DIY: How To Felt Wool Sweaters Free class

Jan Howell, Designer, Seamstrist, Artist

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5 Videos (19m)
    • INTRODUCTION: Wool Sweater Upcycling

    • Choosing The Right Sweater

    • The Felting Process

    • Disassembly and Storage

    • How To Use Felted Wool Sweaters


About This Class

Transform your old wool sweaters into something fabulous!

Felted wool sweater fabric is crafting gold! For those of you who like to sew, you are going to love all the fun things you can make with this cozy, tightly woven material.

In this wool sweater upcycling class, I am going to

  • show you how to choose the perfect sweater
  • teach you how to felt the sweater (shrink it down)
  • give you some awesome tips on how to store and care for your felted wool sweaters
  • show you how to use your sweater fabric most effectively

After this class, you will be ready to dive into your first upcycled sweater project.

The only thing needed for this class is an excitement for creating.

4 of 4 students recommendSee All

Great ideas and explanations. Easy to understand.
Love felting! Great class!
Kerri Klein


Very informative, explained the material very clearly. Highly recommended!
Diane Davis

Needlework and fiber artist/designer





Jan Howell

Designer, Seamstrist, Artist

Jan is an artist, designer and seamstress who loves creating things with upcycled materials.

Her work is unique, authentic and a little on the whimsy side, as she combines different colors and textures that feel good to the eye and to the touch.

Jan's hope is to design patterns and projects that give others the opportunity to create items that are useful, brings them joy and to do it in a simple way.

Her patterns are available in her Fibers & Twigs Etsy shop and Craftsy.

Finished items can be purchased from her AUTHENTIC U Etsy shop.

Keep tabs on what she is doing, by following her on INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK, PINTEREST, and YOUMAKEITSIMPLE