My cat loves wool and crawling into small places to nap. I have many bags of wool so I thought I should make her a own special place to hide from dog and curl up.
This is a project to felt and sew a hand felted cushion cover. Materials used: Wool roving for making felt approx 1 yard of cotton fabric 16 inch zipper 19 inch pillow form Hand made Felt To make the felt top for this pillow, I made a large piece of felt approx 24 inches square. … Continue reading “Wet Felting Project – Felted Cushion Cover”
You can make your own handmade felt easily, in your bath tub. You will need a flat surface to work on, one where it doesn’t matter if it gets wet. I made the felt in my bath tub. In summer months, I make felt outdoors, in a kid’s swimming pool. You will need access to … Continue reading “Feltmaking”
Date: August 10, 2012 Hi Everyone, Big O Games Have you been watching the Olympics? Some enthusiatic knitters got into a bit of trouble with their knitting. https://www.allfiberarts.com/2012/big-o-games.htm Spears Weaving Loom I found this lovely little child’s loom on Ebay. It’s perfect for weaving small tapestries. https://www.allfiberarts.com/2012/spears-loom.htm Felted Necklace An easy project for a beginner … Continue reading “Newsletter Archive: news081012”
Recently I purchased a feltmaking kit from my favourite local sewing shop – Clothkits. The felting kit was made by Gillian Gladrag. The felting kit contains all you need to get started with feltmaking – a large bamboo mat, a piece of netting, and an assortment of dyed wool roving. I also purchased a kit … Continue reading “Felted Posey Pot”
A free knitting pattern for a hat knit in seedstitch,
Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts.
Handiscola Handiscola was an EU project that brought together participants from European countries to learn and increase appreciation for traditional handicrafts. Birch Bark Basketry Instructions for weaving baskets with birch bark (in .pdf format). The English translation begins on Page 11. Bookbinding Ceramics Embroidery Instructions for basic embroidery stitches and some lovely floral motifs. Felting … Continue reading “Handiscola Project: aa021404”