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Needle Felting Basics

from The Silver Penny
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Needle Felting Basics

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • no experience necessary

Pattern Description:

Although needle felting in industry has been around for a while, home crafters are embracing this technique more and more. They are finding all kinds of uses and projects in which to incorporate it into their creative work. It's easy to understand because it is such a satisfying technique that gives beautiful results. Working with soft, luxurious carded wool is a pleasurable, sensory experience! Give it a try soon.

This FREE project worksheet includes general information about the tools and supplies needed for needle felting, basic instructions for 2-D needle felting for embellishment and creating felt pictures, and 3-D needle felting techniques for creating toys, dolls and sculpture.

Materials:

  • felting needle
  • wool fleece or wool roving
  • 2" thick foam felting pad