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E-FELTED

MUSHROOM

WORKSHOP

MATERIALS

Needle Felting

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  • 12-inch (30cm) x 4 colors of wool roving or sliver 

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We are using 100% pure New Zealand Corriedale wool sliver.

Merino wool top is too fine for this project. 

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πŸŒΏπŸ’‘ EcoMaker tip: source local sustainably produced non-mulesed wool.

Dye your own wool and felted objects using eco-friendly natural dye processes. 

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Electronics

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  • 1 x LED sequin

  • uncoated silver or copper wire (length: 50cm, gauge:0.2mm or 30SP)

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πŸŒΏπŸ’‘ EcoMaker tip: use copper wire stripped from an old audio cable. 

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  • 3V battery: coin, AA, AAA, or Lipo (rechargeable is ideal) with matching battery holder, with or without a switch

  • Alligator clips to connect wires to battery (optional)

TOOLS

  • Felting foam or mat

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πŸŒΏπŸ’‘ EcoMaker tip: use 100% wool felted mats or plant-based (corn or soy) foams.

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  • 38 star or triangle felting needle 

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Both needles work well for bulk sculpting work and finer detail. *EcoMaker tip: extend the life of your needles by preventing needle breakage. Poke gently into the mat, just touch the surface, don’t punch deeply into the foam/mat. 

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  • Single needle holder (optional)

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πŸŒΏπŸ’‘ EcoMaker tip: use holders made from biodegradable and sustainably harvested materials such as wood. 

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  • Finger cots/protectors (optional)

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πŸŒΏπŸ’‘ EcoMaker tip: make your own finger cots by upcycling old rubber or leather gloves.

  • Sewing needle

  • Scissors

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