Beyond Crafts: Needle Felting & Fine Art

Beyond Crafts: Needle Felting & Fine Art

It never ceases to amaze me how we as everyday people can transform natural materials into detailed creatures, vivid floral & fauna, carefully crafted clothes and accessories, and anything else you could dream up! For most crafters, sitting in front of a project...
Is Needle Felting Right For You?

Is Needle Felting Right For You?

Let’s see, there’s felting, knitting, and crocheting, basket weaving and quilting—jeesh, there are so many different crafts out there, you probably haven’t even heard of half of them! Crafting is such a fulfilling hobby, but it can also become a big commitment. After...
The Basics of Caring for Wool

The Basics of Caring for Wool

Do you have a dimly lit closet that could compete with Michael’s or Hobby Lobby? You’re not alone! As crafters, we can never really have enough supplies. We need a technicolor variety of materials, a different needle for each specific detail of our chosen project, and...
Tips for Keeping Your Crafts Organized

Tips for Keeping Your Crafts Organized

Our beloved craft spaces—oh how easily they can get out of hand! Whether you have a hallway closet that is bursting at the seams or you took it upon yourself to turn the kitchen table into a craft zone, there’s a good chance you could use a bit of organization in this...
How Needle Felting Can Improve Your Life

How Needle Felting Can Improve Your Life

As a society, we’ve become sedentary creatures. We sit at work, we sit in front of the TV at home, and we sit in our cars during gridlock traffic. If you watch even an hour of daytime TV, I’m sure you’ve heard Dr. Oz (or another TV doctor) tell you about the benefits...
Minimizing Tech Time With Needle Felting

Minimizing Tech Time With Needle Felting

If your family is anything like the rest of America, you’re probably pretty concerned with your kids’ tech habits. A 2015 research study by Common Sense Media reported that teens spend nearly nine hours each day consuming media! That’s videos, Facebook, Twitter,...
Top Ten Needle Felted Sculptures of 2018

Top Ten Needle Felted Sculptures of 2018

Every year I go through the needle felted sculptures that I completed during the year and pick my favorites. I narrow it down to 10 sculptures. It is fun to look back over the years and see how my art has grown and changed.  The rest of the year is filled in with...
Why This Is Your Year To Start Needle Felting

Why This Is Your Year To Start Needle Felting

If you’re anything like me, there’s always that one thing that you say you’re going to do…but you never end up actually following through with it! “One day I’ll learn how to ski!” “When the kids grow up I’ll start sewing my clothes.” “If my sister agrees to join...