Category Archives: Wet Felting

The Base Makes a Difference

In my Monet Challenge blog post this past quarter, I pointed out I had used a Domestic 56 base without pre-felting it. The domestic fiber is coarser than merino, approximately a 29.5 micron compared to a 19 of the merino. … Continue reading

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Make Textured Textile Art by Stitching Into Nuno Felt

Today we have a guest post from Lyn The inspiration for ‘Last Sandcastle of Summer’ came from a recent day-trip to Sandbanks in Dorset. We’ve enjoyed weeks of glorious weather and I love wriggling my toes in the warm sand and … Continue reading

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Podfest

Last week, I traveled to Cathy (Luvswool’s) home to have a “podfest.” Cathy wanted to try making a small vessel   So, since l have been making pods  on and off for months for family I offered to work with … Continue reading

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Texture

A while ago I bought a weird fluffy, knitted, tubular scarf from Poundland to try felting with. If you ever buy one, make sure you cut it over a bucket or newspaper or something to catch all the bits! I … Continue reading

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Raw Fleece Helmet

A little while ago I showed you  the prototype for a large felt helmet I was planning and the finished hat. http://wp.me/p1WEqk-2rU  now I thought I would show you some of  the process. There are lots of pictures. I used a … Continue reading

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Two in One Felt Project

Last year Zed had sent me a variety of small amounts of embellishment fibers.  I wanted to try them, but wanted a project that would preserve them in a format I could use as a reference for future use. I … Continue reading

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Kapok Fibre

I bought a new fibre to try out a couple of weeks ago, Kapok fibre. Like cotton, it grows around the seed of the plant, but is much lighter and softer. As much as I like fibre tops, I do … Continue reading

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