Posts Tagged ‘wet felting’

Spotlight On: Felting

Often find myself admiring the felted items on Craftster. Must admit though that I’ve never really checked how they were actually made. Now that I have, gotten a whole new appreciation for the art. Felting is one of the oldest forms of textile art, and there are two kinds; wet and dry. The difference is […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Wet Felted Vessel

Wet felting is a craft that can take a bit of time, but with all the techniques you use to get those fibers to lock together it can be good to get out some energy! You can make this gorgeous felted vessel without too many special supplies, and roving is available in some big box […]

Fiber Thursday: Felt Christmas Stocking

It’s almost Christmas! So I just had to feature this wonderful stocking by jen6265. The base is a felted sweater, but the Santa and sheep are needle-felted out of wool from her own sheep! I would love to have to hanging from my mantle. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=364352.0

Fiber Thursday: Felted Cowls

Look at this gorgeous wet felted cowl. I absolutely love its stunning turquoise color; it reminds me of the ocean. Want to see even more beautiful cowls in more colors? Make sure you check out this post by Nesse! Not only has she include five more cowls, she posted a couple of cozies as well. […]

How to Felt Wool

Felting is the oldest method of making fabric, dating back to at least 6500 BCE. It is still very popular today, using ancient methods. Making felt ties us back to our ancestors throughout the millennia. It also makes for some pretty awesome crafty projects. Felting refers to several processes for making felt, a type of […]