Our sponges are an affordable and practical option as a needle felting surface.
The colour of the sponge may vary from time to time.
Getting started with Needle Felting
Needle felting is the exciting process of transforming wool into 3D objects, or adding details to wet felting, using a barbed needle.
Choosing a felting needle
We recommend you buy at least two of your desired needles because they tend to break when you first start out. Each type of needle performs a function:
Choosing a Felting Fibre
We have many fibres to play with, keep the following in mind when choosing:
- Karakul makes for a good base to felt over – it is inexpensive and used to create basic shapes that can be felted over by your chosen fibre.
- Depending on your project, choose your favourite felting fibre
- Locks are often used for doll hair, we have dyed locks and undyed locks
- Superwash Merino is not suitable as it will not felt