Fanciful Felted Cuffs: Learn to Machine Needle Felt, Free Motion Stitch and Wet Felt with Margo Duke

Fanciful Felted Cuffs: Learn to Machine Needle Felt, Free Motion Stitch and Wet Felt

Instructor: 
Duration: 
99 minutes

Watch award-winning fiber artist and author Margo Duke and learn how to make these fanciful cuffs using machine needle felting, free motion stitching and wet felting techniques.

Enjoy learning how to combine machine-needle, free-motion stitching and wet felting and create spectacular results. Margo will show close-up how to create interesting textures and how she makes her popular flowers and other design elements. Learn about different fiber materials in an assortment of colors and get ready to play.

Time and time again, Margo hears, “I bought an Embellisher machine, but I don’t know what to do with it!”

As Margo says “Get it out of the closet!” and get ready to see the possibilities you can create.

Take your creativity to a new level and learn how to utilize tips and trick taught at her popular workshops.

BONUS Margo shows you ways to incorporate fanciful stitching into clothing with lots of ideas to inspire you!

No experience necessary.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • needle felting machine how-to overview
  • understanding your materials
  • how to attain correct size for your cuff
  • using color effectively
  • creating interesting textures
  • how to create flowers and leaves and other design elements
  • stitching guides
  • how to wet felt your cuff
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Needle felting machine (this project is not suitable for hand-held felting needles)
  • Sewing machine capable of having the feel dogs lowered for free-motion stitching
  • Water soluble FABRIC (not film)
  • Tulle – small amount with the small holes
  • Tweezers
  • 1 oz of Merino wool top or roving in a variety of colorways
  • Fine pre-felt (optional)
  • Small amounts of silk fiber (or other fibers such as bamboo, flax, milk, etc.)
  • Yarns (optional)
  • Thread in desired colorway (Margo usually used Sulky clear poly or green for top thread, any bobbin color)
  • Liquid Dawn
  • Water bucket, ball brauser and/or small sponge
  • Plastic wrap – thin painters drop cloth - enough for top and bottom of cuff
  • Couple of small hand towels
Bonus: 

BONUS Margo shows you ways to incorporate fanciful stitching into clothing with lots of ideas to inspire you!

Included in your purchase is the FULL recording of the entire LIVE class, plus a PDF with photos, notes and online resources.

Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.