Not Your Mama's Felting: The Cool and Creative Way to Get it Together

Not Your Mama's Felting: The Cool and Creative Way to Get it Together

by Amy Swenson
     
 

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The art of felting, the process of working wool fibers together to form felt, is the ultimate in craft creativity because no two items turn out exactly alike. The first book to cover knitted or crocheted felting, needle felting, and wet felting, Not Your Mama's Felting will have you creating fashions, accessories, and gifts that will have your non-felting friends

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The art of felting, the process of working wool fibers together to form felt, is the ultimate in craft creativity because no two items turn out exactly alike. The first book to cover knitted or crocheted felting, needle felting, and wet felting, Not Your Mama's Felting will have you creating fashions, accessories, and gifts that will have your non-felting friends asking, "How did you do that?"

Fun and funky, this guide includes:
* The essentials: all about fiber, the tools of the trade, wet felting, needle felting, fulling, and dyeing
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Patterns and step-by-step instructions for approximately thirty projects, including an assemble-your-own wallet kit, a bad-boy hoodie, a loopy boa, a chunky bead necklace, needle vases, and more
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Tips to customize each design
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Basic knitting and crocheting instructions so that even non-needleworkers can make all of the projects

Does the smell of wet sheep turn you on? Long to escape to your own private yurt? With Not Your Mama's Felting, you'll be a felt-loving material girl in no time.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470095188
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/19/2007
Series:
Not Your Mama's Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Amy Swenson lives a yarn-filled life in Calgary, where she co-owns and operates Make One Yarn Studio (www.make1yarns.com). Her line of original patterns for knitting and crochet, IndiKnits, can be found in over 100 shops across North America (www.indiknits.com). She authored Not Your Mama's Crochet (Wiley) and has contributed to numerous other textile arts books.

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