Livro ´Creative Felt´
Size: 210 x 229 mm
Felting has been a popular craft for thousands of years, and felt is a remarkably versatile and easy-to-use material. Now in an expanded second edition, this book teaches you how to make felt without the need for specialist tools. The book also has instructions for a wealth of things to make from felt and this new edition includes an even wider range of toys and gifts. The step-by-step directions and clear colour photographs will guide you through each stage of the felt-making process. Even if you have never used a sewing needle before, the templates and ideas provided will have you making beautiful hats, brooches and dolls in no time!
• Expanded second edition • Learn how to make felt and to create a range of toys and gifts • Step-by-step instructions and templates include
Introduction 7, The history of felting 9, Useful facts about wool and wool suppliers 12, Where to get wool for felting 16, Setting up your work space 17, Preparing the wool 18, About the colours 21, Basic instructions 24, Important tips 31, Creative possibilities 34, Making felt with children 40, The story of The Sheepdog and The Lamb 46, Hats 48, Jewellery 52, For cold feet 57, Beautiful gift-wrap 63, Felted things for a baby 68, Cover to protect and decorate 70, Dolls 75, Seasonal toys - Spring 86, Seasonal toys - Summer 100, Seasonal toys - Autumn 106, Seasonal toys - Winter 110, Dressing up 122, More ideas 130