Felt Art: Painting with Wool

Over the past several months I have turned my attention from my loom and spinning wheel to the world of feltmaking. Needle felting, wet felting, making decorations, felting hats, bags and other smaller items. In April I had the opportunity to book a place in our local art gallery for a 2 week spot in … Continue reading “Felt Art: Painting with Wool”

Wet Felting with a Washboard

The old fashioned wash board is quickly becoming my most used felting tool. I use it for the final fulling process when wet felting. What it does is it straightens out the top layer of wool and smooths it out creating a harder surface of felted wool. When wool hasn’t been felted enough it starts … Continue reading “Wet Felting with a Washboard”

Wet Felted Pictures

Wet felting with wool is so versatile. With a bit of wool, a length of bubble wrap, a spray bottle, some soap and water, you can make just about anything you can imagine. You can make boot liners, slippers, hats, pillows or a piece of artwork you can hang on your wall.

Feltmaking – Wet Felted Hats

I got a hat block for Christmas – Lucky Me 🙂 This one is a cloche style of hat block made of styrofoam from Gillian Gladrag . These hat blocks come in 4 sizes: Metric Inches US UK Punti 55/56 21 5/8 6 7/8 6 3/4 4 57/58 22 1/2 7 1/8 7 5 59/60 … Continue reading “Feltmaking – Wet Felted Hats”

Needle Felt Snowman

A beginner tutoril an how to make a needle felted snowman. You will learn how to form a ball using needle felting, how to make indents and shapes and how to join 2 needle felted pieces together.

Felted slippers

Links to free patterns for how to make hand felted slippers and booties.

Felted cat bed

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.

Wet Felting Project – Felted Cushion Cover

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”