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  • Publisher: Quarto
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 03 September 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781631598036
  • Stock: 18 in stock
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £12.99
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First Time Felting

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The Absolute Beginner's Guide - Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + Projects by Ruth Lane

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Book Description

In First Time Felting, felting and fiber expert Ruth Lane guides absolute beginners step by step through three key felting methods. The book starts with an overview of the various types of wool fibers used for felting, preparing them for the process, and simple methods for dyeing. Lane then covers the essential supplies and basic techniques for wet felting, nuno felting, and needle felting and offers accessible projects for embellished fashion, three-dimensional figures, and more that readers will use to develop their skills and create their own original felted pieces.

About the Author

About Ruth Lane

Ruth Lane is a self-taught fiber artist who loves to create one-of-a-kind fiber art pieces and play with a wide variety of materials, including wool, silk, fabrics, yarns, and threads. She is the author of the book Complete Photo Guide to Felting and has taught and written tutorials about a variety of feltmaking techniques, including basic wet felting, nuno felting, and making 3D felt objects using a resist. A long-time member of the Felting Forum, an online forum of 2,500 feltmakers from around the world, she also blogs about felting and other fiber arts at permutationsinfiber.wordpress.com. Ruth co-owns a fine craft gallery, The Purple Pomegranate, which represents more than 180 American artists whose work includes jewellery, ceramics, metalwork, mixed media, woodworking, glass, fiber, prints, and paintings. She lives in Kalispell, Montana.

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