Category Archives: Wet Felting

2nd quarter challenge started

I finally pieced a picture for my second quarter challenge piece. If you remember is it seascape this quarter. this is the picture I chose. I found it on the internet, where you find everything. It should be ok as … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Fiber Layout – Part 3

I have already shown two felt shapes I created with fiber layout and differential shrinkage. The last one is what I’m calling a “bonnet” shape. I started again with the same circle template and Blue Face Leicester wool. The center … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Fiber Layout – Part 2

Last week I showed you how I made¬† a cone shape from a flat circle of felt. I also made a shape that is similar to a bowl without using a resist. The shape is created from the fiber layout … Continue reading

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I Finally Finished These Hats.

People in class and on line often ask if they can leave a piece of felt over night or a day and then finish it. The answer is yes most defiantly. I have left pieces over night many times but … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Fiber Layout – Part 1

Several years ago, I saw a chart on a felt makers blog about using directional fiber layout to create a shape from flat felt. I can’t remember where I saw the information so thanks to the person who got me … Continue reading

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Making a Scissor Case

I got some great really sharp little scissors online. I have no way other than to original packaging or carrying them with me. They will poke through anything I put them in. My friend Carlene suggested a triangular pouch with … Continue reading

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Learning curves – Part 1

In the last few months I’ve attended two felting workshops tutored by happy feltmakers who have been very generous with sharing their experiences and knowledge. The first by Jenny Pepper was titled Decorative felt Surfaces (I had no idea what … Continue reading

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