Felting

  • 'Tis the Season to Be Felty

    Here are over 40 new whimsical felt crafts to celebrate Christmas with handmade style.

    Create pretty ornaments like Beaded Star Baubles, Sparkly Icicles, a Shining Star Tree Topper (and a partridge in a pear tree), a pink poinsettia wreath, Yule log, snow bunny tree skirt and lots of stockings to hang by the chimney with care. These wintery items will make your season merry and bright.

    $24.99
  • 20 to Make: Felt Brooches

    A range of 20 fun and attractive felt brooch designs that will appeal to seasoned sewing machine users as well as beginners. The designs include popular motifs such as an owl, a chicken, dogs, cats, cupcakes, fairies and flowers, as well as more quirky subjects such as a beach hut and a seed head.

    A techniques section is included which explains step-by-step all the stitches used, and a template is provided for each design. Some designs include organza, beads and other materials as embellishment.

    The author has made the 20 designs in bought felt which are featured in the styled shots. She has then re-made each project using her own handmade felt to showcase the different effects that can be acheived with texture and depth of colour. Each of these alternatives has been photographed in detail.

    Look inside the book.

    $12.99
  • 20 to Make: Needle Felties

    Susanna Wallis has designed 20 cute and funny characters as step-by-step projects that will appeal to all skill levels.

    All you need to get started is a felting needle, a foam pad and wool, so there is no great outlay on equipment, and beginners will be able to create the needle felties once they have mastered the basic techniques. Experienced felters will also love the inspiring characters: a rocking robin, Russian dolls, a snowman, a sheep, a fuzzy fish and much more.

    $12.99
  • 50 Sunflowers to Knit, Crochet & Felt

    With 50 original designs to choose from, including a host of colourful sunflower blooms and buds in many sizes, as well as leaves, vines, and little sunflower-loving critters, you'll find many ideas to spark your creativity in this delightful book of sunflowers to knit, crochet and felt.

    Author Kristin Nicholas includes an inspirational chapter on how to work with colour to create bold, bright and beautiful sunflowers. You'll also find a mixture of attractive ideas for using your sunflowers in a range of ways, from customizing clothing and accessories to creating elegant gifts and homewares.

    $39.99
    $29.99
  • Adorable Felted Animals

    Adorable Felted Animals shows you how you can create more than 30 endearing dogs, cats, birds and other animals using a little wool roving, a felting needle and a few simple techniques. It's easy, creative, and very relaxing.

    These cute felted animals including dogs, cats, birds and other furry animals, range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly cute. The animals range from about 50–100 mm high, and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories. A full lesson takes you through one of the projects from beginning to end, covering all the basics to ensure that you have all the skills you need to make any critter you want.

    $24.99
  • AlterKnits Felt

    Radford pushes the boundaries of traditional felting through 30 colourful, vibrant projects. She shows readers how to knit and then felt their own handiwork, as well as how to create gorgeous felted objects from recycled knits and unspun fibre.

    Projects include:

    • A quick and easy circle coin purse
    • A shibori bag
    • A reverse-applique rug

    Each is unusual in its own way, distinguished by a special surface texture, an innovative mix of techniques or a quirky combination of yarns.

    $29.99
    $19.99
  • Arne & Carlos 30 Slippers to Knit & Felt

    Here are 30 cosy slippers to knit and felt. Every design uses double strand soft wool yarn for extra cosiness and is felted for a snug fit.

    Step-by-step instructions and delightful photographs make the projects wonderfully easy to follow and every project comes with a choice of three different pattern sizes. The styles range from classic Norwegian motifs and traditional moccasins to vivid floral and playful rabbit patterns. Embellish them with pompoms, fringes or edging to make them uniquely your own.

    Any one of these comfy pairs will make a delightful winter treat for you or someone special.

    $34.99
  • Art in Felt & Stitch

    In this visually stunning book, the author reveals how you too can create beautiful pictures using felt.

    She takes you through every step of the process, including the materials and tools, the feltmaking process itself and how to put together four fabulous felt paintings of your own. There is guidance on stitching, including both hand- and machine-stitching, as well as how to use colour and introduce texture in the form of different fibres and threads.

    There are numerous examples of Moy's work through the book, and by the end you will not fail to be inspired to create gorgeous felt paintings of your own.

    $42.99
  • Beginner's Guide to Needle Felting

    Susanna Wallis demonstrates how to create wonderful pictures and 3-D objects using wool and simple needle-felting techniques. Learn how to make charming cards (flowers, heart), rural picture, jewellery, birds, tea set and a female figure from wool.

    A visual primer shows the basic techniques, tools and materials. Step-by-step captioned colour photos guide you through 6 inspirational projects.

    $24.99
  • Big Little Felt Fun

    Fans of the popular Big Little Felt Universe will rejoice at this fun sequel, featuring 60 all-new designs!

    The charming projects include a picnic basket, complete with utensils and a sandwich; Russian nesting dolls; a baking set with mixer, frosting bag, and cupcakes; and three dinosaurs with a lava mountain.

    Easy-to-follow instructions and colourful photos make this perfect even for beginning felters.

    $29.99
  • Clover Refill Needle Fine

    These great needles are for use exclusively in conjunction with the Clover Felting tool. These barbed needles are relatively thin but strong and will help give a finer edge to your textile work.

    Special barbs on these needles interlace textile fibres. The finer needle pierces thinner material much more easily and accurately.

    The pack contains 5 needles that can be used together or individually.

    $12.99
  • Complete Photo Guide to Felting

    This richly illustrated how-to book is a comprehensive reference for various felting techniques, including needle felting, wet felting and nuno felting. With these easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions and hundreds of full-colour photos, you'll be able to explore these easy projects that provide fun opportunities for you to try the techniques.

    Galleries of unique felted designs and creations by renowned fabric artists act as beautiful examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby yourself.

    $29.99
  • Creating Felt Pictures

    Leading felt artist Andrea Hunter demonstrates the exciting scope of pictorial felt making and explains how to create felt pictures with the depth and atmosphere usually associated with a graphite drawing or a watercolour painting.

    Features include:

    • Essential felt making skills for the beginner, as well as techniques and inspiration for the more experienced felter

    • How to work freely with the wool as if it were paint or a piece of charcoal

    • Stunning pictures of finished work as well as practical demonstrations

    • Advice on the presentation and framing of finished work

    $29.99
  • Embellish, Stitch, Felt

    Now in paperback, Sheila Smith's popular book covers dry-felting techniques using hand-held needles and embellisher machines. These mess-free techniques open up a range of felt ideas for textile artists. The book includes the use of commercial ready-made needle-punch felt for fashion and design work and provides a range of decorative stitching and dyeing methods that can be used to embellish the felt.

    Colourfully illustrated with inspirational textiles, plus clear step-by-step instructions, the book covers:

    • Laying the Foundations: Use a variety of fibres and fabrics to create exciting cloths that are both beautiful and versatile. These can be layered further – experiment with Bondaweb, Pelmet Vilene and Lutradur – or developed into bags, book covers and other stunning items
    • Building Texture: Use fast and simple techniques to create impressive effects with the needle punch, from incorporating tucks, folds and tubes to three-dimensional bowls and vessels
    • Colour and Dyeing: Step-by-step instructions on rapid and space dyeing make it easy to create and assemble beautiful colours to use in your own work

    Includes an overview of all the equipment and materials needed, plus an appendix explaining traditional wet-felting techniques.

    $32.99
  • Fabulous Felt

    Here are 30 easy-to-make, stylish decorations all made from felt. The projects include mug hugs, hanging decorations, seasonal decorations, pillows, ornaments, wall-organisers, brooches, children’s toys and more.

    The book includes templates, a comprehensive techniques section, guide to embroidery stitches and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations to accompany every project.

    Look inside the book.

    $36.99
  • Fabulous Felted Scarves

    Two leading artists give you a taste of feltings limitless possibilities using captioned colour photos to take you step-by-step through their diverse felting processes and on to unique his and her neckwear projects, such as a:

    • Scarf that evokes the texture of wood bark
    • Bubble-textured boa
    • Handsome braided muffler
    • Wedding shaw

    Projects made from various wool and silk roving, roving also used to capture delicate lace, organza, ribbon.

    $24.99
  • Felt Dogs

    This book shows you how to make 12 super-cute little dogs, including pugs, poodles, terriers and miniature dachshunds, using needle felting techniques.

    Suited to both experienced felters and beginners, step-by-step photos guide you through every stage of the process, and tools and techniques are clearly explained. Each breed of dog has its own dedicated assembly instructions with measurements and actual size photographs.

    $21.99
  • Felt Fabric Designs

    From light and airy Nuno fabric, perfect for wedding veils and delicate garments, to heavier, more durable textiles for handbags and other hardwearing items, this inspirational book gathers a menu of gorgeous felt recipes.

    In addition to stunningly detailed illustrations and instructions, plus ideas for beautiful projects, this handy sourcebook explains how to use prints, create shaped edges, and incorporate beads and embellishments.

    Look inside the book.

    $49.99
  • Felt Happy!

    Felt Happy! is a cheerful, easy-to-follow, how-to felting book. It is glossy and gorgeous and chock full of useful information as well as full page photos to see finer details. Colour and texture abound in this stunning work.

    There are loads of step-by-step instructions with photos of each step that are easy to follow and replicate. It is ideal for the beginner or more experienced felter.

    $49.99
  • Felt Magazine # 16
    Felt magazine aims to inspire a new generation of fibre enthusiasts with comprehensive projects, articles and an inspirational gallery. It includes a mix of easy, intermediate and technical projects to suit a wide range of skill levels.

    Projects in Issue 16 include:

    • Pinecone Hat by Dawn Edwards
    • Shibori Felt by Rae Woolnough
    • Carding the (un)usual, naturally by Martien van Zuilen
    • Echeveria by Soosie Jobson
    • Fault Lines Vessel by Martien van Zuilen
    • Collar Variation by Pat Spark
    • Leafy Cords by Jennie Curtis
    • Spiky Flowers by Jennie Curtis

    $9.95