Nuno Felting

Nuno Scarf Video Tutorial

Posted by in Felting How To's, General Information, Nuno Felting

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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Wool Roving

Posted by in Felting Wool, Knit Felting, Knitted Felting, Needle Felting, Nuno Felting, Wet Felting

A Roving Minstrel The first image that comes to my mind for roving is not a loosely clumped wad of raw wool, silk, cotton or other textile fibers. I think of a silk-clad minstrel meandering an archaic countryside spinning heroic tales with his lute. However, that whimsical analogy is not that far off… sort of. Wool Roving is often the base for many felting projects. Wool roving is the removal of foreign debris, the aligning of fibers, and twisting in preparation for conversion of raw fibers into yarn or thread. Raw textile fibers are like little chaotic wires, strewn about without...

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Nuno Felting

Posted by in General Information, Nuno Felting

Nuno Felting Nuno felting is the art of wet felting over another type of fabric. This technique begins very much like wet felting, except with an extra layer of fabric between the fibers through and around which the fibers will felt. 1. Lay out a layer of fibers on your bamboo mat or bubble wrap, leaving small open spaces for the second layer of fabric to show through. 2. Lay down your fabric atop the layer of fibers carefully. Lay another layer of fibers on top of the fabric. 3. Follow the steps of wet felting to felt your item (2. Wet the fibers with warm, soapy water, allowing the water...

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