Needle Felting for Beginners: How to Sculpt with Wool


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Learn from experienced crafters Roz Dace and Judy Balchin how to master the art of needle felting.

Perfect for beginners, this fun, felty book teaches a different technique in each project. The authors take you on a journey, building up your skills from basic needle felting to confidently using armatures. They share their secrets with you and teach you how to capture expression and character in faces, as well as how to create realistic figures or more exaggerated caricatures.

You can sculpt miniature teacup worlds, endangered and garden animals and even your friends and family – it’s all covered.

With twelve varied projects to get stuck into, you just need to choose where to start. Beginners will love this much-needed guide to a fascinating craft.

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Dimensions 204 × 260 mm

Roz Dace

Author Bio

Roz Dace & Judy Balchin have had long, successful careers in the craft industry. Judy is a designer, who has written numerous books and magazine articles on practical crafts, and she has worked as a lettering artist, illustrator and craft demonstrator. She has appeared on DVDs and television and enjoys teaching workshops internationally. Roz worked in television and in the media before joining Search Press, where she enjoyed many years as Editorial Director, commissioning practical art and craft books. Although retired, she continues to work with Search Press as a Consultant Editor.

Sisters Roz and Judy have combined their talents and formed a partnership – the Woolly Felters ( With their love of felting, especially needle felting, they run workshops and give talks sharing their passion and knowledge with others. This is their second book. The first book they wrote together was How to Make Little Needle-Felted Teddy Bears. Both authors live near Maidstone, Kent.



Book Type

Paperback / softback