Felting

Wet felting as in Nuno felting is the use of wool / fleece / fibres to create a fabric. Nuno is the Japanese word for cloth and is a method of felting onto thin fabric, usually silk, creating a light, versatile material which drapes beautifully.

As a method it is thousands of years old and can be thick and waterproof as in covering for Yurts or cobweb thin as in Nuno felting.

It is easy to learn the basics and no special equipment is needed.

Soap, water and friction will matt the fibres together creating felt.

Needle felting is done dry using a barbed needle and is ideal for creating pictures, sculptures or adding details.

Below are some examples of felted items

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