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Do You Want To Build A Snowman? Holiday Needle Felting Class!

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Award winning felt artist Kimberly Clare will be teaching you how to build a snowman in this holiday themed class! Join us on December 13th in Grandville Michigan for this wonderful opportunity. Register...

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Looking for Featured Artists!

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We are actively looking for featured felters to show off! If you know someone who is fantastic at their craft and wants to get some credit – please let us know! Have them fill out this form and we would love to do a nice write up for them! Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Subject Your Message

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Fun Felting Puzzle

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Puzzles are never a Baaaaaad time!  

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Felt Beads

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Felt Beads

So this whole “wool” thing is pretty amazing.  From making something you can wear like hats and clothing, you can also make your own felt jewelry in the form of beads.  This process is a form of wet felting, using warm water to help mold the fibers into each other.  You can do something as simple as felting balls in any size – smaller ones for beads.  We highly suggest that you have fun with it too by mixing fiber colors into your designs.  Start with your base color(s) and when you have the ball/bead to almost the size you want, lightly wrap your ball with fine strips...

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Needle Felting With Cookie Cutters

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The world of felting is so expansive, so imaginative and so much fun, it’s hard to think why anyone wouldn’t want to try it! Did you know that with a little fiber, a cookie cutter and some time – you can create great pieces of wool fabric with ease! The directions are simple: Plan ahead: It’s a good idea to trace your cookie cutter on a piece of paper, have some crayons or colored pencils ready and start designing your trace. Felting: Next, gather your roving in all the colors you will need. Place your cookie cutter on your felting matte, sponge or brush and add your...

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Child Felting Ideas | Create A Turkey Out Of Felt

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you may be looking for some fun activities to do with your kids or grandkids.  Making turkeys out of felt is a great idea.  Though this isn’t a traditional felting project (creating the heavy material out of wool or other fibers), this project is just plain fun to do.  DIYMary has a great youtube channel and she does an amazing job at walking you through this process.  Please subscribe to her channel on youtube, you won’t regret it.  As you’re doing this project, you can always think outside of the realm and make anything you...

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Felt a Christmas Ornament

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Kris and Kim of DIY Dish do this great tutorial on how to needle felt a Christmas Ornament! These gals are a hoot! Now this Christmas Pillow project is great, because it teaches you how to use needle felting techniques and incorporate them directly onto fabric and create a great gift or decoration to get into the holiday spirit. Make sure to jump below the video and find whatever materials or supplies you may need to finish this project up. Have fun felting! Needle Felting Supplies Purchasing from www.howtofelt.com’s affiliate store helps support this website’s staff and...

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How To Needle Felt A Snowman

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The Holiday season is upon us and home made gifts are a GREAT way to tell people you love them; and if you can give something that you love to do, then all the better!  Melody Shin of HandwordTV.com created this awesome How to Needle Felt A Snowman video tutorial that explains the process awesomely! Melody is a fantastic teacher, be sure to visit her site for more information. Felting Christmas Ornaments is an all around great way to bring in some Holiday cheer.  Best part is, you can do it with friends or family.  Remember to be careful when needle felting, those puppies are...

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How to Felt Soap | Video

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We get a lot of email asking us how to felt soap. Julia at www.candlesect.com does a great demonstration in this how to felt soap tutorial. Make sure to visit her Etsy store too! The overall process isn’t too difficult, and it would be a great project to do with little ones if you are looking for some fun! Wet Felting Supplies Purchasing from www.howtofelt.com’s affiliate store helps support this website’s staff and...

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Nuno Scarf Video Tutorial

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Laura McWhorter (laurafelts) does an amazing job walking one through this Nuno scarf video tutorial. Her explanations and directions are right on! Laura is the creator of www.foundationsinfelt.com and has her own store on Etsy that you should visit ( and buy something from 😛 ). For more information about nuno felting, you can visit our page here. For Nuno felting supplies, please see the bottom of the post. Nuno Scarf Video Tutorial 1 style=”display:inline-block;width:468px;height:60px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-6746671493853718″ ...

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