The Complete Photo Guide to Felting

The Complete Photo Guide to Felting

by Ruth Lane


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589236981
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Complete Photo Guide Series
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 573,092
Product dimensions: 10.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Ruth Lane is a self-taught fiber artist who loves to create one-of-a-kind fiber art pieces and play with a wide variety of materials, including wool, silk, fabrics, yarns, and threads. She is also the author of the book Complete Photo Guide to Felting and has taught and written tutorials about a variety of feltmaking techniques, including basic wet felting, nuno felting, and making 3D felt objects using a resist. A long-time member of the Felting Forum, an online forum of 2,500 feltmakers from around the world, she also blogs about felting and other fiber arts at Ruth co-owns a fine craft gallery, The Purple Pomegranate, which represents more than 180 American artists whose work includes jewelry, ceramics, metalwork, mixed media, woodworking, glass, fiber, prints, and paintings. She lives in Kalispell, Montana.

Table of Contents


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


Inspiration and Design

Traditional Wet Felting

Equipment and Supplies


Nuno or Laminate Felting

Equipment and Supplies


Needle Felting

Equipment and Supplies



Glossary of Terms





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