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This PDF download workshop will take you through all the steps to make a felted bird with wrapped wire legs. It is suitable for beginner feltmakers who have some experience handling wool.  

Materials required to make this bird project:

  • Merino wool 50 grams in one or more colours
  • Prefelt, fibre, silk chiffon (optional to decorate the bird)
  • Bubble wrap 24 inches by 48 inches
  • Resist material (flooring underpad or thick plastic)
  • pool noodle, wood dowel or rolling pin
  • towels
  • water container and sprayer or bottle with holes drilled in lid
  • dish detergent
  • for feet: 40 gauge wire, pliers, electrical tape

Wet Felted Bird Workshop-PDF

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