Wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle. Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle by Laurie Sharp, Kevin Sharp (9781589233850) 2019-03-24

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9781589233850: Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures With Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

If you are an experienced felter this may be a great book but for someone who has only felted a dozen or so animals it leaves a lot to be desired. There are only a few books written on the subject and most of those focus on 'flat' needle felting on a surface. This was purchased as a gift for my sister who loves it. I had just started my first small needle-felting project, a chick, and needed help figuring out how to make the eyes, and how to add legs. Laurie also shows the reader ways to display their felted creations as mobiles, ornaments, or arranged in shadow boxes. Book Description Rockport Publishers Inc. This book has a good basic primer on materials: needles, foam, types of wool fibers that work best for needle felting.

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Wool pets : making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle (Book, 2010) [r1ch4rd.net]

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

Again, the size given for the head was not proportional to the body and the finished owl did not resemble the photo of her finished owl. The book shows the techniques and describes how the felting needle works with wool fiber to create felt, while explaining the differences between this art form and other forms of felting. There are only a few books written on the subject and most of those focus on 'flat' needle felting on a surface. I was very disappointed by this book. Starts with easier projects and builds up to small dolls at the end of the book. The book shows the techniques and describes how the felting needle works with wool fibre to create felt, while explaining the differences between this art form and other forms of felting.

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Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle.

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

The reader learns how to hold the needle, what sort of materials to use, and why. There are about 20 complete projects including various birds, bugs, four-legged animals, and people—each one unique and irresistible! The instructions seemed very clear, except for one thing that I noticed. Projects include a bumblebee, penguin, butterfly, bunny, owl, goldfinch, turtle, bat, chicken, hummingbird, clownfish, chipmunk, border collie, cat, frog, sheep, pig, giraffe, mermaid, and gnome. A great introduction to basic needle-felting, with a variety of animal projects ranging from simple to challenging. I'm a self-taught felter with a few years of experience, and I still learned a few new things the descriptions of felting eyes were particularly helpful. I also own a couple of the author's needle felted creations and she is a true artist! So I was lost - until I got to the sheep, the 16th project on page 93. A wonderful present for young and old.

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9781589235250: Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

The reader will learn how to hold the needle, what sort of materials to use, and why. Start here if you're a beginning felter. These projects range from the very simple a bee is just a ball with some stripes to more advanced human faces. I have dealt with Laurie before on Etsy and when I stumbled upon this book I just had to have it! There are about 20 complete projects including various birds, bugs, four-legged animals, and people—each one unique and irresistible! Laurie also shows the reader ways to display their felted creations as mobiles, ornaments, or arranged in shadow boxes. A gallery of a few more pictures, a list of resources and a brief author bio that includes a plug for her website and business brings this 128 page book to a close. The basics are wool, a barbed needle and a foam pad, though in the materials section, the author explains in words and pictures that it can be a bit more complicated than that.

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Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle by Laurie Sharp

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

To buy this book at the lowest price,. Laurie also shows the reader ways to display their felted creations as mobiles, ornaments, or arranged in shadow boxes. This book is about sculptural needle felting—creating 3-D animals and figures using the felting needle to sculpt wool. She comes up with the cutest ideas and her directions on how to make a creature are really simple, easy, and always turns out really cute! The first step is to roll the wool into a ball, but the photo shows a tube shape. My one other criticism is with some of the photography.

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Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle by Laurie Sharp, Kevin Sharp (9781589233850)

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

I know that its not always easy to photograph felted figures, because the loose fibers seem to be sticking out all over. She raises her own sheep, and shears and processes the wool for most of her projects. This one is a nice big hardcover with large color photos of each step, which is more than some books on this subject offer. There are only a few books written on the subject and most of those focus on 'flat' needle felting on a surface. Also, it turns out that there are better books on felting, which describe various methods and approaches instead of what seems to be the more limited single method of this book wire or pipe cleaners for frames is not even mentioned, for instance. There are about 20 complete projects including various birds, bugs, four-legged animals, and people-each one unique and irresistible! The book shows the techniques and describes how the felting needle works with wool fiber to create felt, while explaining the differences between this art form and other forms of felting. I have been doing it for over a year and have my own techniques by now, but still like to see how others do certain things, to get new ideas and improve my own work.

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Wool Pets

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

This book is about sculptural needle felting - creating 3-D animals and figures using the felting needle to sculpt wool. Laurie also shows the reader ways to display their felted creations as mobiles, ornaments, or arranged in shadow boxes. The directions, enhanced by photos of each step of the felting process, are clear enough for a beginner to follow easily. Came home and ordered this book. His work can be viewed on. There are only a few books written on the subject and most of those focus on 'flat' needle felting on a surface. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact.

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9781589235250: Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

I only say this because, since the author has been needle felting for over 5 years when the book came out, I am sure the pieces themselves look much more finished than how the photos represent them. Anyone can make cute and cuddly creatures from a handful of fluff and a barbed needle! And again with the eyes. This book covers just what it says - pets and small critters with a mermaid or two thrown in for good measure. Kevin Sharp is a professional photographer, and provides both the beauty and how-to photography for this book. The sculptures are adorable - perfect for holiday decorating and nature tables. Last Christmas I met the author, bought the book and also bought a few of her kits for the holidays. There are about 20 complete projects including various birds, bugs, four-legged animals, and people-each one unique and irresistible! The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact.

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Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle by Laurie Sharp, Kevin Sharp (9781589233850)

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

The written directions are very clear, and the clear photographs show each stage. She raises her own sheep, shears and processes the wool for most of her projects. Needle felting is using wool fibers and shaping them to create an object like a butterfly, kitten, rabbit, etc. There are about 20 complete projects including various birds, bugs, four-legged animals, and people-each one unique and irresistible! Note that there is a fairly significant tool and supply list for creating these. Needle felting is a new craft and is gaining in popularity. There are only a few books written on the subject and most of those focus on 'flat' needle felting on a surface. The instructions seemed very clear, except for one thing that I noticed.

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Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle by Laurie Sharp

wool pets making 20 figures with wool roving and a barbed needle

I marked the pages of things I want her to make for me before giving it to her :- She's new to this craft, and after trying a ladybug, she feels confident she'll be able to learn to do this without a beginner's guide. Anyone can make cute and cuddly creatures from a handful of fluff and a barbed needle! This book is about sculptural needle felting—creating 3-D animals and figures using the felting needle to sculpt wool. Her work has been shown in a number of galleries in the Pacific Northwest. I can jump in and just do any of the animals. The reader will learn how to hold the needle, what sort of materials to use, and why. This book is about sculptural needle felting—creating 3-D animals and figures using the felting needle to sculpt wool. This is also a great thing to do with sick friends while you visit or old friends who can't needlepoint anymore.

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