Busy Fingers: Latest Trends In Crafts And Hobbies

How To Make A Stuffed Animal That Will Be Cherished Forever

Every child has a favourite stuffed toy that they cherish into adulthood. Whether it's a bear, a dog, a lamb or even a pig, a soft, plush toy can be a tremendous comfort to children. Soft toys distributor outlets can be found both on and offline, and they provide kits to make your own toy; or, if you prefer and you don't have the time or skill, you can purchase a soft toy that is ready to be loved right away.   Read More...

The Felter's Guide To Needle Buying

It's just as important for a needle felter to have a selection of needles as it is for a painter to have a selection of brushes. Contrary to popular belief, there is no "one size fits all." The gauge, barb number, working edge and spacing can significantly affect the wool and final appearance. Needle Gauge The gauge is a numerical value that represents the diameter of the felting needle. Gauges range between 32 (coarse) and 42 (fine).   Read More...