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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2012 07:53:36 AM »

What are the benefits to using wool felt?

1. It doesn't pill like acrylics.
2. It takes needles far better.  Acrylic really shows needle holes...they don't "heal" as well as the ones on wool. 
3. Dirt can often be more easily wiped off since the wool is a fiber. 
4. Wool has antibacterial properties which means it won't mildew.
5. Its a more hypoallergenic choice (you know as long as the person isn't allergic to wool)...but its less likely to attract dust mites so for peeps like me with hay fever and a dust allergy...its a better choice.

And its just so lovely and thick and feels great to the touch.  It feels sturdy.  Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2012 09:02:42 AM »

Thanks rlynn, I'll consider that if I'm ever in need of felt.
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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2012 09:36:41 AM »

So jealous of the hoops!  I NEED hoops!  I am in the middle of two claims in a different swap and am angeling for another.  After I get caught up I may need to stalk the thread and make a claim or two.  Must remember to make sure hoops are on my list  Wink
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2012 04:37:01 PM »

wool felt also doesn't pull apart like the synthetic stuff does
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If you'd like to swap for some good clean fun, pm me!  I make cold processed goats milk soap and shampoo bars.

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« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2012 06:01:09 PM »

wool felt is also made from a renewable resource - unlike synthetic felt which is made from fossil fuels
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« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2012 09:42:20 AM »

I love that yarn!  Im so addicted to yarn.  ha ha.
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Want to learn to crochet or knit?  I have a ton of extra crochet hooks & circular knitting needles.  Will throw in some pattern books and yarn for anyone interested in a swap.
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« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2012 11:59:16 AM »

I received my awesome package the other day from rlynn! Here are the goodies:

1. Bird Note Cards!! Adorable and perfect for including in future craft swaps to my partners. Love them! (Sorry about the glare - office lights + camera phone=yucky)




2. Fabric bracelet! I wanted to show both sides of this - plus the awesome orange polka dot detail! I am not totally obsessed with these and wants tons more. So cool!



3. Cat toy for kitty. As you can see by kittys cone of shame, it's been a rough few months for the little guy, but this toy has brought him so much joy. It's nice to see him bouncy and happy again.


Thanks again for claiming me!
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« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2012 08:17:25 AM »


I received 2 wonderful packages!!

From rlynn I received 2 lovely Japanese fabric pouches that are the perfect size!!  I can't wait to gift these to my mom and sis!  Thank you!!
And wonderful stones for me to paint on!  Smiley



And from whats_her_name I received uber craft supplies spoilage!!
First this lovely lego man mold for my soap adventures!

Then this awesome fabric to make a dress for my niece with!  Her dad (my brother) loves Space Invaders!!

And finally the pattern for these lovely felt creatures!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/89316339/woodland-stufflings-pdf-pattern

Thank you Karrie and Robin for such great packages!!  Have a wonderful, crafty day!!
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« Reply #18 on: January 14, 2012 09:13:20 AM »

I love those lego charater molds and the fabric.  awesome score atsuko!
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Want to learn to crochet or knit?  I have a ton of extra crochet hooks & circular knitting needles.  Will throw in some pattern books and yarn for anyone interested in a swap.
jemimah
« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2012 02:45:58 PM »

Wow, so many fabulous packages already! I'm loving everything!!
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