Dry felting is another way to describe any type of working with
unspun fleece or fibre, the best known form is needle felting.
To needle felt means that you use a special barbed needle to shape
fluffy wool roving into various shapes.
Here are some needle-felted yummy treats.
The great thing about them is that they are quick to make & use
a very small amount of material.
Working with dry fleece or rovings can also be described as dry felting
– simply because you don’t use any water !
Here’s a simple tutorial to make a Fleece Transparency
Another way to work with felt that can be considered a dry technique
is simply sewing with felt or boiled wool.
Here are some fab felt ideas I gathered during a recent trip to Paris.
Here’s some boiled wool ( it’s a bit thicker & shaggier than felt)
which I bought in an amazing
toy store in Paris.