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#1 of 6 Old 07-25-2009, 11:54 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Any links to fun, simple sewing patterns using wool felt? I'm a newbie seamstress. I just made a few of the dress-up crowns from "The Creative Family"/Soulemama and am looking for other ideas.
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: I'm interested too! Found some wool felt nearby that I got reasonably, and am looking for projects too.

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I love the book, "Felt Craft" by Petra Berger. See if your library carries it. The project range from simple to quite complex and I enjoys working them up with my kids help.

http://www.blueberryforest.com/readi...craft-book.htm


The Salley Mavor books are wonderful inspiration.
http://books.google.com/books?id=T5z...sec=frontcover
http://www.weefolkstudio.com/

These scans might be helpful-

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunna/90760839/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunna/1...7594051647529/
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There is a craft blog that I read and the bloggers have fondness for wool felt, so lots of their projects involve it.

http://www.weefolkart.com

I love wool felt too. I have made the birthday crowns for my kids and others, I make little gnome people and use the wool for the clothing. I made an entire advent calendar out of wool felt (so cool). The felt is nice to work with because it doesn't fray and you can just cut and embroider. I also like to use wool felt to make felt play food.
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I also just bought this pattern at a quilt show this weekend that I'll make for a Christmas decoration.
http://www.lakeviewprimitives.com/in...mart&Itemid=49
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