What a gorgeous composition and fabulous felted necklace!
“Here are some of my new creations. My last project was the blueberry necklace. It was made from blue shades of blended merino silk. The middle of the berries were needle felted with black merino wool. For the berries I used the wet felting method.
I made the daffodil brooch as a celebration for the upcoming spring season. I used white merino top for the petals and varying shades of yellow merino top wool and silk for the middle of the flower. I also made my favorite flower, the oriental poppy. I used powder colored merino top and pink and purple silk fibers.
Using the wet felting method, I tried many varieties of soaps and Living Felt olive soap is by far the best I have used to create these beauties. Thank you for your wonderful products! Happy Spring!”
– Vera Runova, Minnesota
“My son is being ordained into the Lutheran church next month. Ministers often wear crosses when they preach, so I needle-felted one with Living Felt merino cross. The wet-felted rope has a needle-felted closure. I very much enjoy both processes, and usually do both in each of my projects. Thank you, Marie, for all the videos and all the information you so graciously share.”
– Sandy Wogaman, Minnesota
These fun cat faces really made our day!!
“Attached is a photo of cat face brooches I needle felted with Living Felt products. They are made from your MC-1 Merino cross batt packs: the beach party studio pack, goody pack, purples/berries pack and the fall fun pack.
Your Merino cross batts are so easy and fast to sculpt with. I had a great time figuring out what color and facial features each cat should have. Determining what expressions to give them was fun too!
Thank you Living Felt!”
– Carol Shimokochi, California
We are so inspired by this young artist!
“I was so proud of my granddaughter who did her very first felting project with me. She pretty much made the sweet little Easter purse herself. The outside is a pretty lemon yellow and the inside is pink. She made the rope handles and the flowers too!
I was really worried about how I could help her design and cut the flowers on the bag. Well, I shouldn’t have worried! I turn my back for a while to help my other granddaughter with her wet felting project and when I looked back at Isabella she had already designed and cut the flowers and was busily putting them together.
I think the purse turned out adorable, don’t you think? I was really proud of the job she did for her first time ever wet felting. Yeah, Isabella!”
Becky Hostetter, Oregon
submitted for Isabella Brann.
This wet felted necklace is simply a very long felted cord, the ends were felted together to make it into an continuous loop, and hand-spun art yarn was worked into the felting process.
Both the yarn and felt cord were made by Marie using our Autumn Leaves Specialty Designer Pack.
We have 12 Specialty Designer packs to choose from. Maybe you will find one that you would like to felt with!
Steve Whalen is felting with his wife, Erin, and we were so happy to receive this submission for this hat he made! His hats weigh 4.5 – 5oz and are wet felted over a resist, and then shaped on a hat block. This one is made with Living Felt MC-1 Felting Batts True Violet and accented with Multi-Colored Merino Top Cranberry.
A note from Erin:
“I consider myself extremely lucky to have a hubby who spins, weaves and now, wet felts! We’ve taken several wet felting classes together and have since modified and improved our techniques.
We’ve recently started making wet felted hats over a resist. This is my husband’s latest hat. I’m a little biased, but I think his work is fabulous! It’s amazing how straight he can get the brim. (Real men DO wet felt – LOL!!)”
artist: Steve Whalen, Wisconsin
We challenged the ever-adventurous Sonja Weeks Oswalt of Tennessee to felt up anything she felt inspired to with our Fire Mountain Designer Pack, and she made this awesome ensemble.
She added approx. 2oz of additional fiber so she could make all 3 pieces. The scarf is nuno felted and the silk was initially dyed with Kool-Aid. The wrist warmers were wet felted over a resist, we have a free video lesson for this, and the hat was first wet felted flat and then shaped over a hat block.
The wrist warmers can shrink quite a bit!