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…

The Diamond Fibre! (Part II)

In part I we discussed mohair fleeces, and the characteristics of this extra insolating, light, lustrous, strong fibre. Now the fun part, … crafting with mohair! Mohair Yarn First the bad news, not all mohair yarn is created equal. For many reasons a yarn to be hand-knit, woven or crocheted is almost always a blend…