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Cute Dogs to Needle Felt (Paperback)

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Make adorable miniature dogs from needlefelt with 6 step-by-step projects with this inexpensive and highly popular craft.

"Two paws up for these canine likenesses".— BOOKLIST

Join Gai Button as she shares the secrets of making beautiful miniature dogs from needle felt. Using different wools, silks and fibers along with just three needles, you can make all manner of realistic dog breeds, including Labradors, Pugs, Poodles and Border Terriers. This simple and affordable craft uses little space and offers a world of fun results.

  • 6 step-by-step projects for making your own adorable miniature pet
  • Clear, simple and innovative techniques
  • Suitable for beginners and experts alike

About the Author

Gai Button is a sculptural artist who works in needlefelt, clay and other media. With a creative mind and love of animals great and small, Gai used fur from her pet poodle to make her first little dogs before expanding her horizons to take in different wools, silks and fibers to make all manner of creatures. Her needle-felted dogs are in collections all around the world, and she has written a number of articles for both craft and dog enthusiast magazines. She holds craft workshops in her studio near the sea and demonstrates across the UK.

Praise For…

U.K. crafter-author Button shows readers how to needlecraft dollhouse-size dogs using onlywool, needles, and a bit of polymer clay for eyes and noses. Offering six popular dog breeds,Button suggests starting with the cocker spaniel and working up to the pug, with the Labradorretriever, shih tzu, border terrier, and standard poodle in between. Remarkably lifelike thoughteeny-tiny, each project features detailed instructions, including templates and step-by-stepneedling diagrams as well as standard guidance in the form of color photographs, a list ofmaterials, and so on. Thorough upfront materials define terminology like neps and rolags,instruct readers mixing colors of wool, and offer common-sense tips (such as "buy extraneedles"). Two paws up for these canine likenesses.

— Barbara Jacobs, BOOKLIST November 2022 issue

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800920941
ISBN-10: 1800920946
Publisher: Search Press
Publication Date: December 6th, 2022
Pages: 112
Language: English