Needle Felting, Part III

In Parts I and II of this series we introduced you to needle felting, and explained how to make one and two dimensional felted items such as pins and paintings. In Part III we are describing how to needle felt a sculpture. GIVEAWAY NOTE!: Time is running out! Enter to win either the flower pin…

Needle Felting Part II: Painting with Fibre!

In part I we covered the basics of needle felting and described the technique used to make a felted pin.    Painting with fibre is a lot like making a pin on a larger scale.       Selecting Your “Canvas”:   First, you will need a piece of fabric to perform the same function…

Needle Felting Part I: Making Felted Pins!

Introduction To Needle Felting The term needle felting encompasses a variety of fibre art techniques. However, all forms of needle felting are made using a sharp tool that comes in several sizes and with different shaped barbs and blades called a felting needle. From one dimensional designs made by applying a thin layer of fibre…

Felting Soap Tutorial

How To Felt Soap! Since Isabelle and I began collaborating one of our most popular products has been the felted soap we make. (I make the goat’s milk soap, she uses her gorgeous mohair and/or alpaca rovings to turn the plain bar into a fabulous exfoliating felted bar that people Love!) The process that transforms…

Shearing time

We would like to share our angora goats shearing time with you. This is done twice a year ( in fall and spring ) because their fleeces grow really fast (about one inch per month). The day before the shearer comes they are all confined in the barn so they stay dry. Then we try our…