FELTING

make a felt kiwi fruit

How To: Needle Felted Fruit – Kiwi

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Emma loves playing with pretend food, so I thought I would add some felted fruit to her collection. She loved when I surprise her with little gifts, what kids doesn’t? Although I’m sure she’d prefer a My Little Pony if she knew they existed. Today I’ll show you how I made this kiwi fruit, and also how to use carding…

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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 How to make a Needle Felted Heart Garland You will need: Wool roving (assorted colors)…

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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 Basic Tools & Instructions

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I often get asked – What is needle felting? Well the simple answer is: It’s a fibre craft that uses a barbed needle to felt wool roving into a solid 3D shape. I have put together a very simple guide with the basic tools and instructions to getting started for those of you that may want to give it a…

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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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