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« on: September 27, 2008 07:39:02 PM »



I made a couple of videos to show how I go about wet felting wool balls a while back (with needle felted embellishments too). I finally got around to featuring the sources, videos, and such on my blog. It took me a number of years and many many balls to fine-tune my approach, so I hope that it saves somebody else time and inspires folks in the process. I find that the wool balls are fantastic for gentle play with babies/young children and for indoor play without risk of breaking things. They're also 100% natural and much-loved in Waldorf and other nature-loving craft circles. Anyway, here's a link to the post:

http://crunchyparent.com/?p=272




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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2008 07:40:00 PM »

oohh..I will have to go look at it..thanks for sharing your felted stuff looks neat..
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2008 09:04:35 PM »

Great tutorial...

I made one right away.  very cute.  i've been looking for something to do with all of my rovings.
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« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2008 02:12:47 PM »

That looks like a great way to make wet felted balls.  I will have to give it a try.

Thanks for taking the time to make the video.

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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2008 11:01:40 AM »

that's great, thank you for sharing. i am going to try that technique soon.
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« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2008 04:01:10 PM »

Thanks a lot for the tutorial - This may be a stupid question but I've never done wet felting before.  How do you dry them after?
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« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2008 05:47:02 PM »

I like to leave them on a cake rack to dry.
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