Crafting Confidence Through Needle Felting

Crafting Confidence Through Needle Felting

It’s been a long day. Maybe your boss yelled at you. Maybe you bombed that big test. Maybe you hit every red light and spilled your coffee, and the kids are fighting, and it just feels like you can’t do anything right. Sound familiar? We all have days like that...
Needle Felt Your Stress Away

Needle Felt Your Stress Away

Have you ever come home at the end of a long day and wanted to just stab something? Look, I’m not saying I have, and I’m not saying I haven’t. What I can tell you is that one of the best (and most legal) ways to channel that frustration is needle felting. Here are 5...
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...
Successful Advanced Needle Felting Projects

Successful Advanced Needle Felting Projects

Ready to move past Beginner Needle Felting? Needle felting is a craft that is growing quickly in popularity.  There was a time when I would have to describe the process in detail to everyone I know and now (to my delight) I have found most people are familiar with the...
My Favorite Needle Felting Tool

My Favorite Needle Felting Tool

I usually felt for hours at a time, most of the day, everyday so finding a comfortable needle felting tool was a top priority!  I felt with a single needle and up until a few years ago I didn’t use anything other than the bare needle.  The needle wasn’t...
5 Places to Find Needle Felting Inspiration

5 Places to Find Needle Felting Inspiration

1. I am blessed to live on a farm surrounded by inspiration for my needle felting projects.  A walk around the farm, a day of working cattle, visiting the new lambs in the barn or playing with the barn cats can usually stir up some needle felting inspiration on what I...
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...