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Floral Bouquet - Wet Felted Flower Brooch Pin Instructional E Book

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Author Felt Evolution
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Are you frustrated by all the flat, shapeless flowers you've been felting and seeing on Google Images? I was too! I spent hours and hours experimenting and perfecting my technique to make life-like, 3D blooms. Learn the secrets to fabulous flowers in this 51-page instructional eBook, packed with more than 150 color photographs.

"Floral Bouquet" takes you by the hand and leads you through the creative process of wet felting 6 basic flower styles from start to finish using merino wool roving. Easy-to-understand instructions and lots of helpful tips guide you through the process.

Make your own:

- star flower
- lily
- poppy
- hibiscus
- daffodil
- chrysanthemum

This tutorial can be used by a complete felting newbie or a more experienced felter.

Felt may be the oldest textile known to man but contemporary felt is anything but old-fashioned! Let Felt Evolution help you 'Felt Like You Never Felt Before'.

eBook sections are as follows:

* Flower Index
* Felting Facts
* FAQs
* The Secrets To A Fabulous Flower
* Color Inspiration
* Floral Inspiration
* Materials
* Making The Flower - Basic Method
* Step 1: The Stamens
* Step 2: The Leaves
* Step 3: The Petals
* Step 4: Positioning the Stamens
* Step 5: Putting It All Together
* Step 6: Felting The Flower
* Step 7: The Pinch Test
* Step 8: Shaping The Flower
* Step 9: Shocking and Shaping
* Step 10: The Finishing Touches

PART II - More Flower and Leaf Designs
* Lily, Hibiscus and Chrysanthemum
* Daffodil
* Poppy
* HELP!!!! Troubleshooting
* Show Off Your Felted Flowers

 

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 21.5μM merino wool roving in green and colors of choice for petals and stamens.
 2 x 12" x 12" squares of bubble wrap
 2 x 12" x 12" squares of bubble wrap with a 2" diameter hole cut in the center.
 12" x 12" square of nylon scrubbie (heaviest weight) mesh (from a local craft store in the tulle section)
 A foam pool noodle OR a rolling pin OR a plastic soda bottle filled with water OR a 2" dowel rod
 3 ties - use knee high nylon tights or 3 strips of nylon fabric
 Dish soap
 A spray bottle
 A plastic grocery bag
 White vinegar
 Towels
 A ridged surface: A bamboo rolling mat (a placemat or sushi rolling mat will work), a boot tray or bubble wrap will suffice.
 A pair of sharp scissors
Optional:
 A large-eyed needle (eg darning needle), knitting needle or skewer
 Beads
 Brooch pins