Grey Fox Felting

Needle Felting vs. Wet Felting

One of the most common questions I get when I’m working in our store or exhibiting at a craft show is “What is felting?” And usually, since needle felting is what I primarily practice, I’ll go right into how that works. If there is time, I’ll mention wet felting too, but sometimes I forget, or…

Ready, Set, Go – Art Show (2019)

Are you an artist? This is your chance to be a part of Grey Fox Mercantile’s first exhibition during our grand opening! This is a new reward level for our Kickstarter campaign: Anyone who pledges at the $15 level will be able to enter one work of art. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/535379658/were-opening-a-store?ref=creator_nav //Exhibition Details// Kickstarter Registration Deadline: February…

We’re Opening a Store!!!

After running Grey Fox Felting for four years, I’ve decided to expand my business into Grey Fox Mercantile, a collaboration between my husband and me, and our first brick and mortar storefront! We’ve located a perfect location in our hometown of New Hartford, NY, we’ve signed the lease, and we’ve started working on the 700…

Shimmering Starling, Opalescent Roving

Want to add an opalescent, shimmering look to your needle felted (or wet felted) projects using only wool? If you’ve ever wanted to capture the metallic appearance of a peacock, a swallow, a starling, or perhaps a fish using wool, then I have a selection of wool roving colors I think you’ll love working with! While…

The Perfect Color for your Needle Felted Fox

“What color of wool would you recommend for making needle felted foxes?” Customers often come to me with questions such as this one, and I love helping them find the perfect wool roving and batting colors to fit their unique felting projects! One of the reasons I’ve selected the wool roving and batting I sell…

My Needle Felting Process

I often get questions about how my needle felted animals are built. Are they made from just a single piece of wool? Do I put many pieces together? Is there wire or support inside them? How do I add the flowers on their surfaces? So, I decided to share some progress photos and steps of…

The Story of the Black Swan

A Story from Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime All swans were once white until the day when two swans landed on a lagoon inhabited by eagles at the foot of a mountain. The eagles were angered by this intrusion, and proceeded to pick up the swans, carrying them all the way to the southern coast of Australia.…