Gai Button is a sculptural artist who works in needlefelt, clay and other media. With a creative mind and love of animals great and small, Gai used fur from her pet poodle to make her first little dogs before expanding her horizons to take in different wools, silks and fibres to make all manner of creatures.
Gai's needle-felted dogs are in collections all around the world, and she has written a number of articles for both craft and dog enthusiast magazines. She holds craft workshops in her studio near the sea and demonstrates across the UK
You don't have to be a dog lover to fall in love with this beautiful book. Here Gai Button shares the secrets of the fun craft of needle felting, creating adorable miniature dogs. She explains the basics for getting started, covering the tools, equipment and materials required. Then, using easy-to-follow instructions, shows you how to make all manner of realistic little dogs, including labradors, pugs poodles and border terriers; you'll just want to make them all! once mastered, this simple and affordable craft will offer you a world of fun results!* Love to Make *
It's amazing what you can create with a needle and some wool. I love needle felting but I'm still a beginner. I love books like this that teach you everything you need to know to create the projects. The book even shows you how to create eyes and nose with polymer clay.There are clear step-by-step instructions with beautifully clear pictures. The book takes you through each step. Including everything from preparing wool, needle felting and other additional techniques. This is a fantastic book. It has everything you need to recreate all the breeds in this book. It's full of helpful hints and tips.It's a 5 out of 5 for me.You can see the Crochet Addict full review of Pedigree Dogs in Needle Felt here http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/2015/01/pedigree-dogs-in-needle-felt-book-review.html* Crochet Addict UK *