Needle Felting for Beginners: How to Sculpt with Wool
Authors: Roz Dace & Judy Balchin
This is the book authors Roz Dace and Judy Balchin wish they had been given when they started out on their felting journey. A complete course for the absolute beginner, it is packed full of useful tips and techniques to help you on your own felting adventures.
Learn how to sculpt miniature teacup worlds, animals and birds, and even your friends and family. There are 12 varied projects, starting with the easiest and progressing in difficulty. Master the basics, then learn how to use wire, embellishments and armatures in your work, and even how to capture expression in faces. You can use the techniques you have been shown to create your own variations.
Pick up that felting needle and you are guaranteed to have fun with this much-needed book.
From an early age, Roz Dace has always loved creative writing, drawing, painting and all crafts. Following time spent in Paris, where she learned French at L'Alliance Francaise, she started her career in television and in the media before joining Search Press, where she enjoyed many years as Editorial Director commissioning practical art and craft books for international markets. She has formed a partnership with her sister, Judy Balchin - the Woolly Felters and they have written their first book together: How to Make Little Needle-Felted Teddy Bears.
Judy Balchin studied art at Cardiff College of Art. Following this, she specialized in graphic design at Kent Institute of Art and Design in Maidstone. After working as a graphics assistant at the BBC Television Centre, she joined Adverkit International Ltd as a lettering artist. This began her love affair with letters, producing book jackets, advertising logos and television titles over many years. She has appeared on television, worked as a craft demonstrator, designed craft kits and run workshops. She has produced more than twenty books on various crafts and is the author of many articles for craft magazines.
The newest book from Roz and Judy, Needle Felting Dolls, can be found at this link.
- Paperback: 96 pages
- Publisher: Search Press (February 18, 2020)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1782217347
- ISBN-13: 9781782217343
- Dimensions: 8.15 x 0.4 x 10.25 inches