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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 February 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217343
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £9.99
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Needle Felting for Beginners

£9.99

How to sculpt with wool by Roz Dace & Judy Balchin

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Book Description

Have fun needle felting your way through miniature worlds, creatures and faces in this inspiring beginner's book.

Learn from experienced crafters Roz Dace and Judy Balchin how to master the art of needle felting.

Perfect for beginners, this fun, felty book teaches a different technique in each project. The authors take you on a journey, building up your skills from basic needle felting to confidently using armatures. They share their secrets with you and teach you how to capture expression and character in faces, as well as how to create realistic figures or more exaggerated caricatures.

You can sculpt miniature teacup worlds, endangered and garden animals and even your friends and family it’s all covered.

With twelve varied projects to get stuck into, you just need to choose where to start. Beginners will love this much-needed guide to a fascinating craft.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
What is needle felting? 8
What you need 10
Basic techniques 22
The projects 42
Heart Bunting 44
Polly Bunny 48
Small World Pincushion 54
Moon Gazing Hare 60
Little Robin 66
Amanda Panda 72
Roving Rabbit 78
Forest Mouse 88
Felt a Face 96
Shabby Sheep 104
Playful Dog 110
Crafty Fox 116
Templates 122
Index 128

About the Author

About Roz Dace

From an early age Roz has loved creative writing, drawing, painting and all crafts. Following time spent in Paris, where she learnt French at L’Alliance Francaise, she started her career in television and in the media before joining Search Press, where she enjoyed many years as Editorial Director commissioning practical art and craft books for international markets. Now retired, she continues to work with Search Press as a Consultant Editor. Roz lives near Maidstone, Kent.

About Judy Balchin

Judy Balchin studied art at Cardiff College of Art. Following this, she specialized in graphic design at Kent Institute of Art and Design in Maidstone. After working as a graphics assistant at the BBC Television Centre, she joined Adverkit International Ltd as a lettering artist. This began her love affair with letters, producing book jackets, logos and television titles over many years. During this time, she also became involved in the craft world. She has appeared on television, worked as a craft demonstrator, designed craft kits and run workshops. She has produced more than twenty books on various crafts and is the author of many articles for craft magazines. Judy lives in Maidstone, Kent.

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