hurry. They are made with colorful wool roving and yarn, felted (in the ...
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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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cute little things

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I love a project that uses up pieces from my scrap bin. I found a whip up tutorial that was posted a while back. It shows how to make your own custom covered tape measure. Super easy! I put my own twist on it and used felted sweater scraps. (No, I don’t really need a dozen tape ...
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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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