Wrap Yourself in Woollen Wings

Felter Skelter - your essential needle felting column from Mr X Stitch!

Sometimes don’t you just wish you could fly away? Dream of flying this month with beautiful woollen wings. These felt wraps and stoles will give you wings and warm your shoulders. Make sure to click through to see more from each of these talented fiber artists, and for even more winged goodness, don’t miss Volha Kotova’s wonderful winged backpacks, featured here previously.

Filc Alki wing shawl
Fancy a winged look?
Filc Alki wing shawl
Mad but hey unusual

Gorgeous nuno-felted wing shawls by Filc Alki

Celapiu raven stole
This is pure art
Celapiu swan stole
A dress adornment?
Celapiu ugly duckling stole
Pure beauty

The stuff on her Etsy varies in style so check it out.

Beautiful three-dimensional bird stoles by Celapiu

Moss Fete woolen wings
Halloween possability?
Moss Fete woolen wings

Fanciful woolen wings by Moss Fête

Miss Monster Mel wing shawl
Miss Monster Mel wing shawl
Miss Monster Mel wing shawl

Incredible wing shawls by Miss Monster Mel

(SOLD OUT limited edition collaboration with Lana Crooks. The first image was a prototype, read more about it HERE.)


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What Technique Is This?

Needle Felting is the process of using a notched or “barbed” needle to compress layers of wool into denser felt that can be manipulated to create 3D sculptures. It is different to wet felting, which uses water to combine wool fibres, and these days there are a range of felting tools available that can enable you to make your own soft sculptures with ease!

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