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New PDF Tutorial - Bah Bah Tablet Sleeve

May 24, 2018

As you know, I create most of my workshops on video. But I’m often asked why I don’t have more PDF tutorials. One of the reasons people tell me they like them is because they’re easier to download and to use.

So, I’m now working on it. Expect to see more PDFs in the next coupe of weeks.

For now, here it is, one of my bestsellers, the Bah Bah Tablet Sleeve as a PDF tutorial, that you can download and print.

Hope you enjoy it!


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10 Tips On Wet Felting – How To Wet Felt A Ball Necklace

May 03, 2018

Today I’ve got a fun tutorial that shows you how to wet felt a ball necklace for children. It’s called Kid’s Dots, and it’s a piece I’ve sold for a long time. Now you get to see how it’s done (for FREE)

I decided to film this project because Stacy Tavassoli from Truly Majestic invited me to create a tutorial for her arm knitting community. Arm knitting is done with big amounts of wool roving, the same we use for wet felting. But it produces lots of scraps that you can’t use for knitting any more.

So here it is for you. It’s an easy tutorial, which is great for beginners. You won’t need much equipment. Actually, you probably have everything you need at home already. And it shows you 10 tips that are useful for other felting projects.

I’d love to see how your necklaces turned out, so click here to send me your photos

Have fun!


P.S.: The special Mother’s Day Pack is a 2 for 1 pack for crafty moms, that is only...

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Special Mother’s Day Pack - Slippers For Mommy & Baby

Apr 26, 2018

Looking for something special for Mother’s Day?

Here’s an original present for a crafty mom: a special MOTHER’S DAY PACK that includes 2 tutorials

This is a LIMITED OFFER – April 26 to May 10

You can find out more about these 2 tutorials here and here.

Talk to you soon!


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The Felted Slippers Video Tutorial Is finally Out!

Apr 11, 2018

I’ve finally finished writing, filming and editing the felted slippers video tutorial for you

It’s now available in my Etsy shop. Wanna know more? Check out the introduction video!



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Felt Slippers – Wet Felting Tutorial

Apr 04, 2018

Felt your own wool slippers without having to rely on the scattered information from the Internet any more. Here’s a workshop that’ll give you the step-by-step instructions, with all the details you need to wet felt adult slippers.

Sound good?

I’ve had several requests to create a workshop on how to wet felt slippers for adults. Of course the possibilities are endless, be it in terms of how you shape the felt shoes or how you decorate them.

So, I gave it some thought, before I decided to produce a first workshop about slippers, because I wanted to give you the biggest benefit possible. I wanted to create a workshop that could give you the basics, so that you can develop your own creations from here.

And I ended up going back to the model I used to make and sell years ago. There are a couple of reasons for that:

  • They are colorful (at least, I make them colorful )
  • They can be worn by both men and women
  • The decoration I suggest is simple, so they’re easy to...
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Felt Flower Ring & Flower Brooch Tutorial – Spring Sale

Mar 22, 2018

Spring is here! And with it the blue skies, the warm days spent outside, the flowers, brighter colors…

To celebrate, I’m joining the World of Etsy Sales Event, March 22-29. Visit my Etsy shop and get the tutorials on Spring jewelry, all of them with a 25% discount.

Spreading Spring Songs


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Felt Is Hygge :)

Mar 14, 2018

What is hygge?

Hygge is a Danish word that has no direct translation.

The Oxford Dictionary defines it as:

[noun] A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture)

Hygge is…

… having brunch with friends.

Hygge is…

… cuddling up on the sofa on a rainy day.

Hygge is…

… enjoying a hot cocoa while it snows outside.

Hygge is…

reading a book in bed on a Sunday morning.

Hygge is…

… listening to the crackling sounds of the fireplace.

And hygge is…

… wearing a beautiful, soft pair of wool slippers felted by YOU.



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Baby Hat Daisy – NEW Wet Felting Tutorial

Mar 01, 2018

So, you’d like to learn how to felt hats for your kids Then this is the right workshop for you.

After this workshop, you’ll be able to customize the hats by changing the size and the color. And, once you get the hang of it, you can also make them in any shape you want.

It gives you the instructions for 6 different head sizes, from 33 cm (newborn) to 51 cm.

This is an intermediate level workshop, so you should have some experience and feel confident with the wool already.

You’ll be felting around a resist, and the project should take you about 3 to 4 hours to complete.

You’ll need the usual equipment to wet felt, plus a white wool batt (around 100 grams), a white and a yellow wool top (around 50 grams each).

With this workshop you’ll get 8 downloadable high-definition videos, and 2 PDFs, all of which you can save in your computer, and return to any time you want.

You’ll learn:

  1. How to make the resist for the right size
  2. Which is the best material...
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How To Design A Resist For A Bag – The Q&A Sessions

Jan 31, 2018

Welcome to the first episode of my new Q&A series.

If you still have trouble finding the right way to make a resist for a 3D wet felted object, this episode is for you.

Today’s question is from Kathryn, from Walla Walla, in Washington state.

And Kathryn writes:


“I am trying to make a wet felted case for my son’s new MacBook Pro computer. I viewed your template making video for the clutch bag – thinking I could use that for my effort.

I made the template and started to lay out the wool and realized that I didn’t know why I needed the top resist.

You have a resist that has a top and bottom, when I thought I only needed the bottom to cover with wool, so that I could make the pocket.

If I don’t intend the top to have a pocket, why do I need the top part of the template?

I ended up cutting the template in half and placing the top part under the bubble wrap to serve as a guide, as I wanted the top to cover the bottom of the bag as I see...

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I’ll Be Back In January

Nov 30, 2017

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know I’ve been planning to move to a new apartment for some time.

Well, the time has come. I’m packing, and I’ll be moving in a couple of weeks. With the Holiday Season approaching, you might say I haven’t chosen the best time of the year But, that’s the way things go sometimes. Not everything in life goes according to plan. In fact, it rarely does.

This means blogging will be difficult and filming probably impossible. So, I wanted to let you know that I won’t be posting during December and maybe even in the first January weeks.

But I promise to be back ASAP, with new free videos and workshops. If you have something about wet felting you’d like me to answer or explain, just write me an email and let me know what it is. As always, I’m open to suggestions.

On my list for the new year are some new baby items and a workshop on slippers, because some of you expressed that wish.

For the...

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