July 22, 2010

Crafty Friday 7/23

Hey...it's Friday again already?!?! Geez, where do the days go?

This week I've been making felted soaps.


What are felted soaps you ask? They are bars of soap in their own little washcloths. They are super soft and lots of fun. Especially when your guests come out of the bathroom scratching their heads and sheepishly asking why your soap has grow fur.

We take fiber straight from our alpacas, give it bath and then prep it a bit for felting. We use only undyed fiber to make sure you aren't going to turn yourself red, purple or some other color in the shower. That'd be weird, right? That limits the color choices to white, brown, black or gray, but they are still awesome looking and so much fun to make.

Each bar takes about 10 minutes to felt and then a day or so to dry. Instead of trying to write out instructions that would probably not make sense I found this cute little video on Youtube. There are more videos on there too if you want more in-depth directions.

Also, if you like the felted soaps, but don't feel like making them yourself....we sell them in our Etsy shop.



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17 comments:

  1. Very cool! I'll have to check those out!

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  3. Thanks so much for hosting. Have an awesome weekend!!
    Sharon

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  4. oh my goodness! This is so cool! These would make perfect gifts!

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  5. I've never heard of those... they are neat! I'm just stopping in from the blog hop... I'm jealous of your creativity! :)

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  6. love felted soaps, we've not made any yet but soon! I'll be linking up for the crafty friday too
    thank you for hopping with me and sharing the iFiH-badge
    Christy Home-Mom.com

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  7. Hi! I came over from the blog hop of frugalfreegal.blogspot.com. You have a great blog! I will be back here soon, and I hope you're able to come on over and visit my blog.
    Bye!
    Annemarie

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  10. Wow. I did not know there is such a thing. Wonderful creation.

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  14. My first visit here! Thanks for hosting!

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