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The Art of Machine Needle Felting Second Edition

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This book was previously published as a paperback and is now out of print.  This second edition is an updated, reworked Ebook that can be downloaded and saved to a device or printed out.  Some content was updated, other content was added, such as a Quilt Gallery and Scarf display.  This edition includes the same projects and patterns that the previous edition had, and the CD information (still image files) is also inserted into the book.  Also included is the information published in the Booklet, "Creative Ideas with the Baby Lock Embellisher."  
Note*  The information contained in this book can be easily utilized with any brand or type of felting machine
Please allow several full minutes for the file to download completely.  Then allow it enough time to save to your computer.  You should see 138 pages completely downloaded.  This Ebook is saved in PDF format.  If you have any problems with your download, please contact me at either email address listed at the bottom of this page and I will get back to you shortly.

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If you are new to machine needle felting or want some project ideas, this book was written for you.  Finally, here is a handbook for any needle felting machine owner that needs to learn how to create, maintain, and use their machines to their best advantage. Learn about fibers, fabrics, yarns, tools, replacement parts, not to mention patterns and directions for your own art work.

 

Some of the highlights of the book are:

 

  • How to use the needle felting machine to create different kinds of artwork

 

  • Fabric substrates that are available and how each produces different effects

 

  • Needle sizes available as well as where to get them and when to use them; how to polish your needles to extend the life of them

 

  • Illustrated directions for changing needles, changing needle heads, using your machine

 

  • In depth description of tools, where to get them and how to use them

 

  • In depth presentation of fibers, such as wool, silk, angora, Angelina, bamboo, nylon, etc., their properties, where to get them and when to use them in your work

 

  • In depth practice with creating samples to learn all that can be done with this machine before beginning the actual projects

 

  • Incorporating yarn through the yarn port and guides- how and when to use it

 

  • Illustrated directions for preparing or mixing fibers with hand carding combs

 

  • Projects included for beginners as well as seasoned needle felting artists

 

  • How to prepare and enlarge patterns for Needle Felted Impressionistic wool paintings

 

  • Finishing techniques for quilters

 

  • Illustrated wet felting tutorial for smoothing the surface of the finished pieces

 

  • Four pages devoted to trouble shooting and problem solving

 

  • Listings of businesses locally and online that stock the tools and supplies listed in this book

 

  • 138 pages of full color  


 

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