Questions tagged [felt]

Questions about working with felt, for both the material itself and tools or products to use with it.

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Instructions for cleaning felt slippers with leather soles & embroidery

Click for larger image These lovely slippers serve me well and are comfy and sturdy. But they are now dirty. Please can someone help me figure out the best way to clean them? They have a leather base ...
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Adhering felt to felt

I am making felt toy numberblock characters for my grandsons out of felt. What is the best adhesive to use to adhere the felt faces and arms onto the felt sewn blocks so they stay on?
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What is the purpose of different needle felting needles?

For needle felting there are different types of needle points and different sizes to choose from. How do you select the right ones/what do they do?
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What is the best way to apply felt to wood?

I have multiple projects I am working on that are mounted on pieces of wood. I was planning on putting felt on the back of the wood so that they do not scratch the wall when they are hung or mounted ...
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Eco Friendly Alternative to Felt

I have made several toys using acrylic felt and I think the variety and options available in felt is beautiful. Recently I have been more conscious of my impact on the environment and I was wondering ...
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What are my options when trying to adhere felt to a 3D crocheted surface?

I was playing OverWatch and saw these guys in an arcade box. I started making the green and white parts. What my wife now calls the cute turnip. I am going to use felt for the facial features. Here ...
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Cut even circles out of felt

We recently created a kid's activity out of felt. It's pretty neat... except for the circles. They're pretty uneven, with a lot of jagged edges or straight parts. Is there a technique or tool that ...
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Printing a motif on felt

I would like to print a motif on a polyester felt. I have the motif drawn in a vector graphic file on my computer, and would like to transfer it on the felt. What techniques are available to do so?
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Do certain markers work better on felt?

I'm about to start on a project made of felt. I'm making caterpillar segments out of felt, and I need to mark alphabet letters on the back. This project is for kids. They'll make their caterpillar ...
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