Tag Archives: felt shrinkage

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

Posted in 3D, Wet Felting | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

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

Posted in 3D, Wet Felting | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in 3D, Wet Felting | Tagged , | 24 Comments

Fine Layers and Shrinkage

I took some photos while I was laying out my first Trilobal Nylon sample last week. They aren’t the best – fine layers of Merino and sparkly fibre aren’t the easiest to photograph – so I don’t have photos of … Continue reading

Posted in Nuno Felting, Other Fibers, Wet Felting | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments