SaraSetzerFeltworks

Luxury Wool Felted Scarves, Wraps, Soaps, Kits, Décor

Manahawkin, New Jersey | 560 Sales

SaraSetzerFeltworks

Luxury Wool Felted Scarves, Wraps, Soaps, Kits, Décor

Manahawkin, New Jersey 560 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Welcome to Sara Setzer Feltworks! I create hand felted womens scarves, wraps, capelets, wool collars, bridal fashion accessories, home decor and other wooly creations using nuno and wet felting techniques.

Custom orders are always welcomed, and are often some of my favorite pieces to make! Just send me a message with your ideas and let's get started!

What is Nuno Felting?
Nuno felting involves meshing wool and silk together into one fabric through a very labor intensive process of rolling, felting and fulling. The results are stunning and can be used during every season!

To see more about the felting process visit my "About Me" section here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/SaraSetzerFeltworks/about

I am currently creating more scarves, felted soaps, eco prints, candle holders/vases, flowers and baby items! Custom orders are more than welcome, just ask!

For coupon codes, shop updates and fun wooly pictures visit my Facebook and Instagram.

www.facebook.com/sarasetzerfeltworks
www.instagram.com/sarasetzerfeltworks
www.pinterest.com/SaraSetzerFelt/

I like to keep things a bit old school with an email list too, feel free to sign up for updates right to your inbox! http://eepurl.com/bACPnv

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 5, 2018

Welcome to Sara Setzer Feltworks! I create hand felted womens scarves, wraps, capelets, wool collars, bridal fashion accessories, home decor and other wooly creations using nuno and wet felting techniques.

Custom orders are always welcomed, and are often some of my favorite pieces to make! Just send me a message with your ideas and let's get started!

What is Nuno Felting?
Nuno felting involves meshing wool and silk together into one fabric through a very labor intensive process of rolling, felting and fulling. The results are stunning and can be used during every season!

To see more about the felting process visit my "About Me" section here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/SaraSetzerFeltworks/about

I am currently creating more scarves, felted soaps, eco prints, candle holders/vases, flowers and baby items! Custom orders are more than welcome, just ask!

For coupon codes, shop updates and fun wooly pictures visit my Facebook and Instagram.

www.facebook.com/sarasetzerfeltworks
www.instagram.com/sarasetzerfeltworks
www.pinterest.com/SaraSetzerFelt/

I like to keep things a bit old school with an email list too, feel free to sign up for updates right to your inbox! http://eepurl.com/bACPnv

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About

How it all started

It all started with my a great co-worker, Tara, or better yet my great friend Tara. The whole time I knew Tara I wanted to learn how to felt but it just never happened. She was moving back to Canada and left me a bag of wool rovings, batting and some felting books that she could not fit into her 4 Runner. I was sad to see her go and looked at the wool as a great consolation prize for having a dear friend leave and was excited about learning on my own.

I read the books and looked at the wool and kept saying ‘this weekend, I will learn”. Then life happened, as it always seems to. The bag was shoved into the closet and moved with me and my then fiance to our new home, where it then sat in the attic for two years. In the Spring of 2010 I found the bag and finally had the desire to make it happen.

I had lost the books in the move but the internet is a wonderful place. I scoured the net, searching for directions for felting, watched you tube video after you tube video. Then I found Nuno Felting.

I wanted something light and more delicate but that would still have the strength of wool. I then stumbled on some pictures of “nuno felting” and I fell in love. Nuno Felting is a very time intensive process called. This technique is relatively new, and was developed by an Australian fiber artist named Polly Stirling in 1992. Nuno is actually the Japanese word for cloth, and the technique binds loose fibers (usually wool), into sheer fibers (like silk in this case) to create an extremely comfortably and light welt felt.

I went out right away and purchased a yellow cotton gauze scarf and had at it. The results were pretty cool, not the best or most distinguished scarf but that was OK because I learned so much from it. I was then hooked-ordering silks in yardage, rovings in ounces, and dyes to experiment with.

I have been successful in making really beautiful scarves that start up so many conversations and interest. Often times people see one of the scarves and just look at it in silent wonder, trying to figure out how it was made. At craft shows I have to bring some supplies to explain and show how I make my items, as most people don't know what felting is, let alone nuno felting.

My studio started out as my dining room table expanded with all its leaves, covered in a tarp in our small kitchen. It was not ideal, but I made it work. My in-laws then made me a little studio in their basement about 5 hours away so I could work on my craft while we visited. I have since recently 'relocated' my young son from his larger room to the more 'quaint' office room that I had taken over. Don't worry he loves his new room and big boy machine bed! I am happy to announce that I now have proper space to work more and more efficiently.

It is with great urging from friends and family that I started selling them here on Etsy and more recently at art and craft shows in my area.

Take a peek at my shop! I hope you enjou what you see. http://www.etsy.com/shop/SaraSetzerFeltworks

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  • Sara Setzer

    Owner

    Sara is a fiber artist, who focuses on the art of felt work, specifically nuno & wet felting. Felting captured her attention in 2010 when introduced by a friend. She has taught her self through books, the internet & by just creating & experimenting.

Shop policies

Last updated on October 18, 2017
Welcome to Sara Setzer Feltworks!

Felting has quickly become my passion and creative outlet. Combining fine silk with super soft Merino wool roving into one fabric creates such an amazing contrast in the final product.

Each felted scarf or item I make has been inspired by something in nature or my surroundings and is a learning lesson in the craft. As with most handmade items felting is a time consuming process that yields incredible results. Often times I don’t know what I am doing with the piece until it is halfway done. I try to let the piece make itself.

The past few years have been really amazing for me because I have found my creative side that had be lost to the daily grind and staring at Excel all day. I found a way to realize myself and creativity.

Each time I create a felted piece it is an experiment, an opportunity to learn something and to let the world around me to speak and inspire. Each piece has its one special place in my heart and means a lot to me, I hope it will mean as much to you as well.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Discover
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  • Sofort
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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
I want you to love your purchase as much as I loved to make it. If you are not happy with the item you must let me know with in 5 days of receiving the package. You will be refunded the cost of the item, minus shipping charges once I receive the item back and it is in the condition that I sent it. If you are exchanging, you are also responsible for the shipping of your new item back to you.
Payment
Payments are done through PayPal or Etsy. Don’t have a PayPal account? It’s OK! You can still pay via credit/debit card without having to set up an account!
Shipping
All domestic and international shipping is done via USPS First Class, to save money. If you want to upgrade your shipping speed, just add either Priority or Overnight to your cart.

Delivery confirmation is always applied to any shipment above $50 for your peace of mind as well as mine.

Items are shipped in boxes for protection.

All international costumers are responsible for paying any duties and/or custom fees.

If a package is lost or damage, I will do everything in my power to work with the USPS to fix it. All packages are insured for this reason. Please understand that I have no control over the USPS or what happens to your package once it is in their possession.

It is important that you immediately contact me if a package/contents is damaged. Please included pictures of the damaged packaging/contents. This will help during the claim.

If a packaged is marked as delivered but you did not receive it, please contact me immediately. Sometimes the USPS marks a package delivered, even when it is not.
Additional policies and FAQs
See something but it’s not quite the color or style you want? I have no problem doing custom orders and do not require payment upfront. Just let me know by sending me a convo.