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heykaren
12-28-2007, 07:25 PM
Has anyone tried felting with Patonīs SWS? Itīs natural fibers, right, so Iīm thinking it oughta work...

Karen

PCwombat
12-28-2007, 07:29 PM
I haven't, but I've seen felted SWS projects on the forum. What I've read though is that it felts really fast. So you definitely want to check every five minutes or so.

Crycket
12-28-2007, 07:59 PM
It is marketed as a felting wool...
I have seen swatches in Micheals, and it looks pretty good...

ecb
12-28-2007, 08:34 PM
Felts VERY fast, felts down VERY small
made a bag for my daughter, the finished bagwas at least TWICE as big as her head, straps reached to the floor, felted in a single round of the washer (not a whole load, just one wash/scrub cycle) and it is small enough for 2 small apples
Have fun

ecb

starburst
12-28-2007, 11:45 PM
It's probably easier to hand felt it because it really does felt within minutes

cdjack
12-29-2007, 12:09 AM
I make a felted purse out of SWS. I was extra careful about the felting process because of everyone's horror stories. No need to have been careful. I had to put my through the wash cycle 3 times. With Paton's merino, it only takes me one cycle. It does make very pretty felted fabric, though.

KnitClickChick
12-29-2007, 07:12 AM
I have a bunch I got on sale a while back, waiting to be turned into a felted bag and I've been wondering the same thing. Thanks for all the answers!

WandaT
12-29-2007, 09:29 AM
Yup, did a sling bag for my DD for Xmas ... I did take pics but haven't posted them yet ...

heykaren
12-29-2007, 12:02 PM
Thanks everybody!!!!!!! :thumbsup:

Karen