Creative Felt

Felting and Making Toys and Gifts

Angelika Wolk-Gerche; Translated by Anna Cardwell

Availability:
Out of print

Quick Look

Easy-to-follow instructions for making felt itself, plus over forty additional patterns for making toys and gifts from felt.

Format:
paperback
Size:
190 x 170 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Crafts & Activities
Illustrations:
17 colour photographs and 70 line drawings
Extent:
96 pages
ISBN:
9780863156137
Publication date:
27 Sep 2007

Description

People have been making felt without specialist tools for thousands of years. This book teaches how to make felt in easy, step-by-step stages, along with helpful photographs and diagrams.

The second half of the book is a wealth of ideas of things to make with felt, ranging from toys and dolls to beautiful accessories and gifts.

Reviews

'Clear step-by-step instructions and photographs make this book an excellent first step in feltmaking … Felting is something even the youngest children can engage in, and the book is full of great ideas to stimulate everyone's imagination.'
-- Mel Tibbs, Juno Magazine, Autumn 2007

'Detailed guidance, clearly illustrated, beautiful photography - this book will enchant you into the age-old handicraft of felting … Delightfully appealing from cover to cover.'
-- The Mother Magazine, Jan/Feb 2008

'This delightful little book contains easy step-by-step instructions for a whole range of felted items. Creative Felt is an invaluable guide for the modern feltmaker.'
-- The Green Parent, Oct/Nov 2007

'The recent increase in popularity of this ancient craft shows felt is an enjoyable and useful material to create. Here, the stages of the process are clearly explained with drawings and photographs. The book includes a section on natural dyeing recipes and designs for slippers, hats, brooches, bags, dolls and more.'
-- Permaculture Magazine, Summer 2008

Author

Angelika Wolk-Gerche was born in 1951. She studied design in Hanover and become an art teacher. She now works as a freelance illustrator and textile designer, as well as running courses in arts and crafts. She lives near Stuttgart, Germany and is the author of More Magic Wool and Papercraft (both Floris Books).

Links

We're sorry this book is Out of Print, but a new expanded edition is available:
Creative Felt: Felting and Making More Toys and Gifts by Angelika Wolk-Gerche

More fun with felt:
Feltcraft: Making Dolls, Gifts and Toys
Felt Farm

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