Step-by-step projects for creating clothes and accessories from felt -now in paperback.
In Felting Fashion, acclaimed felt maker Lizzie Haughton guides the reader through every stage of creating wearable masterpieces in felt.
Featuring detailed patterns and templates making a range of garments, from simple corsages, hats and scarves to more advanced vest tops, jackets and full-length coats.
All aspects of creating beautiful clothes from felt are covered, from basic techniques and choosing materials and equipment to step-by-step instructions for working with nuno felt. There's also a strong emphasis on using colour and embellishment in felt, including a section on dyeing wool and silk.
Lizzie's original felt fashion designs are showcased throughout and readers choose to recreate these at home or create their own unique garments.
Lizzie Houghton trained as a fashion designer and has always been a clothes maker. Specialising in felt textiles, she exhibits widely and sells her wearable art throughout the UK and Europe. She teaches workshops on feltmaking and dyeing from her studio in Penzance, Cornwall.