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Felting 101: Creating felted bead jewellery for beginners

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Class title: Felting 10: Creating felted bead jewellery

Project title: Create a felted bead necklace, bracelet or brooch

Description

Felting 101: Creating felted bead jewellery teaches you basic felting techniques to create beads which can then be used to create a variety of projects.

This class will cover:

  • The tools and materials you will need
  • How to needle felt beads
  • How to wet felt beads
  • How to assemble a necklace
  • How to assemble bracelet
  • How to assemble a brooch

Project: Create felted beads using the felting techniques demonstrated, then assemble a necklace, bracelet or brooch as shown.

Discussion points for class: 

  • tools needed, felting needle is specialised and cannot be swapped for any needle as it won't work
  • hot soapy water is used to shrink wool and felt fibres together
  • how to fasten off assembled jewellery to avoid it coming apart

Link to class

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