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Topic: Felting A Scarf  (Read 2227 times)
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meeg17
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2006 08:47:18 AM »

I made one, I had a hard time getting the two colors to stick together where they meet, but I did it eventually, I may go over it with another layer just to make sure it all holds together (can I do that?).

Fulling the felt was the hardest part for me, I got help from my boyfriend who is much stronger than I am.  Another thing I would like to learn is how to keep things straiter, so they don't bleed together as much, any advice is appreciated.  Not the greatest pic (took from my phone).

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craftykate
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2006 04:08:23 PM »

wow meeg17. I think it looks great. I've been thinking of trying this. What kind of cloth mesh would I need to get?
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« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2006 04:39:24 PM »

looks great meeg17! i think the colours blending together is part of the beauty of felted pieces. i think to get a more exact design you'd have to needle felt it rather than wet felt. or maybe wet felt a scarf then needle onto it.
here's a site that explains how to wet felt if you dont have a cloth mesh...
http://www.allfiberarts.com/library/aa01/aa012901.htm
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meeg17
« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2006 04:56:05 PM »

I've been thinking of trying this. What kind of cloth mesh would I need to get?

I went to home depot and bought screen for about $4, it came in a roll, and I was able to cut it into 2 pieces.

Thanks for the compliments!  I appreciate it.
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