Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Try it Tuesday & Review {Wee felt worlds & Giveaway}

It's another wonderful week of
"Try it Tuesday & Review."
I absolutely love doing reviews because I get to try new products and share my opinion with my awesome audience. This week, I was given the opportunity of reviewing...
Wee Felt Worlds:
Sweet Little Scenes to Needle Felt
Edited by Amanda Carestio
Learn how to needle felt while creating miniature scenes with three-dimensional critters and scenery. This basic process requires only a few tools and the possibilities are endless. Experienced crafters— or those just starting who are looking to jump into the magical realm of needle felting— will have fun with the step-by-step instructions that include loads of tips and techniques along the way. 
 Bring a menagerie of cute felt characters to life with contributing designers Yin Chan, Jenn Docherty, Cathy Gaubert, Michelle Kiker, Chrissy Mahuna, Heide Murray, and Aimee Ray. Create a pirate island, a wooly woodland— or even a quirky felt galaxy! Felt scenes include:
·         Little Cub’s Adventure
·         Sweet Shoppe
·         Silly Science Lab
·         Land of the Dinosaurs
·         Circus Maximus
·         Sweet Sewing Room
·         Deck the Halls
About the Editor:
Amanda Carestio is the author of Fa La La La Felt, Stash Happy: Felt, and Heart-Felt Holidays. She blogs online at larkcrafts.com and at digsandbean.blogspot.com. Amanda lives in Asheville, NC with her husband, her new baby daughter, and her super-spoiled canines.
In my opinion:
I was pretty impressed with Wee Felt Worlds. I've never tried needle felt but I do have the supplies to get started. The best part about this book is the step by step instructions. Although, it would be nice to have a DVD to go along with it. I'm a visual learner so I appreciated the photos but needed additional assistance. My favorite scenes were the Little Cub's Adventure and Land of the Dinosaurs. I love that after you create these fun characters, your imagination could run wild.  The characters are perfect to keep your little guy or gal busy. Just be careful of small parts. However, it will give you an excuse to play along with your son or daughter while watching for bite size objects. Did I mention that it includes 50+ mini-projects to make. I definitely recommend this cute book.
One of my fabulous readers will get a chance to win this awesome book.
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This giveaway is open today till February 26th. I will choose a winner on February 26th via random.org. Please leave an email address with one of your entries so I may contact you. Thank you and good luck!
Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products or services for free in the hope that I would mention them on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


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