Felting - welcome to the fan club!
Do you know the relaxing effect of felting? Depending on your personal taste, this technique is performed as wet felting or needle felting with a felting needle.
In wet felting
, the kneading (rolling) of damp virgin wool mixed with a little olive oil soap or mega-felter is already enormous fun. This and the subsequent shaping of the felted wool is also very healthy for the hands! Dry fairy wool
is modeled into shape with a felting needle. It is a lot of fun to create small figures or shapes this way. By the way, felting with the needle works especially well on Styrofoam molds - best to try it out right away!Modeling felt
is a great convenient alternative for classic wet felting. The felt sheets made of 100% terylene can be cut, soaked with water and modeled into shape. The material is dimensionally stable after drying and can then be further processed. High quality fairy wool, all important accessories we have compiled for you in this category. Ideas for felting with merino wool
Our basic felting instructions
describe felting in detail and provide you with lots of inspiration. Discover, for example, our idea "Hidden Easter bunnies from felted Styrofoam eggs"
or "Funny felted birds"
Wet felting also goes differently Felting wool
is also available as balls - with the thread of 100% virgin wool is first knitted or crocheted. Then the knitted piece is felted in the washing machine at 40°C, preferably with the help of a tennis ball.
No matter which creative project you choose - we wish you a lot of fun with felting!