What better way to celebrate and appreciate the natural beauty and form of flowers than to recreate it into glorious felt that can be adorned, worn or used as decorative embellishments? Gillian Harris, bestselling author of Complete Feltmaking and Carnival of Felting, invites you to learn the fundamentals of felting while making bright and colourful blooms.There are flowers in each of the colours found in the most abundant of gardens. Choose from simple white daisies and lilies, cheery yellow daffodils, sunflowers and primroses, and striking red roses, tulips and poppies.
If you prefer something more dramatic, there are vibrant pink cherry blossom, fuschia, carnations, rich purple irises, pansies and passionflowers. With little more than a selection of wholesome Merino wooltops, you'll soon become adept at fashioning realistic looking petals resplendent with delicate details, as well as crafting stems, seedpods and leaves to give your felt flowers a fantastic finishing touch. Felting Fabulous Flowers contains all the simple tips, tricks and easy techniques you need to create impressive, vibrantly coloured decorations to be proud of in just a matter of hours.
About the Author
Gillian Harris is a designer who teaches feltmaking workshops and sells a range of innovative felted bags from her website. She runs the Fluff-a-toruim in Dorking, Surrey. Gillian is the author of bestselling Carnival Of Felting and Complete Feltmaking.
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1st September 2014
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 20.8 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.4