Instructables: exploring - living - felt - wool - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:41:12 PST BLOX v1.01 Layered Felt Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Felt-Vase/
Layered Felt Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/WOY1/HXMUWVVR/F34WOY1HXMUWVVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/WOY1/HXMUWVVR/F34WOY1HXMUWVVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/WOY1/HXMUWVVR/F34WOY1HXMUWVVR.SMALL.jpg kristinaliv This project was a proof-of-concept for the idea of "laminating" or stacking thick felt slices to create a solid form. Refer to my instructable on how to Cut Industrial Felt With a Waterjet for directions on how to make a sliced form with 123D Make and how to use a waterjet machine to cut parts out ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:14:07 PDT
Shrunken Sweater Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrunken-Sweater-Backpack/
Shrunken Sweater Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SMALL.jpg bofthem Oh Noes! Your favorite knit sweater, shrunken by the forces of heat and water combined! Never you mind, as you can still wrap its loving arms around you with the cunning aid of RECYCLING!Ok, so this tutorial describes how to turn a regular unshrunk wool sweater into a nifty backpack with some purpos...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:06:36 PST
Felting Wool Sweaters http://www.instructables.com/id/Felting-Wool-Sweaters/
Felting Wool Sweaters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/DUES/HPCE8D7U/F1LDUESHPCE8D7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/DUES/HPCE8D7U/F1LDUESHPCE8D7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/DUES/HPCE8D7U/F1LDUESHPCE8D7U.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Felting old wool sweaters is an easy way to make room in your closet AND get really great material for all kinds of crafts! Check the Blend There are only two things that are important to felting success:1. The fiber type / blend:I have found that a blend of 65% or higher wool content yields the ...
By: Paige Russell

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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:28:40 PST
Needle Felt Gnome http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-Felt-Gnome/
Needle Felt Gnome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/ZU5Y/HNM448VP/FR6ZU5YHNM448VP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/ZU5Y/HNM448VP/FR6ZU5YHNM448VP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/ZU5Y/HNM448VP/FR6ZU5YHNM448VP.SMALL.jpg dghmorris Head Make a very tight ball of flesh colored yarn for the head. Use whatever color you like. I used Lion Brand Baby Alpaca Tan. Body Make a very tight ball of yarn for the body. I used Lion Brand Alpine Wool Chili. Hat Make a very tight cone shaped ball of yarn for the hat. I used Lion B...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:57:22 PST
Felted wool Kindle cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-wool-Kindle-cover/
Felted wool Kindle cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/IYZ8/HDRS60EB/FBOIYZ8HDRS60EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/IYZ8/HDRS60EB/FBOIYZ8HDRS60EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/IYZ8/HDRS60EB/FBOIYZ8HDRS60EB.SMALL.jpg Yorkshire Lass This is how to make a neat, protective cover for an e-reader from an old woollen jumper.  The dimensions given are for the current (in March 2013) basic Kindle model with a 6” display and no keyboard, which measures 166 mm x 114 mm x 8.7 mm.  However, it would be easy to make one to suit other sizes...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:40:34 PST
Needle Felted Squirrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-Felted-Squirrel/
Needle Felted Squirrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/IWQX/HDHM3F8H/FBGIWQXHDHM3F8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/IWQX/HDHM3F8H/FBGIWQXHDHM3F8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/IWQX/HDHM3F8H/FBGIWQXHDHM3F8H.SMALL.jpg jkanne This is my first Instructable, so please bear with me!  I plan to get more specific as I gain experience.  Anyways, here goes... this is a collection of step-by step photos of a squirrel I needle felted .  Needle felting is a method of felting wool using a barbed needle.  Basically, you repeatedly s...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 17:40:09 PST
Needle Felted Owls http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-Felted-Owls/
Needle Felted Owls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/M59X/H9G0WEJQ/F2PM59XH9G0WEJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/M59X/H9G0WEJQ/F2PM59XH9G0WEJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/M59X/H9G0WEJQ/F2PM59XH9G0WEJQ.SMALL.jpg feltartist These instructions will introduce you to needle felting, but don’t think of them as rules, rather just as suggestions - in any creative process there are many different ways to create - don’t limit yourself - go with what works for you.  Needle felting is sculpting with wool fibres;  adding and fel...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:40:20 PST
Needle Felted Plant Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-Felted-Plant-Cell/
Needle Felted Plant Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/9YND/GZUASCNP/FS09YNDGZUASCNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/9YND/GZUASCNP/FS09YNDGZUASCNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/9YND/GZUASCNP/FS09YNDGZUASCNP.SMALL.jpg Ez-Kabob Plant cells are wonderfully planty. Felt ones are wonderfully planty AND fuzzy, and you can see them much more easily than real plant cells! I added a pin back to my cell so that I could wear it. Not all the organelles that would be found in a plant cell are included, and there is only one of each...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:52:38 PDT
Sweater Pie http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweater-Pie/
Sweater Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KW44/GVCPQS7S/F1AKW44GVCPQS7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KW44/GVCPQS7S/F1AKW44GVCPQS7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KW44/GVCPQS7S/F1AKW44GVCPQS7S.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink My kids love playing with their little toy kitchen and have some fake food to go with it.  Most of it is plastic. I had some scraps of felted sweaters left over from some other projects, and I figured I should start making them some softer play food. You will need: some kind of felt foam or othe...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 14:41:50 PST
Wool Felt Sweater Slipper Sock Tutorial and Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Wool-Felt-Sweater-Slipper-Sock-Tutorial-and-Patter/
Wool Felt Sweater Slipper Sock Tutorial and Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TDL3/G68GXP52/F2ETDL3G68GXP52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TDL3/G68GXP52/F2ETDL3G68GXP52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TDL3/G68GXP52/F2ETDL3G68GXP52.SMALL.jpg WhimWham Hi!  I am Jennifer, the author of Whim Wham Craft Blog.  I have been making wool felt slipper socks for my daughter for the last 5 years.  She and my niece love them, so I wanted to share with everyone how I make them.  (This tutorial is for personal use only.  I ask that you please do not sell an...
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 07:15:18 PST
Sew Easy Hat From Old Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Easy-Hat-From-Old-Sweater/
Sew Easy Hat From Old Sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD5M/G5703XU3/FJMSD5MG5703XU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD5M/G5703XU3/FJMSD5MG5703XU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/SD5M/G5703XU3/FJMSD5MG5703XU3.SMALL.jpg candacebrown With an old wool sweater and fleece hoodie you can make a warm pill box hat in less than a day. This sweater has several moth holes but is 100% lambswool so it's very soft.  Even though it is soft, line the hat with a complementary  or contrasting colored fleece to prevent any itchy ears.  The strip...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:53:00 PST
Cupcake in a Teacup Pincushion (recycled/upcycled/repurposed!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Teacup-Pincushion/
Cupcake in a Teacup Pincushion (recycled/upcycled/repurposed!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DSRD/FTO54JG3/FGLDSRDFTO54JG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DSRD/FTO54JG3/FGLDSRDFTO54JG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DSRD/FTO54JG3/FGLDSRDFTO54JG3.SMALL.jpg antelucandaisy This instructable provides directions to use recycled wool felt with a neat vintage container (soup bowl or teacup) to create a nice weighty pincushion. Just in time for mother's day, a tutorial that uses recycled, upcycled, and repurposed materials!I made the teacup pincushion below for a swap, and...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 19:12:48 PDT
ReUse ReMake Sweater Softie http://www.instructables.com/id/ReUse-ReMake-Sweater-Softie/
ReUse ReMake Sweater Softie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/L706/FPWWQRL7/FVDL706FPWWQRL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/L706/FPWWQRL7/FVDL706FPWWQRL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/L706/FPWWQRL7/FVDL706FPWWQRL7.SMALL.jpg SomArtMama Meet Lenard. He started his life out on someones back as a wool sweater. Lenard now leads a far more glamorous life as an international poster bird for the crafty reuse of said sweater. To create your own international poster bird follow my step by step.Supplies Needed:One or more felted wool sweate...
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