Tag Archives: wet felting

Carding some Wool and Making some Felted Soap

After I dyed my wool last week I had to recard it into batts. I have to do this because it became slightly felted during the rinsing process after dying. I have to rinse a lot more than some people … Continue reading

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Dutch and Russian Wool

I got some ‘Yellowish Dutch Wool‘ from wollknoll, 34 mic ‘not suitable for felting’, it said. It seemed to felt fine for me: I don’t know what breed it is, I’d guess Texel, maybe someone who’s bought it knows? Here’s … Continue reading

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Making a Gift for a New Grandma

As you may be aware my daughter in law Mari  is due to have a baby girl any day.  While we wait for the “phone call,” I decided to make her mother a small cosmetic case/clutch.  This is her first … Continue reading

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From Raw Fleece to Carded Batts of Wool

Our guest author/artist today is Zara Tuulikki Rooke.  She generously offered to take us through the process of preparing fibers from her own sheep to use for felting. As I enjoy felting, I feel very fortunate to also be able … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up the Baby Shower

As you may know, I’ve been feverishly working on baby booties for shower favors for my son and daughter in law who are expecting a little girl in March. The shower is Saturday and I have finally finished a diaper … Continue reading

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Ingeo

I haven’t had chance to get my felting stuff out for ages, so I’ve been working on my epic ‘Other fibres project’, which originally was going to be a simple e-book guide to embellishment fibres, but has turned into something … Continue reading

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What’s in the Box?

Well, it’s not what’s in it as much as what it’s made of. Felt, of course! A while back I started working on a template to make a box.  I love containers and save all sorts just because.  So, I … Continue reading

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