Wool Toys and Friends: Step-by-Step Instructions for Needle-Felting Fun

Wool Toys and Friends: Step-by-Step Instructions for Needle-Felting Fun


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Wool Toys and Friends: Step-by-Step Instructions for Needle-Felting Fun by Laurie Sharp

This volume teaches and illustrates fun, needle-felted projects to add to your collection of Wool Pets. The instructions include wet-felting and various embellishment techniques along with the needle felting and discusses the ways that folk art and nature inspire the projects. Heirloom hand-crafted wooden or cloth toys, birds and other animals have inspired and influenced the projects which have been translated into needle-felted art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589235069
Publisher: Creative Publishing International, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Laurie Sharp is a full time artist and has been needle felting for over 15 years. She raises her own sheep, shears and processes the wool for most of her projects. She has been featured on HGTV's 'That's Clever.' From her web sitewww.woolpets.com, she sells needle felting kits and finished pieces as a business that has become overwhelmingly successful. Her work has been shown in a number of galleries in the Pacific Northwest. She lives in Suquamish, Washington with her husband and business partner, Kevin Sharp. Kevin is a professional photographer, and provides all of the photography for Laurie's books.Kevin Sharp is a professional photographer, and provides both the beauty and how-to photography for this book. His work can be viewed on http://www.sharpphotography.com.

Table of Contents



Tools and extras

Basic techniques

Pop-up prairie dog puppet


Hedgehog pincushion

Mushroom house

Starfish beanbags

Storybook and pocket pals

Finger puppets

Lion hand puppet

Matryoshka doll

Dala horse

Elephant pull toy

Sock monkey

Mouse in pumpkin

Teddy bear

Japanese doll


About the author



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