Dani Ives is one of our favorite needle felters. Her amazing work is a great source of inspiration for anyone looking to explore flat needle felting as a fine art form. This is quite simply the best and most beautiful needle felting book we've ever seen, so we decided to carry it!
Description from the publisher:
Painting with Wool is the introductory and must-have text for fiber artists and other crafters looking for a new and exciting art form to explore. Increasingly popular, Dani Ives’s style of needle felting uses wool fibers and a felting needle to layer and “paint” embellishments for pieces that are bursting with texture and depth. Whether you want to decorate a tote or garment, or create frameable artwork, Painting with Wool is the guide to everything you need to know—including the tools required, the basic techniques, and how to get started. For fiber lovers who want to broaden their skills, needle felting is an easy, therapeutic form of self-expression that offers beautiful, unique results. Ives is a pioneer in this art form and a skilled instructor who makes learning this craft fun and approachable for all.
Pictures 2-5 are from the author.