Sunday, May 15, 2011

Among Friends

Felted Soaps

  Some friends and I try to get together regularly and exchange books, craft ideas and have a general natter. This month we had a Surprise Crafternoon and I asked them to bring a cake of soap. We felted them with Merino wool tops in rainbow colours. Amy had shown me how to make these and they are great for cleaning hands after gardening or farm work. When the soap is used up you have a lovely piece of felt for another craft project.  ["Among Friends" was the name of a School Reader in the 1960's.]

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