FELTING

felt ball rattle

How To: Needle Felted Rattle Ball

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It’s been a while since I posted a needle felting project, so I thought I would treat you to something a little bit special. I really love the idea of children playing with toys made from natural materials like wool, it’s really important developmentally to give them a rich sensory experience that plastic toys just don’t offer. This needle felted…

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felted heart garland

How To: Needle felt Heart Garland

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This is a very easy and pretty project for those new to needle felting. Make as many hearts as you like to decorate with love this festive season. For a beginners guide to needle felting you should check out my previous post: Needle Felting Basics You will need: Wool roving (assorted colors) felting needle and pad Heart shaped cookie cutter…

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needle felted easter egg

How To: Needle Felted Easter Egg

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This little project is a good introduction to needle felting as you don’t have to worry about shaping the egg, just the surface decoration. If you are new to the concept of needle felting, have a read of my Needle Felting Basics tutorial. You will need: -1 x Styrofoam egg shape -wool roving in your chosen colours, You will not…

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make a big felt button

How To: Make a Big Felt Button

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Here is an easy tutorial on making needle felted buttons that I created for the Haby Goddess newsletter, which went out today. Jodie has a fantastic online Haby store and also writes daily sewing and craft hints on her facebook page. A must read, really worth a visit. Needles ready? Needle felting is a technique where you felt together wool…

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needle felting basics

Needle Felting Basics…

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Some of you may be curious as to how I make my needle felted products in the shop. I have put together a very basic guide to getting started for those of you that may want to give it a try or just as a little insight. The basic materials you will need include: Felting needles – These needles are…

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how to dye wool

How to: Dye wool fleece

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I’ve had lots of orders for my little felt macarons after they were featured in the latest Frankie Magazine, and have quickly run out of my supply of tasty coloured roving. Time to make some more so I thought I’d share my little wool dying experience with your all. This was the first time I’ve dyed my own wool, and…

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