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Ball brause, water sprinklers or felting pears have arrived in store!

Posted by Sally Ridgway on

Ball Brausers, Water Sprinklers or Felting Pears, what ever you call these, they are now in store and I will be stocking these regularly now.

I use these ball brausers all the time when I am felting, they make it much quicker and more efficient to wet out your lovely wool and silk fibres. When I first started to make felt I was using a small spray bottle like you get 'Spray and Wipe' in but I always found the spray was too light and when I was spraying the water was just sitting on top and not penetrating through the fibres to the bottom. It also made my hands ache after using it all day. I discovered that if I used the squirt instead of the light spray it would move the fibres and be too strong shooting the water through to the bubble wrap under the wool. Now don't get me wrong here, lots of people use a spray bottle without any issues, I am just not one of them.

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Wet felting and how to spot good felt!

Posted by Sally Ridgway on

I am sure everyone already knows that I love wet felting!


Black and white wool felted carry bag | Sally Ridgway | buy wool and felt bags onlineThere is just something that I enjoy about the whole process of starting with a handful of wool and then creating something useful and beautiful with it. One of the things and areas that I get asked about often is the fulling or shrinking stage. So I thought I would try to explain a few things to you.

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