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Topic: My first felted project - granny sqaure bag  (Read 1257 times)
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« on: March 05, 2008 02:25:02 PM »

Well, here is it before:

And after felting:

Note to self: Do not felt in the washer with the same towels you washed the dog with (there is dog hair all matted in it that I have been slowly picking out)
I was really frustrated cause the first time I washed it, nothing happened, washed it again, a little, but not a lot, finally after the 3rd time it felted up nicely, I didnt think I was going to line it, but now I think it needs something to help hold its shape (it is supposed to be a square, flat bottom bag)
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2008 02:33:36 PM »

Oooh I really like it now it's felted! Fab colours.  Smiley

Hope I'm not teaching my grandmother to such eggs but an oblong of thick plastic/acetate is the easiest thing to pop in the bottom to keep it's shape - also easier to remove and clean than say a fabric covered card insert.

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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2008 02:49:18 PM »

Such pretty colors! What wool did you use?
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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2008 02:53:37 PM »

cascade 220 (whic I got for one heck of a price when a local yarn store was going out of business, got them for $2 a skien)
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2008 03:47:58 PM »

OH great! I love the way the design felted and the colors are fabulous!

« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2008 04:52:18 PM »

that came out so wonderful felted!! Smiley
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