Ashley Hough

Working with Felt

Ashley Hough
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Meet Ashley Hough and get a brief overview of the different types of felt, including wool, wool blend and acrylic. You will also see what some of the best tools to use when working with felt are, including marking pens and pencils, pins and clips and hand sewing needles and thread.
Find out the best methods for marking felt using several different marking pens and pencils, and see how to easily transfer pattern piece images onto felt.
Ashley will share with you several different hand stitches to use when sewing felt. These hand stitches include running stitches, back stitches and blanket stitches.
In this session you will learn about some of the different ways to care for your felt and felt projects. This will include both dry and wet cleaning methods, depending on the project and the type of felt used.
Now that you have learned about the various aspects of felt and how to best work with it, you will learn how to make several different types of felt projects. These projects will include accessories, bowls, pincushions, and ornaments.
Learn more about your instructor, Ashley Hough.
6 Lessons
1  hrs 16  mins

Get an in-depth look at some of the different types of felt available and see how to best use them. Your instructor, Ashley Hough, will discuss wool felt as well as wool blend felts, which are generally blended with acrylic. Acrylic felt is some of the most readily available, easiest to find and comes in a variety of colors, prints and thicknesses.

This class will also teach you the best ways to mark and cut your felt. Ashley will discuss some of the different marking techniques and tools. You will learn several different hand-sewing stitches to use with felt, depending on what you are assembling and where the stitches are on the project. Ashley will demonstrate the running stitch, back stitch and blanket stitch.

Once you learn how to mark, cut, and sew your felt- you will have several fun projects to make. This class comes with patterns for bowls, pincushions, ornaments and more. You will also learn about some of the best ways to care for your felt and your newly made felt projects.

Ashley Hough

Ashley Hough is a quilt designer, pattern maker, instructor, and lover of all things quilting. After learning to sew at the young age of 6 years old, she later discovered the joy of quilting and has grown her skills over the past 15 years. "I love quilting because I love the design process—being able to start with a blank page and essentially create whatever I want." Ashley's designs and patterns have been published in a variety of magazines and her work can be found on National Quilters Circle.

Ashley Hough

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