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Hi my name is Lou, I live in Cornwall and I have been felting for just over seven years. The process itself is both addictive and fascinating. Wool is shaped and rubbed whilst wetting and soaping until the required result is obtained. It takes quite a long time so patience is needed.
The finished article varies dramatically from the synthetic felt which, I have to admit, I am not keen on.
I am now selling felt jewellry, brooches, hats, wall hangings, the ever popular wraps and clothing of my own design..
I make long armed finger-less gloves, headbands, neck warmers (all hand knitted) in spectacular colours, I use nuno felting,wet felting and needle felting (ouch), which is a dry felting process using special needles to jab at the fibres so locking them together. Watch out for other crafts in my shop, I like to dabble....
From Autumn and Winter warmers to summer evening…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 8
  • Joined January 11, 2010

Favorite materials

Shetland wool, Merino silk mix, recycled sari silk, Curly wool locks, Alpaca

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About

Hi my name is Lou, I live in Cornwall and I have been felting for just over seven years. The process itself is both addictive and fascinating. Wool is shaped and rubbed whilst wetting and soaping until the required result is obtained. It takes quite a long time so patience is needed.
The finished article varies dramatically from the synthetic felt which, I have to admit, I am not keen on.
I am now selling felt jewellry, brooches, hats, wall hangings, the ever popular wraps and clothing of my own design..
I make long armed finger-less gloves, headbands, neck warmers (all hand knitted) in spectacular colours, I use nuno felting,wet felting and needle felting (ouch), which is a dry felting process using special needles to jab at the fibres so locking them together. Watch out for other crafts in my shop, I like to dabble....
From Autumn and Winter warmers to summer evening shawls, have a browse, if you likey press the favourite button.
Each item is a one off and completely unique. Start your Christmas shopping early and miss out on that rushing and scrabbling just before Christmas. Mother's Day, Birthday's ans other special occasions catered for. Commission work is undertaken.
Any questions then just drop me an email...I am happy to answer any questions you may have. My workshop is now up and we await electricity for lighting and heating, Workshops available for felting, dyeing, drop spindle spinning or just relaxing with a day of Zentangle...yoga for the mind with the aid of a few pens. Please message me. Lou.

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