People have been making felt without specialist tools for thousands of years. This book teaches how to make felt in easy, step-by-step stages, along with helpful photographs and diagrams. The second half of the book is a wealth of ideas of things to make with felt, ranging from toys and dolls to beautiful accessories and gifts.
Description:Felting has been a popular craft for thousands of years, and felt is a remarkably versatile and easy-to-use material. Now in an expanded second edition, this book teaches you how to make felt without the need for specialist tools. The book also has instructions for a wealth of things to make from felt and this new edition includes an even wider range of toys and gifts. The step-by-step directions and clear colour photographs will guide you through each stage of the felt-making process. Even if you have never used a sewing needle before, the templates and ideas provided will have you making beautiful hats, brooches and dolls in no time!
Author:Angelika Wolk-Gerche was born in 1951. She studied design in Hanover and became an art teacher. She now works as a freelance illustrator and textile designer, as well as running courses in arts and crafts. She lives near Stuttgart, Germany and is the author of More Magic Wool and Papercraft.