Waldorf Crafting Books
Magic Wool Fruit Children
by Christine Schafer
Dyed unspun sheep's wool, also known as magic wool, is the perfect material to craft an enchanting collection of miniature fruit children, which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike and are perfect for a nature corner or seasonal table.
Christine Schäfer, author of Magic Wool Fairies, includes detailed instructions on how to create fruits for every season -- berries,acorns, apples, plums, mandarins, toadstools, pumpkins -- and delightful little people to match.
This book provides step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and diagrams, which clearly show the reader how to make figures and objects of varying complexity. 96 pages, softbound.
The Nature Corner
- by Leeuwen & Moeskops
Celebrate the cycle of the year with a seasonal table, reflecting a bit of nature brought into your home. Instruction and color pictures make it easy to make beautiful fairies, dolls, flowers, and animals for year-round displays. 88 pages, softbound.
Creative Wool: Making Woollen Crafts with Children
by Karin Neuschutz
This lively full-colour illustrated craft book shows how to make a range of handicrafts from fleece and yarn, including toys, friendship bracelets and braids, balls, pompoms, dolls, dolls' clothes and animals. With clear diagrams and step-by-step instructions, the book starts by introducing children to basic methods of spinning yarn, crocheting, knitting and felting. There is a broad range of projects for children of all ages to complete, working together with adults.
by Dagmar Schmidt & Freya Jaffke.
New edition. This book covers techniques and ideas for creating soft wool pictures on a felt board. It also covers making little dolls and animal by using wire frames and wrapping wool around the frames. Soft woolen stand up dolls and figures for your nature table. 68 pages, softbound.
More Magic Wool
by Angelika Wolk-Gerche
Instructions on making wool roving from raw wool fleece, with color formulas to dye your own wool from plants. Again, wrapping wool around wire frames to make animals, flowers, butterflies, fairies, gnomes, and seasonal trees and landscapes. A continuation and companion to Magic Wool. Lavishly illustrated, 78 pages softbound.
by Angelika Wolk-Gerche
This is a comprehensive book on wet felting. It begins with the various fibers and how they felt, also covers washing, carding and plant dyeing fiber. The middle section is all about the felting technique, how to do it, and the last part has a number of projects: balls, jewelry, hats, slippers, small dolls, books covers and so on. 152 pages, softbound.
by Petra Berger
Many wonderful and adaptable ideas for dolls, toys, and gifts using felts. Detailed instructions and color pictures. This book includes detailed, step-by-step instructions for a range of lively and creative ideas, such as small dolls, finger and glove puppets, animals, finger- and wrist-bands, small gifts, and even wall tapestries.This revised edition of Feltcraft, now in a larger-format, will be even easier and clearer to use than the bestselling first edition.
Stash Happy Felt
by Amanda Carestia
A new book Lark's new Stash Happy series is the cure for the common crafter's dilemma: what to do with all those scraps and leftover materials!
The 30 fun projects in Stash Happy: Felt feature practical items (a fall-inspired tea cozy), cute accessories (a stylish retro-inspired clutch), unique home d�cor and holiday crafts (a felt flower bouquet), and adorable kid stuff (a repurposed wool bear cub hat). Everything you need is here, including illustrations, templates, and helpful hints from the designers. 127 pages, softbound.
Felt from the Heart
More than 24 wonderful handmade stuffed animals, creatures and veggies, plus cutehabitats for all of your creations to hang out in. Every project is sewn byhand using only embroidery floss and eight different stitches. Each has a heartincorporated into the design. Softcover, 48 pages.