As part of the projecteducate Artisan Crafts Week, we are posting an Artisan Crafts ABC. This week long feature will introduce some popular and some unknown techniques from the artisan crafts world.
This list will by no means be complete, we are just highlighting a few techniques for each letter
N stands for Needle Felting
Needle felting is a method of sculpting wool with the help of needles. This is a dry felting method, felting needles have little barbs on the end and are extremely sharp. When poking these needles into the balled up wool, the barbs catch the scales of the fibre and tangle them together, creating a felted piece.
Intricate details and small scale sculptures can be created with this method.
N stands for Notebooks
Some deviantART artists create hand made notebooks from a variety of different papers and many options of personalized, customized covers. There ar