Some of our friends have been requesting we carry these for a while…and here they are! These very fine Merino batts are approximately 19 microns and wet felt very quickly to a tight finish. *available in 4oz increments
We find them especially suitable for beads, jewelry, sculptural elements, vessels and even hats. If they are to be used on items that will be handled a great deal, we suggest it be something you can hard felt, otherwise softly felted items from these short fibers would have a higher tendency to pill.
Shop the Short Fiber Merino Batts here.
Join us on Facebook for our beginner-friendly BFF Felt-Along where we’ll make these adorable wet-felted heart spinners!
Marie Shares two more examples of the hearts we will be felting together during our live broadcast on January 31st at 2pm CST.
Mother Mary, Kimberly Pulli, Pennsylvania
This week we share with you four different artists who have created art works on similar subjects, using four very different approaches to create a 2D work of fiber art.
Kimberly Pulli of Pulli’s Woollies is fast becoming known for her incredible art work purses featuring unique and beautiful faces of women. This lovely Virgin Mary is on a purse that was a gift for her Mother-in-Law. Kimberly wet felts the purse and uses it as a canvas. Her process includes both wet felting and needle felting in stages.
She uses Living Felt MC-1 Batts, Merino Tops, Luster Fibers, Silk Fabrics and other fibers for her textural art works.
We are very excited that Kimberly will come teach a class at Living Felt this summer.
We still have space in her 3-day class in July. It is going to be fun!
We love this collection of wonderful bookmarks!
“I had fun making the bookmarks and learned a lot about wet felting in the process – these are just some – I didn’t finish all because hand finishing the edges takes so much time! I also finished the cobweb scarf kit I got from Living Felt this month and my felting mentor was very impressed with the supplies in the kit and how it turned out!”
Colorado Springs, Colorado
This is a fun and easy project! Get the little ones involved, have some friends join in, or have all the fun by yourself!
Get the free Wet Felted Happy Little Christmas Trees tutorial here!
We love these multi-colored baby booties Chris makes! Chris shares that she used Merino wool and felts them on a single resist (which is our method also!). She lives on a farm in Western Massachusetts where she tends to the land, grows food, cares for critters, rug hooks and felts.
Chris Pellerin, Massachusetts
Dunroamin Farm Design
Want to wet felt your own slippers? Check out our kits and how-tos:
Wet Felted Slipper Kit
Wet Felted Slipper PDF Download
Felting Faces – The Parrot Lady with Kimberly Pulli
Call us with questions 1- 877-665-5790
Date: July 19-21, 2018
Time: 9am- 4pm Thursday- Saturday
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Location: LIVING FELT 14121 W. Hwy 290, Bldg 2A Austin, TX 78737
Materials Fee: $0
The shop is supplying all of the wool for this project, over 13oz of fine Merino top, plus embellishment and textural fibers, use of shop tools.
Skill Level for this Workshop: Suitable for all levels, some wet felting experience very helpful. We will be rolling our felt which requires some physical exertion. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
“Felting Faces” using nuno, wet and needle felting techniques. We will have fun felting a flat piece featuring the Parrot Lady together, which consists of merino wool, MC-1, silk, yarn, nepps and hankies.
Kimberly will share with you all of her techniques for creating these beautiful works of art in wool. Together, the participants will felt “The Parrot Lady”. Techniques learned from this project will support
your future artworks and explorations. At the end of the class, Kimberly will be draw a name and one of the students will take home the artwork Kimberly made in the class!
More Info or Register Here