Happy Felt Books

One of the beauties of being ‘temporarily without children’ is the freedom to browse as long as I want at Kinokuniya, the Japanese bookstore located inside the mega Uwajimaya in the International District. I picked up this little felting booklet last week (ISBN4-277-49005-0).


If you ever been tempted to try felting, but weren’t sure where to start, pick up this book. For only $3.95, you can try several very simple projects.


This little lily pin is felted in several layers around a stone. Each layer is snipped open to create the petals.


These beauties couldn’t be simpler: three little pieces of flat felt are cut into circles and then sewed together with a couple of beads.


I haven’t decided what to call this one because it doesn’t resemble anything botanical, but it was fun to make all those little balls.


2 Responses to “Happy Felt Books”

  1. 1 marti Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 12:41 pm

    very cool. i have yet to get over there, i can foresee a field trip soon!

  2. 2 sooz Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 8:08 pm

    Nice work! Really truly your first?!

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