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Information about Felt Making, Spinning and Silk Fusion

Dyed Merino Wool TopsHere we celebrate the versatility of fibres and how they can be manipulated for making cloth for clothing, furnishings and decoration. Learn how to felt a wool fibre, or to spin it into a yarn for knitting, crochet or weaving.  Needle felt glossy silk fibres, spin into luxurious yarn, or 'glue' them together with CMC medium to create highly textured silk paper.  The plant fibres lend themselves to traditional hand paper making, and can be spun to produce a soft, strong yarn for knitting. crochet or weaving. 

The protein fibres, which include wool, silk and hair, can be dyed using the range of acid dyes, while the cellulose fibres, such as cotton, bamboo and flax are dyed using Procion MX dyes, find out more about the craft of dyeing..

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Needle felted teddies using silk fibres Needle Felted Teddies Silk Paper Experimentation
Hand spun, Dyed and Knitted Hand spun, Dyed & Knitted Scarf Chocolates felted by Anne Cook  

Felted Chocolates!

Cup made from Angelina Fibres, see how... Angelina Fibre Cup Hand spun silk, wool and hair fibres Hand Spun Fibres
Spun, knitted and felted by Chrissie Shepherd Spun, Knitted and Felted Felted Caterpillar, find out how... Felted Caterpillar
Sarah Brooker's felt Felt Bag and more... Felted flowers by Ruth Beer A Felted 'Painting' of Flowers
Hand spun, knitted scarf by Karen Malledent Hand spun, Knitted Scarf Needle felted sheep dog Needle Felted Old English Sheepdog
Wire and angelina fibres, silk papermaking Wire and angelina fibres, silk papermaking beads made from felt balls Felted Bead Charms
Hand spun, knitted sweater Hand Spun, Knitted Sweater Hand Spun, Moebius Knitted Scarf Hand Spun, Moebius Knitted Scarf
Needle felted animals Needle Felted Animals Collage using fibres and paper Mixed Media Collage
Karen Malledent's Pineapple Hat Hand Spun & Knitted Pineapple Hat Felted Christmas tree baubles Felted Christmas Baubles
Felt wrapped soap Felt Wrapped Soap Felted Spider for Halloween NEW
 
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