This kit contains the Materials, Instructions and Pattern to make a pure wool, plant dyed felt mat complete with three Earth Star fungi, some mossy tussocks and bushes.
It can be used as a small play mat and found materials from nature walks etc added to it. It could also be a beautiful piece to simply honour our incredible natural world.
You can also add the Habitat Log and Perfect Toadstool to the mat. The finished mat will measure approximately 25 x 20 cm.
If you can cut fabric neatly and sew small simple stitches by hand you will be able to make this kit.
This kit contains:
-Colour 1: Pure wool felt for the Landscape Top, naturally dyed with Goldenrod leaves and Iron water
-Colour 2: Soft pale brown natural pure wool felt for the Landscape Backing
-Colours 3: Soft pale brown natural pure wool felt for the Earth Stars
-Colour 4: Pure wool felt for the Earth Star Centres, naturally dyed with Walnut hulls
-A mix of hand spun woolen yarns and some laceweight yarn to create textured shrubs; naturally dyed with dock leaves, tansy leaves, goldenrod leaves, prunus leaves or indigo.
-2 pieces of 4ply Finn yarn for the French knots (naturally dyed using above plants)
-Pure wool stuffing for the Earth Stars
You will need:
-Paper scissors and sharp, small fabric scissors
-Sewing needle and pins
-Sewing thread and embroidery threads of your choice