Felted Feathered Friends

Felted Feathered Friends

Techniques and Projects for Needle-felted Birds

Format: Hardcover, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781589236943
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$19.99 / £14.99

This adorable book shows how to make a wide variety of birds by needle felting—sculpting wool roving into a three-dimensional figure using a special barbed needle. Each project includes a fun photo of the project with step-by-step instructions that result in 20 types of feathered friends!

With Felted Feathered Friends, you'll learn to make endearing creatures such as:

- A snowy owl

- A peacock

- A Great Blue Heron

- A bluebird

- A robin

- A flamingo

- A pair of lovebirds

- And much more

These delightful creations will put a smile on anyone's face, and with easy-to-follow directions and the author's enthusiastic and expert guidance, anyone can take part in the feathered fun!

Laurie Sharp is a full time artist and has been needle felting for over 15 years. She raises her own sheep, shears and processes the wool for most of her projects. She has been featured on HGTV's 'That's Clever.' From her web sitewww.woolpets.com, she sells needle felting kits and finished pieces as a business that has become overwhelmingly successful. Her work has been shown in a number of galleries in the Pacific Northwest. She lives in Suquamish, Washington with her husband and business partner, Kevin Sharp. Kevin is a professional photographer, and provides all of the photography for Laurie's books.

Kevin Sharp is a professional photographer, and provides both the beauty and how-to photography for this book. His work can be viewed on http://www.sharpphotography.com.
Format: Hardcover, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781589236943
Illustrations: 200
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in / 216 mm x 254 mm


Materials and Tools

Basic Techniques




Nesting Robin

Swan and Cygnet

Snowy Owl

Yellow Warbler




Mallard Duck

Spring Chick

Love Birds

Bird Mobile

Bird Ornament


Steller’s Jay

Downy Woodpecker




About the Author


"Felted Feathered Friends Laurie Sharp - Laurie Sharp is the woman behind WoolPets - she has written two amazing books on needle felting and designs a ton of great kits. Her newest book is all about birds - one of her specialties. She gives full-color, step-by-step photos for each bird variety so you know you will be successful when you use this book."
"Felted Feathered Friends is a beautiful book filled with patterns to create 20 adorable birds. With superb photography, detailed instructions, and helpful tips and suggestions, Felted Feathered Friends makes a great gift for someone who is new to felting or is looking for inspiration." - Melissa Connor