HandCrafted Felted Folk Art

Here at Fiber Fields we take needle felting seriously and we hope you do, too. We have been making these handmade needle felted artwork for many years before turning our hobby into a business. Our goal is to make sure you have as much fun as we have had making these felted folk art pieces. We have begun to sell needle felting supplies and now we are expanding our products to include Feltie Forms.

To showcase these products we are a vendor at Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival: Knit. Crochet. Quilt. Create! on August 12 – 14, 2021. We also will be at our booth at Penn’s Colony Festival on September 18 – 19 and September 25 – 26, 2021.

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Felted Folk ART

At Fiber Fields our Felted Folk art is all handmade with natural fibers. These needle felted crafts change with the seasons. Take a look at our products or use the form at the bottom of the page to ask for a custom piece.

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SPOTLIGHT PRODUCT

Spotlights are more in-depth projects that can be larger or more detailed than other finished products.These one-of-a-kind pieces bring out the creative muse in me. You never know what will be in the Spotlight so stop by often to see.

Felted Folk Art

Spotlight Demon Pumpkin

$65.00

DIY FELT cRAfTs

We want you to be able to make these felt crafts yourself. To help you get yourself started we offer Feltie Forms and other needle felting supplies. We have a quick Feltie Form tutorial below to help you create your first felt work of art. Check them out for yourself.

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Feltie Forms Needle Felting Tutorial

Here we will show off a quick needle felting tutorial of our new Feltie Forms products where we will show you how to make one of our Needle Felt Skulls

Needle Felted Skull

Feltie Forms:

  • Are wet felted and made with natural fibers such as wool and alpaca.
  • Provide a firm surface for needle felting.
  • Can be cut with sharp scissors or shaped by adding more core fiber to get the exact form you need.
  • Is a base that wings, eyes, noses, ears and more can be added.
  • Can be dyed
  • Are unique, making each work one-of-a-kind.
  • Offer another way to get creative with needle felting.

Materials Needed:

Feltie Form Pumpkin                                       Bamboo Skewer

Core Fiber                                 Foam Block for needle felting

Sharp Scissors                                                       Floral Stem

      Felting needles                                                                                 

 Scrap of black wool fabric and a bit of lime green fiber

Fiber to decorate  (Tea dyed, black  and a dot of white fiber was used for this pumpkin)

Step 1.

First prep the feltie form pumpkin. You can needle felt core fiber to the pumpkin to smooth out any indentations or build up sections of the pumpkin. You can also use sharp scissors to trim away any unwanted part of the pumpkin.

 

Step 2.

Cover the whole pumpkin with a layer of fiber. It can be one color or a mixture of different colors. Pull a sheet of fiber off the end of the roving and lay it vertical on the pumpkin (top to bottom). Tack it in place with a felting needle. Repeat until the whole pumpkin is covered.

 

Step 3.

Decorate the pumpkin by felting on a jack-o-lantern face. Add a dot of white to the eyes to give them a pop. Decorate the top of the pumpkin with a spider web pattern.

Step 4.

Make a stem for the pumpkin by wrapping black fiber around a bamboo skewer.

Remove the stick and needle felt the stem to help make it firmer. Attach the stem to the top of the pumpkin with deep stabs around the bottom of the stem. Add strips of fiber down the stem to create vertical ridges that continue down the sides of the pumpkin. These strips should be fatter at the base of the stem and tamper out as they go down the sides of the pumpkin.

 

 

Step 5.

Finishing touches — With sharp scissors carefully stab a hole at the base of the stem and insert a floral pick. A dab of glue on the bottom of the floral pick will help keep it in place. Cut a leaf shape out of black wool and felt on some lime green veins. Needle felt the leaf on the pumpkin right behind the flora pick.

Check out what you can make with Feltie Forms

Check out our featured Crafts for sale

Fiber Products

Roving Ball

$3.00

Feltie Forms

Feltie Forms Pumpkins

$6.00$26.00

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