Needle Felting Lingo You Should Know

Needle Felting Lingo You Should Know

From wool tops to carded batts, are you going nuts trying to navigate the (sometimes) confusing lingo of needle felting? As a beginner, not understanding the language could prevent you from buying the proper materials or even inhibit your ability to follow in-depth...
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 Jacob Wool

Needle Felting with Jacob Wool

I have been asked many times over the years what my favorite wool is in regards to needle felting.   I had mainly used Romney wool since that is the breed of sheep we own, so I didn’t feel like I really knew that answer.   We have expanded our flock to Wensleydale and...
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...
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Free Needle Felting Basics eBook!

Basics Felting EBook
  • What is Needle Felting
  • What's so Special about the Wool?
  • Needle Felting Lingo you Should Know
  • How do I start?
  • What Tools do I need?