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This richly illustrated how-to book is a comprehensive reference for various felting techniques, including needle felting, wet felting, and nuno felting. With these easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions and hundreds of full-color photos, you’ll be able to explore these easy projects that provide fun opportunities for you to try the techniques. Galleries of unique felted designs and creations by renowned fabric artists act as beautiful examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby yourself.

About the Author

Ruth Lane is a self-taught fiber artist who loves to “play” with a wide variety of materials including wool, silk, fabrics, yarns, and threads. Creating one of a kind fiber art pieces to share with the world fulfills her creative passion. She has been a member of the Felting Forum—an online forum of 2500 felt makers from around the world—for four and half years and a moderator for three years. A longtime supporter of fine crafts, Ruth co-owns a fine craft gallery, The Purple Pomegranate, which represents  more than 180 American artists whose work includes jewelry, ceramics, metal work, mixed media, woodworking, glass art, fiber art, prints and paintings. Ruth has taught felt making, including basic wet felting, nuno felting, making 3D felt objects using a resist, the use of a power sander in felting and dyeing of wool and other fibers for the use in felting. She writes a blog about felting and other fiber arts at http://ruthsfiberphotos.blogspot.com and has written several tutorials on various felting techniques as well as recurring articles about the elements and principles of design. She lives in Kalispell, Montana.

Table of Contents

Introduction

A Brief History of Felting

All About Wool and Other Fibers

Sheep and Wool Varieties

Other Fibers that Felt

Local Fiber Mills and Fiber Festivals

Embellishment Fibers

Preparing to Felt

Fiber Preparation

Dyeing

Inspiration and Design

Traditional Wet Felting

Equipment and Supplies

Techniques

Nuno or Laminate Felting

Equipment and Supplies

Techniques

Needle Felting

Equipment and Supplies

Techniques

Gallery

Glossary of Terms

Resources

Acknowledgments

Contributors

Index

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Ellen D, November 15, 2013 (view all comments by Ellen D)
What a great book, worth every penny. I use this book as reference all of the time. It covers several techniques and shows you step by step how to master the techniques.
I can't say enough on how much this book has helped me with my felting, I especially found the embellishment sections very helpful. Just buy it you won't regret it.
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Shepherdess, August 16, 2012 (view all comments by Shepherdess)
This book has everything you need to get started felting. If you want to learn about needle felting, wet felting or nuno felting this book is for you. It has clear instructions an so many pictures you will be felting in no time.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781589236981
Author:
Lane, Ruth
Publisher:
Creative Publishing international
Subject:
Needlepoint
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Complete Photo Guide
Publication Date:
20120801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
500
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.81 x 8.25 in

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