Textile art with an embellishing machine
If you just cannot get enough of the first, the second instalment of inspired embellishing is for you! Join textile artist Myfanwy Hart again to learn more easy ways to use your embellishing machine and discover some new needle felting projects.
There is so much you can do with a needle felting machine; recycle textiles you had lying around, discover the kinds of fabrics and fibers you can embellish and have fun creating simple textile art. These new embellishment techniques with your embellishing machine will appeal to all ages and make brilliant felt crafts!
Chapter 1 – Fabric embellishments – which fabrics?
Learn about the best possible fabrics to use with your embellisher machine for all your felt crafts. There are some surprising ones!
Chapter 2 – Crafts from recycled textiles – new embellishment techniques
As in embellishing level 1, recycle your fabric scraps and remnants, but with a new technique! Make incredible crafts from your recycled textiles, even a waistcoat.
Chapter 3 – Patchwork needle felting projects
Create a crazy quilt pattern quickly and easily with this needle felting project. Also learn about how to transform your textile art with cheap easy fabric dye like coffee!
Chapter 4 – How to needle felt with silk fabric
A lesson on how to needle felt silk or even organza to create incredible texture. Perfect for making your own scarf or for other felt projects!
Chapter 5 – Felt projects with knitted fabric
Machine needle felting an old knitted jumper is a great easy way to recycle clothes. You can use this needle felting technique for your future felt projects!
Chapter 6 – How to felt wool with an embellisher machine
Create your own fabric by learning how to use your embellisher machine with many combinations of fibres. Needle felting is so easy with all these suggestions!
Chapter 7 - Needle felting landscape projects
These embellishing techniques lend themselves perfectly to creative landscape textile art. Start a landscape felt project, choose any textures or methods we have encountered so far and see for yourself!
Chapter 8 – Hand embroidery stitches to decorate
Great textile design can be enhanced so much with stitches, it does not matter whether you use hand embroidery stitches or machine stitches. See some brilliant ideas to embellish your finished fabric to add a new dimension.
Chapter 9 – Hand stitching techniques before using your embellishing machine
You have never thought of this, needle felting your stitching with your embellishing machine! See how it changes your fabric and have some fun using new techniques and textures.
Chapter 10 – Block printing embellished fabric
The final textile technique you will want to learn is waiting in this chapter. Hand printing on your fabric with printing blocks and fabric paint will totally transform your textile design!