How does a Felting Needle Work?

How does a Felting Needle Work?

The Felting Needle If you are just learning about needle felting you may be wondering what a felting needle is and how it works.  Maybe you have been using a felting needle for awhile and wonder why they have the shape they have and what else they are used for. There...
Do Felting Needles Wear Out?

Do Felting Needles Wear Out?

Do Felting Needles Wear Out? My first felting needles were given to me by a friend and I used them for almost a year.  Eventually I either broke or I lost them and had to go and purchase new needles because I was very much hooked on needle felting.  I remember using...
Needle Felting with Armatures

Needle Felting with Armatures

Have you ever wondered if you need to have a wire armature when needle felting? In art, an armature is an underlying, unseen, supporting component (usually of wood or metal) for something else. I taught myself to needle felt by trial and error and had to learn the...
5 Common Needle Felting Mistakes

5 Common Needle Felting Mistakes

Needle felting since 2006 and teaching needle felting classes has helped me to become aware of common needle felting mistakes that can easily be avoided when starting out on your needle felting adventure.  I have narrowed it down to 5 things to hopefully give you an...
Q & A – Do you do Custom Orders?

Q & A – Do you do Custom Orders?

  I have been asked numerous times if I do commission work.  When first starting out in needle felting I took on several custom orders.  They all turned out well, with happy customers etc.  Over the years I have learned a few things and found that when inspired to...
Q and A: What Felting Kit to Choose

Q and A: What Felting Kit to Choose

Questions: ♦What is your recommendation for someone who is a beginner? ♦I am a pretty seasoned crafter, usually make for my own enjoyment, not for sale. I have seen a lot of this craft, your designs are the best I have seen. I am going to order a few beginners kits...