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How to make your own prefelt for Needle Felting or Wet Felting
Learn how to make your own prefelt for your felting projects! Anna Walker, felting facilitator at FELTit Experience and STAB Things into existence gives you a quick tutorial on how to make your prefelt. Not sure how to use a prefelt? Well...
Prefelts are an excellent base for felt paintings, make lovely felt scarves, and can be used to cut out shapes and designs to add to any felting process. You can purchase prefelts from a number of suppliers, but you can also make your own prefelt, using either wet felting or needle felting.
How do you paint with wool?
What you see in the picture above is the first felt ‘painting’ I created shortly after I discovered felting more than a decade ago. I had been looking for more and more ways to create felt and had come across a couple of felt artists online whose work I greatly admired: Jan Waller and Moy Mackay. Jan’s work is fun and full of life-often featuring a figure at play or her daughter. I love her vibrant colors and the sense of whimsy evident in her work. I was delighted to meet Jan at a workshop in Wisconsin several years...