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Feltmaking

Angela Barrow
Angela Barrow is a feltmaker and gives workshops on feltmaking techniques.

Felt Alive
Kay Petal’s sculptural needle felted portraits: Donald Trump, Marilyn Monroe, Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, Conan O’Brien, Willie Nelson, Spock, John Travolta, Janice Joplin, Will Ferrell, Johnny Cash, Lyle Lovett.

Felt Faction
Elina Saari is a very talented felt artist, who makes unique and fun hats and other felted items. Click on the links to see her work in action.

Learn Needle Felting
Step-by-step online workshops to learn sculptural needle techniques.

Needle Felting Kits
Make squirrels, rabbits, sheep and more with a needle felting kit by Heather Wells.

Needle Felting Supplies
Felting needles, wool roving, videos and other how-to expertise for the needle felter.

Needle Felting Tutorial
Nicole Hindes shows how to needle felt.

Tonttu Gallery
Felted dolls from Finland.

Needle Felted Lady Bug
Directions for needle felting a lady bug.

Needle Felt a Doll
Sharon Costello has instructions for making a needle felted doll.

A Felting Project in Greenland
Greenland had 20-30 tons of wool that used to be burned. Birgitte Krag Hansen was asked to assist in the development of felted projects that could provide an economic initiative for the local wool industry.

Felting Equipment
Fleece, handcards, felting boards and a project for making a felted ball.

Fireside Basics Santa
Kris Crawford designed, sculpted and decorated this Santa doll with handmade felt, handspun, and handknit yarns from 8 different breeds of sheep.

Groz-Beckert KG
Groz-Beckert is a manufacturer of needles for felting, knitting machines and sewing.

Heart Felt Creations
Cindie and Bob Etienne make wool felt hat blanks of different era’s and block
them on hat molds. They also demonstrate felt hat making and  teach various
Early American skills and do demonstrations at schools, camps, etc

How to Measure Precent of Shrinkage
Shelby Cefaratti shows the process of making felt and how to estimate the percentage of shrinkage.

Outback Fibers: Tips
Outback Fibers has some great tips for beginner felters.

Peace Fleece
Peace Fleece has fibre for felting as well as kits for making pillows, felted flocks, bunnies, pumpkin earrings and other fun projects.

Feltmaking Books

Felting – The Complete Guide
Combine painting and sculpture, wrap it up in the delightful texture of wool, and you have felting.
UK: Felting

Little Felted Animals: Create 16 Irresistible Creatures with Simple Needle-Felting Techniques
How to make the cutest little miniature animals, using just a few simple tools and some wool roving.
UK: Little Felted Animals

Kindle Feltmaking

Quick And Clever Felting
Kindle Edition
range of easy-to-follow techniques including needle felting, wet felting, fulling and using store-bought felt fabric are explored though projects such as jewelry, flower corsages, bags, slippers, cushions and more.
UK: Quick and Clever Felting

..more Feltmaking books

Felt Making

Felted Bags
Patterns for knitted and felted bags of all sorts

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments
Make Christmas ornaments using cookie cutters – an easy felting project for a beginner needle felter.

Felted Placemat
Your kids will have fun making their own felt placemat. Here’s how.

Knitted and Felted Christmas Stockings
Knit this Christmas stocking with handspun yarns and then felt it.
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Felt Dolls

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Handmade Felt
Illustrated instructions for making your own handmade felt.

How to Make Felt
A how-to on making your own handmade felt, in your bath tub.

Needle Felting
Instructions on how to make needle felted little people.

Felted Valentines Pillow
Handmade felt is made using clean wool, hot water and soap. You can easily make this pillow in your kitchen sink.

Coiled Wool Baskets
How to make a coiled basket using Fantti yarn (a thick felted wool yarn)

Nuno Felting
Nuno felting wool onto silk.

Papermaking
How to make handmade paper using polypores.

Valentine’s Day Feltmaking Projects
Hallowe’en Feltmaking
Special felting projects for Hallowe’en’
Thanksgiving Day Feltmaking Crafts
Christmas Feltmaking Projects

EBay Feltmaking Kits

 

Ebay Finds

Janlynn Counted Cross Stitch Kit, Owl Ornaments New - Current price: $14.49

Woolbuddy Needle Felting Cactus Kit - Current price: $26.45

- Current price: $19.99

Cross Stitch Kit ~ Dimensions Set of 6 Christmas Sayings Ornaments #8827 - Current price: $18.50

- Current price: $35.36

Bucilla Felt Jeweled Christmas Stocking Kit - Down the Chimney - Sealed 83115 - Current price: $17.50 - Auction

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