Felted books? Well, of course!
I have been playing with making felted books for over a year and although my home grown lab mice have grown up and left home, I have a 2 year old grandson and a 3 year old god daughter to take their place.
Warren and Mila have been the lucky ones that get to test out these treasures during the development stages and they are a hit! These books are durable, colorful and soft. They love to look at the pictures and make up their own stories as they go and it is a delight to seem them learn how to handle books and turn pages all the while babbling in their precious baby talk.
I will say that the first few prototypes were rather primative and I learned so much during the process. But the end result was worth it.
The cover is knit with 100% wool and wet felted until the fibers are bound into one fabric. The pages are made with cotton or flannel prints. Now I am constantly stalking the fabric shops for bright interesting prints to turn into a felted book.
Every toddler should have one of these treasures.
Val, these are precious!
What a great idea! These are adorable.
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