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sa   HAT -- FELTED

How to make and block your own felt. Includes instructions for making a striped horse stuffed toy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1980 (v.58#1) pg. 35, 130

Designing in felt. Covers stitching basics and design ideas for constructing your own felt projects.
CLOTH DOLL Spring-Summer 1986 (v.4#3) pg. 34

Handmade felt. How to make and use it in various soft sculptures including a felt rug and a felt bowl.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #86 Apr 1982 (v.8#2) pg. 37

Tips on replacing the felt writing surface on an antique desk.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 14

Tip: Use an X-Acto knife chucked in a bow compass for cutting circles of felt.
FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 12

Lining display shelves with felt without leaving the front edge of the felt exposed.
FINE WOODWORKING #129 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 28

How to make a felted rug. Requires about 3 lbs. of scoured fleece or roving.
HANDMADE Jul-Sep 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 64, 54

How to make your own felt and create a vest, trimmed with inkle-woven braid.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1979 (v.1#1) pg. 20, 54

Felting of wool. Photos show the step-by-step process in making felt for a cap.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1983 (v.4#5) pg. 80

Tip: How to make "boiled wool" fabric.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1988 (v.9#1) pg. 16

Thrum balls. Felted balls are made from scraps of wool and fleece.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1989 (v.10#3) pg. 24

Crocheted or knitted seam treatments and edge bindings for felted cloth.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1992 (v.13#1) pg. 69

Felt watermelons. An inexpensive and safe textile activity to do with elementary school students. Fleece is dyed in a microwave using Kool-Aid as the dyestuff. Then dyed fleece is felted in a layered ball and cut into wedges.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1994 (v.15#2) pg. 41

Experiments in fulling and felting woven woolen fabric. Instructions for making a blocking board (stretcher) for fabrics 28" to 36" wide.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1995 (v.16#1) pg. 52

Felt for feet. How to felt dyed wool as you form it into seamless boots. Includes instructions for making a vinyl pattern for small, medium and large feet.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1996 (v.17#1) pg. 44

How to combine felting and weaving.
INTERWEAVE Summer 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 43

How to sculpture your own felt for a vest.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 (v.10#2) pg. 87, 118

Hand-felted vest is trimmed with easy topstitching and has only two seams at the shoulders. Includes instructions for making your own felt.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 10, 42, 22

Woman's vest made from felted wool. Includes instructions on carding wool fiber, felting it, dyeing the felt and sewing it into a handquilted vest. Vest pictured has appliques and beading. Pattern for vest is commercial.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1984 (v.4#1) pg. 6

A special section on felt. Includes feltmaking in other cultures and do-it-yourself information for felting by hand and also in a washing machine.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #41 Winter 1979 (v.11#1) pg. 47

Wadmal, a felted fabric. Description of weaving, fulling, and finishing.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #42 Spring 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 89

How to make felted fabric.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #59 Summer 1984 (v.15#3) pg. 46

Felting woven fabric in a washing machine for use in making a coat.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #68 Fall 1986 (v.17#4) pg. 16

Choosing the fiber for feltmaking. A guide to common sheep breeds that have wools suitable for felting. Includes instructions for making a felt sample and formulas to determine the percentage of shrinkage and weight of fiber to use.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #68 Fall 1986 (v.17#4) pg. 20

Making felt by hand using ancient techniques.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #103 Summer 1995 (v.26#3) pg. 59

Simple felted pouch created around a cardboard template is an appropriate project for teaching felting to youngsters.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #104 Fall 1995 (v.26#4) pg. 58

Rainbow sheep. A pin for kids to make from felt scraps and yarn. Includes instructions for quick and easy feltmaking and rainbow dyeing with powdered drink mix.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #111 Summer 1997 (v.28#3) pg. 53

Making felt with mohair.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 48

Guidelines on feltmaking and instructions for sewing a felt vest, hat and mittens.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 39

Creating felted wool landscapes (wall hangings.)
SPIN-OFF Fall 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 22

Reviving the art of feltmaking. Describes selection and preparation of wool, the felting process and includes instructions for shaping slippers, a hat, pouch and purse.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 47

How to make wool felt. A look at myths vs. reality.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1988 (v.12#4) pg. 56

Advice on how wool shrinks and factors that can effect felting.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 3

Homemade felt. Instructions for making felt using a rolling pin, washing machine, hot water and soap. Step-by-step photos show how to make a one-piece cloche hat.
THREADS #2 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 60

A guide to boiled wool, clothing made from felted wool fabric. Describes yarn selection, weaving and boiling the wool. Insert describes how to make a boiled-wool vest. Instructions for felting machine-knit mohair yardage is also included.
THREADS #13 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 63

Tip: How to make felt buttons.
THREADS #20 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 10

Tips on using wire cake-cooling racks and bath soap scraps when hand-felting.
THREADS #23 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 10

Hand puppets made from felt have homespun hair and embroidered features. Includes instructions for making felt and a basic puppet pattern.
THREADS #23 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 66

Hand-felted jackets for kids. Includes basic patterns for a felted, seamless jacket for sizes 2-3 and 4-5 and instructions for the felting process.
THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 52

An introduction to feltmaking and how to shape a hat from felt.
THREADS #40 Apr-May 1992 pg. 56

Fabulous cheater's felt. How to make and embellish felt in one easy, no-mess process.
THREADS #74 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 pg. 48

A few basic guidelines for felting fabrics.
THREADS #78 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 10

Wool-jersey cutwork with no embroidery needed. How to create the cutwork design and felt the yardage.
THREADS #80 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 60

Featherweight felt that drapes. How to use chiffon or gauze as a backing to make felt that's gossamer light and surprisingly fluid.
THREADS #82 Apr-May 1999 pg. 50

Picture series illustrates the process of making a felted hat.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #21 Summer 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 31

Tip: How to remove old felt from furniture.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 38

Tip: Use pressure-sensitive sanding disc cement to install felt.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1982 (v.6#5) pg. 46

Tip: How to make your own felt pads for rubbing down surface finishes.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 6