Refining your fiber for next steps
Huacaya, most wools, into Roving or Batt, includes tumbling, washing, picking and carding. Suri, Mohair, Pygora, and fibers less than 20 micron may likely require the additional wash option.
into Roving or Batt
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Usually to remove more veggie matter or guard hair
customer supplied fiber
Purchased Evergreen supplied
various natural or dyed fibers per customer request, for example: merino to alpaca roving, felting wool for fabric, color effect or accents
fabric can range from sheer to insole or to rug thicknesses. We are happy to discuss and make recommendations per your thought or project ideas.. Additionally, we can work with you on specific design elements.
needle felt onto a stabilizing fabric, roughly 40 x50 inch
fiber only, no stabilizing fabric, roughly 40 x 50 inch
Add a pattern or design element to your fabric. For example, a cow hide look, contrast striping or random accent. for basic effects. more intricate effects may incur additional charge. Rate per sheet.
I can teach you how to layout your design. You can do it at home. Then wrap it up and bring for felting. I will assist with needle felt machine operation. These projects must be scheduled. Let's discuss if you are not local.
We can press and or steam press to make a smooth finish to your fabric. We have a large press, much like at a dry cleaner that provides even 100 lb pressure over the fabric. Larger than a standard felt fabric sheet may incur additional charge.
light needle felting, one pass, standard size ie roughly 40 x 50 inch
one roughly 5 ft x 10 ft batt. assumes customer fiber in proper batt form, additional carding charge my apply, bring a sample of your desired batting. as I can closely match.
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