Warm Fuzzies: 30 Sweet Felted Projects

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North Light Books, Nov 26, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Transform Cast-Off Sweaters into Sweet Felted Treats Warm Fuzzies is filled with more than 30 cute and colorful projects made from wool sweaters, including cozy pillows and throws as well as stylish hats, scarves and handbags. There's something to make for everybody, including all the beloved "little creatures" in your life. Your pup will look adorable in the Haute Dawg Doggie Sweater, and your favorite princess will adore the Teacup Jumper with the playful mouse finger puppet tucked in the pocket. There are plenty of projects for grown-ups, too, like the Rainbow Bag with rows of colorful waves and the Rustic Throw with reverse appliqué leaves. The best thing about these projects is how easy they are to make...and there's no knitting involved! Simply throw old wool sweaters into the wash, then cut them apart to sew into felted goodies. Start with the sweet Cupcake Pincushions--they're so easy, and so very cute!
 

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Traditional felt making requires considerable equipment and work space as well as a hefty time commitment. But what if you're on a budget, short on time, and want to make things out of felt without ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Deconstructing A Sweater
8
Gathering Materials
10
Techniques To Learn
12
Chapter 1
19
Chapter 2
43
Chapter 3
71
Chapter 4
95
Caring For Your Felted ItemsResources
126
Patterns
127
Index
143
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Betz White has been designing apparel and accessories for over two decades, and retailers around the world carry her popular line of recycled, felted wool items. In addition to selling her work, Betz teaches workshops at the Textile Art Center in Minneapolis, and maintains a popular blog about "felted wool, artfully stitched." She recently received the Style Bakery's 2006 "On the Rise" Reader's Choice Award for best emerging gift designer. Learn more about Betz and her work at www.betzwhite.com.

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