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  • From Farm to Factory, to Needle Felting Art by Leah Wilson

    From Farm to Factory, to Needle Felting Art by Leah Wilson

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    From Farm to Factory, to Needle Felting Art Submitted by Leah Wilson, Owner & Instructor for Amazing Felted Fibre Arts. Fleece has moved with us through time. Sheep have offered us more than being a “cute” farm animal, the wool has saved people from freezing & fire a few times. Today wool offers us a medium for artistic expression. Now we can “paint” with wool, (no paint required) by needle felting. For centuries, people have used wool felt for clothing, footwear, dwellings, and a variety of textile needs. Traditional “felt” involves agitating wool fibre using hot water & sometimes soap (wet felting). Needle felting...

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