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Fiber - FELT... upcycle wool...

Needle felting... Wet work... Nuno silk... For felt in small ornaments see "FLOWERS" board; see also the "JEWELRY - Fiber" board

Thrift shop savvy: How an expert finds her upcycleable sweaters. " One question I am asked most frequently is, Where do you find all of those great second hand sweaters? The answer: at my local thrift stores. I realize not all thrift stores are created equal, but I'd like to share a few tips that might help you make the most of the shops near you."

Thrift Shop Savvy: In search of knits > knotions magazine > blog

Needlefelt Mushrooms from Fancy Tiger Crafts: -- what a great first felting project! Compared to an animal figure, these are amazingly tolerant of variation and flubbing. Think of little groups of them nestled on the inner branches of your Christmas tree.

DIY Fabric-Covered Toms slippers - includes template for cutting out pieces

... and kitty makes three: Project: Make Your Own Canvas Shoes

Look at their construction - parallel rows of slits stretch apart to fit over the top of the foot! [Leather? Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog.]

Autumn fairy mobile felted waldorf inspired by naturechild on Etsy, $160.00 leaves felted thin like tissue... maybe nuno on silk chiffon?

Chunky-knit cashmere and wool-blend sweater.

Turn an old sweater into a stylish Felted Knitting Basket -- great kitty basket, too.

great tutorial on how to cut and reuse knit sweaters

Maybe Matilda: Button Up Cardigan Cowl (Old Sweater Refashion)

The ideal craft when you're feeling stabby! A heartfelt appreciation of the joys of NEEDLE FELTING by Jess -- "I could go around stabbing stuff all day, but it wouldn't produce cute animals. I could craft some cute animals, but I wouldn’t get to stab anything. Needle felting offers the best of both worlds!" No wonder that all her friends hurried to Michaels after she explained.

inspiration for updating or upcycling sweaters!

Salley Mavor: felt warbler tutorial

Flowers - Felt

from "Filz Experiment" - Experimenting with Felt -- Annette Quentin-Stoll, Robert Quentin This link has an ENGLISH option. Several books of wonderful stuff at the link

dolls by Mimi Kirchner

October | 2007 | Doll

STONE THROW pillow cover by Miasole on Etsy: 19” x 14” freeform shape with an invisible zipper (opening is large enough to fit hand in)' Airbrush and other painting techniques are used to mimic the color and texture of stone, made out of cotton/poly blend sweatshirt knit


Flickr Pool -- Things Made from Recycled Sweaters