Easy Needle Felting

Author: Nancy Hoerner,Judy Jacobs,Kay Kaduce
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402744315
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
View: 508
Needle felting is simple to learn and has become extremely popular with a variety of crafters, from quilters to dollmakers. It requires minimal supplies, can be done almost anywhere, and—with only a bit of practice—yields beautiful, professional results. In addition to all the information on tools and materials and making felt fabric, this superb volume by three top artists offers an array of fabulous and easy to master techniques: stenciling designs, free form felting, jewelry making, and creating embellishments such as flowers and leaves. The gorgeous and varied selection of projects range from a modern art clutch to several felted hats, and include a comfy fleece throw, dragonfly dimension pillow, colorful strands cardigan, and tropical bird pin.

First Time Felting

The Absolute Beginner's Guide - Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + Projects
Author: Ruth Lane
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 163159804X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
View: 9794
In First Time Felting, felting and fiber expert Ruth Lane teaches a class for absolute beginners on three classic methods of felting. Start by learning about the various types of wool fibers used for felting, preparing them for the process, and simple methods for dyeing. Next, discover the basic supplies and techniques for wet felting, nuno felting, and needle felting. You’ll use those essential skills to make fun, easy projects—artworks, embellished fashions, three-dimensional figures, and more—skills you’ll turn to again and again to create your own original pieces!

Felted vessels - basic design with wool fibres

Author: Mette Østman
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 8771705724
Page: 48
View: 6315
'Felted vessels - basic design with wool fibres' is a detailed introduction to felting. Playing with shapes and colours, felting is a sensual learning proces, where your hands and your mind must work together. The 'thorough guide' will take you gracefully through all the steps of the process, felting a hollow item, leading you to the end result: the richly coloured vessels. Your idea will be the starting point of the project, and in the process, you will get knowledge of the material and a good sense of the craft. Richly illustrated with photos and drawings.

Needle Felting by Hand or Machine

20 Projects Using Easy-to-Learn Techniques
Author: Linda Griepentrog,Pauline Richards
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440221081
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
View: 7468
Machine felting is one of the hottest things in fiber arts, building on the rich history of hand felting. With top sewing manufacturers adding felting accessories to their lines, sewers can look to this new guide to efficiently explain this history of this practice and demonstrate the unique felting techniques which use moisture, pressure and abrasion to bind fibers together. Be inspired by the exciting projects to create felted items for the home, wardrobe and to give as gifts.

Needle Felted Tapestries

Make Your Own Woolen Masterpieces
Author: Neysa Russo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 081176477X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
View: 370
From simple mug rugs to Renaissance-style tapestry wall hangings, 16 charming projects lead fiber lovers on a journey to discover the art of needle felting. Felt artist Neysa Russo shares her years of experience with felt and felt design so that you can confidently create your own felted masterpiece.

Handknit Holidays

Knitting Year-Round for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice
Author: Melanie Falick
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453268162
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 184
View: 4344
For many people, the best part of the winter holidays is the anticipation: planning the perfect gifts, decorating the house, looking forward to seeing family and friends. Holidays can be particularly special for knitters, whose preparations often start months in advance and involve their own creations. In Handknit Holidays best-selling knitting author Melanie Falick presents an eclectic collection of more than 50 original gifts, decorations, and clothing pieces for Christmas, Hanukkah, and the winter solstice, providing year-round inspiration for knitters of all levels. Created by top knitwear designers, the projects include colorful ornaments; funky and classic Christmas stockings; a wire-and-bead menorah; sparkly ribbon scarves; a poncho and matching dog sweater; and a range of super-quick projects for that last-minute holiday rush, from a Santa hat, to elf caps, to flower pins. Rounding out the volume are a few grand projects—an Aran tree skirt, a patchwork afghan, a lace shawl—destined to become family heirlooms, plus features on such topics as the origin of the Christmas stocking, the meaning of the winter solstice, knitting for charities, strategies for finishing holiday knitting (on schedule!), and even a delicious recipe for festive crescent cookies. Beautifully photographed by Susan Pittard, Handknit Holidays is a creative celebration of the holiday season and a treasure for all knitters who seek to bring more of their own handwork—and artistry—into their daily lives and their holiday festivities.

Examining Textiles Technology

Author: Anne Barnett
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435421045
Category: Clothing and dress
Page: 128
View: 5231
Provides a comprehensive discussion of textile technology topics, including textile product development, fabric production, manufacturing, and clothing design and production. Suggested level: senior secondary.

New Knits on the Block

A Guide to Knitting what Kids Really Want
Author: Vickie Howell
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402720659
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 120
View: 6761
Top designers contribute a a variety of original, playful, and entertaining projects to knit for children, including such items as a wizard's hat, princess crown, mermaid dress up, pirate bath set, alien tooth fairy pillows, and more. Original.


A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602397473
Category: Architecture
Page: 456
View: 3840
A companion guide to the best-selling Back to Basics shares recommendations for identifying and incorporating green lifestyle choices, covering practices ranging from container gardening and keeping chickens to using rainwater and supporting sustainable restaurants.

Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Sewing

Family Fun for Everyone - Terrific Technique Instructions - Playful Projects to Build Skills
Author: Janith Bergeron,Christine Ecker
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 1589238230
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
View: 7098
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to sew? Look no further! Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Sewing starts with the absolute basics about stitching, beginning with simple hand sewing, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are sewing safely and confidently at a sewing machine. Founders of The Sewing Tree, Janith Bergeron and Christine Ecker will guide you and your children through creative and fun sewing projects. With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty sewing projects with your child in no time! Each project lists the sewing skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to sew by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials, and this book provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of sewing enjoyment.


20 Irresistibly Simple Needle Felting Projects
Author: Jackie Huang
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452129932
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
View: 565
You can see how cute these woolbuddies are. You're not going to believe how easy it is to make them! Tired of searching for special toys that weren't mass-produced, former Lucasfilm animator Jackie Huang created the beloved Woolbuddy, a collection of all-natural stuffed animals that reflect his unique imaginative vision. He went on to capture fans at craft fairs, Comic-Con, and specialty boutiques. Here Huang teaches readers, using just some wool and a needle, how to needle felt a wide-eyed owl, a toothy shark, a fuzzy sheep, a towering giraffe, and more. With step-by-step instructions and helpful how-to photographs, crafters can create clutchable keepsakes to be instantly enjoyed and forever cherished.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052536
Category: House & Home
Page: 384
View: 7867
Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

Textile World

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Textile industry
Page: N.A
View: 7041

Noni Flowers

40 Exquisite Knitted Flowers
Author: Nora Bellows
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 0307587304
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 176
View: 984
Designer Nora J. Bellows’s extraordinary Noni® bag and flower patterns have earned her acclaim and endeared her to a loyal following of knitters all over the world. Now, in her first book, she offers lifelike knitted flowers that rival the beauty of true botanicals. This is a collection of luscious designs and essential techniques that knitters will turn to again and again. Inside, you’ll find: • 40 exceptional knitted and felted flowers, from Angel’s Tears Ddaffodils to ylang ylang • 6 beautiful yet practical garment, accessory, and home projects perfect for floral embellishment • Clear instructions for knitting, felting, wiring, and finishing your work

Felt Fashion

Couture Projects From Garments to Accessories
Author: Jenne Giles
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1610581032
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
View: 5080
Felting is an ancient craft that enjoys an endless variety of forms and uses. Felt Fashion captures the art and sophistication that is possible with handmade felt, while keeping it simple and attainable for anyone to master. Whether it’s a collar or an entire dress, each project is irresistible and brings felting to an entirely new level. The author demonstrates several basic felting techniques including: basic wet felting, needle felting, nuno, and punch needle felt­ing. For the more advanced fiber artist and sewer, she provides patterns and instructions for original clothing designs including vests, jackets, and skirts. Felt Fashion is a standout from other felting books for its scope, originality, and its distinct ties to couture.

The British Encyclopedia

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge
Author: William Nicholson
Publisher: N.A
Category: Natural history
Page: 690
View: 9885

Surface structure of needle-felted gas filters

microscopical examination techniques
Author: Godwin Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Igwe
Publisher: Ellis Horwood
ISBN: 9780745804620
Category: Filters and filtration
Page: 167
View: 5012

American Edition of the British Encyclopedia

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge
Author: William Nicholson
Publisher: N.A
Category: Natural history
Page: N.A
View: 7941

Indygo Junction's Needle Felting

22 Stylish Projects for Home & Fashion
Author: Amy Barickman
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1571209719
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 80
View: 4790
Beautiful Projects to Create in Wool. Needle felting's easy to learn and fun to do! Make and embellish pretty things to wear, bags to carry, funky jewelry, plus pillows, runners, bowls and more for the home. Complete instructions for hand and machine techniques using a variety of fibers. 22 projects with that vintage-cool Indygo Junction look-plus an inspiring gallery from five top designers. Learn a fresh new craft from your favorite designers at Indygo Junction! Creating and embellishing wool fashions and accessories is easy and remarkably fun. Choose or re-use wool fabrics, then add yarns, roving and novelty fibers. You'll learn how to prepare materials, plus techniques for dry and wet felting. Lots of projects show off your skills!

Dictionary of Textiles

Author: Louis Harmuth
Publisher: N.A
Category: Textile fabrics
Page: 222
View: 2521