Your holiday will be merry and bright thanks to these 40- plus new, fresh, and contemporary projects from many of the same great designers featured in Fa la la la Felt.
Renowned North Light author Heidi Boyd has 20 adorable sewn, stitched, and felted projects, including woodland creatures, colorful creations, fuzzy foodstuffs, and more. Use a variety of fun techniques like embroidery, appliqué, felting, hand-stitching, and classic sewing. Many projects are quick and easy to make again and again—great for gifts!
In Japanese, zakka means “household goods,” referring specifically to hand-sewn items for domestic use—tableware, kitchenware, containers of various kinds, even simple clothing. This zakka book for English-speaking crafters includes projects like an appliquéd pot holder, flower-shaped coasters, a house-shaped camera cozy, and a pair of comfy padded...
Here are 35 gorgeous embroidered sewing projects incorporating elements of Scandinavian crafting traditions. Inspiration is taken from classic folk art motif as well as more contemporary sources.
Craft with felt with this irresistible collection featuring an Asian-inspired aesthetic. Twelve “sets” include more than 70 projects, from fruits and a felt knife for “slicing” them to a show-stopping birthday cake with decorations and detachable candles. With so much imagination-generating power, this book will appeal to everyone!
FInd more than 25 translated Japanese patterns to whip up both water- and needle-felted projects. There's no knitting involved; simply treat raw-wool fibers with either a felting needle or water and detergent to create cute little creatures like an elephant cozy, a whimsical bird mobile, wee mouse pincushions, and piglets, giraffes, zebras, and sheep...
Have fun making 16 adorable animals, including cats, dogs, birds, bunnies, sheep, foxes, and more, from simple tools and some wool roving.
Flower children are a fun craft activity which can be made from a range of easy-to-find materials, such as wool, felt, and cotton. This book contains all the patterns and instructions you will need to make your own flower children, including strawberries, shamrocks, mistletoe, and daisies.
Unspun sheep's wool, also known as magic wool, is a warm, vibrant material, perfect for making these soft figures. Christine Schafer includes detailed instructions on making fairies and angels for every occasion: flower fairies for a seasonal nature table, fairies for birthday celebrations, guardian angels to watch over a crib, and, of course, a range of...
Activities with unspun sheep’s wool, also known as magic wool, offer a wide range of creative possibilities for children and adults alike. Learn about the process of carding and dyeing unspun wool and discover how to create beautiful pictures and tabletop scenes featuring figures and animals, including scenes from fairy tales and an entire nativity scene.
Learn both wet and needlefelting techniques to create a felt farm.
Children will enjoy making and playing with the range of well-known fairy-tale scenes and characters provided in this book, which include Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb, Rapunzel, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. The scenes are made from a range of natural materials, such as wool, felt, and cotton. The...
Felting has been a popular craft for thousands of years. Now in an expanded second edition, this book teaches you how to make felt without the need for specialist tools as well as how to make many toys and gifts from felt. Even if you have never used a sewing needle before, the templates and ideas provided will have you making beautiful hats, brooches,...
Felt is a durable and flexible material that is perfect for children. This book contains a range of simple creative items to make using felt: dolls, animal figures, wall hangings, and jewelry. All of the projects are accompanied by step-by-step instructions, patterns, and color photographs, and all suitable for making with children.
Gnome crafts appeal to children's imaginations. Thomas and Petra Berger show how to make gnomes out of walnuts, twigs, wool, and paper, as well as a variety of other media. They also include instructions for making Astrid Lindgren's classic gnome, the Tomten. Any of the characters in the book would be at home on a seasonal nature table.
Twenty-one projects feature bright, colorful Scandinavian-inspired designs and celebrate the seasons. Projects include quilts, softies, pillows, and ornaments.
The book features 24 projects to celebrate special events, including Christmas, Chanukah, the first day of school, a new baby, and other special occasions. Learn innovative sewing and embellishing techniques using Lutradur®, felt, and ribbon. There are a few no-sew projects that you can make in just a couple hours as well.
From bulldogs to terriers, poodles to pomeranians, you'll love these wooly palm-sized dogs in 20 popular breeds. Learn how to create these canine characters with illustrated step-by-step instructions, customizing them to resemble your favorite pooch. Using a simple felting needle and easy-to-find wool roving, you'll push and poke the fibers and transform...
This is a sequel to the popular Magic Wool by Dagmar Schmidt and Freya Jaffke on creative activities with plant-dyed sheep's wool. In More Magic Wool, Angelika Wolk-Gerche offers full instructions for making subtle figures and pictures with the colorful, unspun sheep's wool.
Jayne Emerson, author of Simply Felt, brings her eye for color and form to needlefelting by machine or hand to produce stunning textiles to wear or to decorate your home. Make 20 innovative projects in a range of fabrics and textiles, including fiber jewelry, flowers, coasters, cushion covers, scarves, sweaters, blankets, bags, and book covers.