Creating Felted Textiles

  1. The wool tops
  2. Laying out the layers of wool tops on netting and bubble wrap.
  3. The decorative inlays, yarns and surface wool tops are laid.
  4. Once the pre felt is prepared and surface decoration complete, soap & water are added. It is then wrapped in the netting & bubble wrap.
  5. Detail of stage 4
  6. The pre felt is then rolled to felt the fibres together.

The final image shows the completed felt.

This whole process can take between 2 - 6 hours, and even several days depending on the type of wool used and size of the felt!

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