Craft & Design

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Tanis Alexis Laird made this incredible wet-felted blanket. From the item description on Etsy:

Each panel of this nuno felt blanket has been meticulously made by hand using the wet felting process. Sweet supersoft merino wool lamimated to delicate silk gauze (and sometimes some soy, bamboo or wild silk filaments). Each panel measures roughly 9″ x 10″ and is double machine stitched with rough, ruffly edges. On each short end I’ve triple stitched a vintage cotton trim in bright teal and green. I think it’s a perfect match. This is luxury in a blanket and I’m mighty fond of it. It is lightweight and drapable, yet at the same time, cozy and warm. wool is a fabulous insulator, and silk helps to moderate heat, so you’re sure to have the perfect temperature every time you snuggle with this treat.

(Thanks, Moxie!)

In the Maker Shed:

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Wet-Felt Kit – Wild Flowers – Learn how to felt!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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