How to Make Pretty Felted Flowers

A FiberArtsy Tutorial

Did you know that you can take raw fiber and roving to felt pretty flowers? Yup! All you need is the basic wet felting know how. And Supplies, of course! The cool thing about felting flowers is that you can make them any color combination that you want. You’re not limited to the flowers found in nature.

Step 1: Supplies Needed:

Roving s.a. Wool or Alpaca. It doesn’t take much… 1/2 oz is plenty

Small bits of various colored roving and silk for decoration

Bubble wrap

Dish Detergent (clear or white if you’re making a white flower)

Hot water

Old towel

The throwing thing kinda caught me off guard. I mean, throw your pretty flower? You have to admit, that does sound really funny.
<p>Yup! I get the weirdest looks when I teach a felting class and tell them to throw it</p>
<p>That is so pretty!</p>
<p>Thank you!</p>
<p>This is a great Instructable.Im going to make some soon.You are awesome!</p>
Mum has heaps of that wool/felt I made LOADS of flowers!
<p>Send me photos! I'd love see them!</p><p>kyblue (at) bellsouth (dot) net</p>

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