Today we will be talking about FELT! You know how much I love felt. If I had a bodice, it would make me quiver in it.
Anyway, I get a lot of questions about felt and when it is appropriate to use the different kinds. So I’ve gone ahead and broken it down for you.
100% acrylic made from recycled plastic bottles. The color will not fade, but it pills and ruins your nice scissors.VERY cheap. I get this at the craft store. And by craft store you know I mean Joann.
BLENDED WOOL FELT:
This felt is a mix of real wool felt and synthetic. You can buy it in limited colors by the yard at the craft store. OR I really like the selection this seller offers:
100% WOOL CRAFTING FELT:
This felt rocks my socks off. Once you’ve used it you’ll have a hard time going back. But it does run a pretty penny. It hardly pills and feels like butter. Plus the colors are brilliant. Here are my two favorite sources.
Felt on the Fly on Etsy
Fabulous customer service. If you’re going to purchase felt often I reccomend purchasing a sample card for colors.
They are having a pretty good sale currently. Also they are fabulous humans. They will refund any extra shipping they may charge.
Keep it crafty, keep it sassy,