Friday, May 13, 2011

Felt Week: Books!


Felt Week

Despite some stressful interruptions because of Blogger issues, Felt Week has been so inspiring and informative! We have a few more things still in store, so be sure to visit us over the weekend and go enter the giveaway by A Child's Dream Come True and Rainbow River Designs if you haven't yet!

We wanted to compile a list of books that may come in handy for inspiration and instructions if you're interested in working with felt. It was hard to narrow the list down, there is SO much out there. But here they are!

Sewing Felt:

- Fanciful Felties from Mummysam: Sew People to Meet, Places to Go & Things to Do, Samantha Cotterill
- Fa la la la Felt: 45 Handmade Holiday Decorations, Amanda Carestio
- Felt Friends from Japan: 86 Super-Cute Toys and Accessories to Make Yourself, Naomi Tabatha
- Big Little Felt Universe: Sew It, Stuff It, Squeeze It, Fun!, Jeanette Lim
- Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed and Organic Materials, Betz White
- Sewn by Hand: Two Dozen Projects Stitched with Needle & Thread, Susan Wasinger

Making Felt / Fulling:

- Creative Felting, Lizzie Houghton
- Warm Fuzzies: 30 Sweet Felted Projects, Betz White
- Fabulous Felted Scarves: 20 Wearable Works of Art, Chad Alice Hagen
- Felting Fashion: Creative and Inspirational Techniques for Feltmakers, Lizzie Houghton

Needle Felting:

- Wool Pets: Making 20 Figures with Wool Roving and a Barbed Needle, Laurie Sharp
- Beginner's Guide to Needle Felting, Susanna Wallis
- Designer Needle Felting: Contemporary Styles, Easy Techniques, Terry Taylor
- Sweet Needle Felts: 25 Projects to Wear, Give & Hug, Jenn Docherty

Waldorf Education:

- Feltcraft, Petra Berger
- Magic Wool, Dagmar Schmidt
- More Magic Wool: Creating Figures and Pictures with Dyed Wool, Angelik Wolk Gerche
- Nature Corner: Celebrating the Year's Cycle With Seasonal Tableaux, J. Moeskops
- Toymaking with Children, Freya Jaffke
- Creative Play for Your Toddler: Steiner Waldorf Expertise and Toy Projects for 2 - 4s, Christopher Clouder


Living Crafts Magazine

Do you have a favorite book that we forgot to list here? Let us know in the comments!

1 comment:

  1. thank you for the book lists! i have a great library and i plan to check and see if they have these titles!


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