Complete Feltmaking

Complete Feltmaking : Easy Techniques and 25 Great Projects

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Felt is an ancient craft, dating back to the Bronze Age. It is the oldest textile fabric and was made before people learned to spin, weave or knit. Hand-made felt has an entirely different quality to the machine-made felt found in craft stores. It is a chunky, more hardwearing and can be made in a variety of designs and colors- it does not fray, so no sewing is required. And any crafter can learn the art of creating felt with a little fleece, water and soap.
This exciting new book covers all aspects of feltmaking, from making simple flat felt to felting 3-d shapes, as well as felting knitted work, needle felting and some more advanced techniques. Each technique is carefully explained in detail with step-by-step instructions and photographs. The several projects accompanying each technique also have full instructions and step-by-step photography.
From a cheerful polka-dot bag and cozy felted slippers to a whimsical fish mobile and cozy heart shaped rug, this valuable primer offers a wide range of projects making it an ideal book for crafters of all skill levels seeking to add fashionable felted projects to their wardrobe and home.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 215 x 221 x 12mm | 526g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0312366264
  • 9780312366261
  • 887,340

About Gillian Harris

Gillian Harris is a designer who teaches feltmaking workshops and sells a range of innovative felted bags from her website. Gillian lives in Surrey, England with her husband and two daughters.
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