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Topic: Felt spaghetti & meatballs (pic) & great resource for tons 'o play food delights  (Read 3405 times)
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« on: December 22, 2007 03:29:05 PM »

I had to de-lurk to post my most recent (and totally easy) crafty creation. I'm trying to overhaul my girls' play kitchen with handcrafted all-natural items (I'm just too spooked by the Made in China food in there now). So, the other day I grabbed an old holey wool sweater and some wool batting. Felted the sweater and sliced away. Wet felted some balls, and voila! spaghetti and meatballs (hope the photo works)



I gave slightly more specific instructions on my blog here. I also ran with the inspiration and tried to make a useful resource there that lists a lot of free patterns, tutorials, craft supply resources, and whatnot for making play food. I hope that this helps somebody and inspires them as I am always inspired when I spend time here.
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« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2007 03:35:02 PM »

That is pretty sweet. Now I feel inspired to make felt play food for my lil niece.  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2007 03:38:30 PM »

That is awesome! My kids just got a great play kitchen for Christmas and I was planning on making some "food". There will now be oodles of felt noodles!  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2007 03:47:07 PM »

That is seriously cute! What a great idea!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2007 06:01:50 PM »

To be clear, I felted a sweater (and didn't watch carefully so I REALLY felted it). It ended up making the felt about 3/16" thick and I cut the noodles 1/4" wide (probably more like linguini than spaghetti, but the girls aren't that into authenticity). I'm not sure how well slicing up craft felt into 1/4" pieces would work in terms of durability, but it's worth a try, I suppose.
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2007 08:35:40 AM »

Those are wonderful!  My boys love their play food!
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2007 07:30:01 PM »

yummy.   Tongue
but yeah, that's really cool.
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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2007 08:25:09 PM »

what a great idea!!!!! good job!!
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