Wet Felting

Wet Felting   Wet felting – what is it Wet felting – a short history Wet felting – how to make   What is wet felting (sheep’s wool) Felt is made by entangling wool fibres, so they matt together. The art is knowing what you want to achieve and how to go about it. The way wet felting works is by laying the wool fibres across each other, add warm soapy water, and with a bit of friction and pressure … Continued

Kids felt crafts rainbow friendship bangle

I love teaching kids felt crafts as they are so enthusiastic. Kids get so much pleasure seeing something being created from soft and fluffy wool into a finished piece of felt. Teaching kids felt crafts is easy to do and you can pass on the enjoyment of felt making.     I have taught children in schools and in after school clubs, ages ranging from kindergarten to teenagers and with kids felt crafts you can improve children’s fine motor skills. … Continued

Making felt flowers

As Armistice day is getting nearer, I am reminded of last year when I taught a making felt flowers class and a group of ladies learnt how to make poppies. I thought I could show you how to make a quick, easy and simple poppy.   ArtFelt has designed many simple to use kits, including a water lily picture kit which is very much influenced by Monet, where you can make a 3D water lily using merino fleece, pre-felt and … Continued