Get Prepared A few words about fairies Introduction to magic wool Working with a felting needle Three preliminary exercises Making a simple fairy Proportions and sizes Making an all-in-one fairy Making a two-part fairy Decoration and finishing details Flower Fairies Apple-blossom fairy Lavender fairy Daisy fairy Daffodil fairy Orchid fairy Rose fairy Poinsettia fairy Seasonal Fairies Spring fairy with cornucopia Autumn fairy with torch Christmas fairy Christmas angel Small Christmas angel Winter fairy Fairies for Children Cradle fairy Fairy godmother Birthday fairy Rainbow fairy Rainbow fairy mobile Tooth fairy More Ideas Fairy inspiration Final words Beware of the cat! Further reading Resources
Christine Schafer was born in 1962 in Germany. She worked as an architect before raising her three children. She has been passionate about magic wool for many years and mostly creates detailed figures. She runs workshops and presents her work at exhibitions.
'A wonderful introduction to the exciting world of needle felting. Magic wool fairies is suitable for beginners but also a worthy companion to inspire those more skilled, with its three levels of difficulty. The layout is easy to follow, with simple clear instructions and pictures for reference. There's a wonderful array of inspirational ideas to decorate countless seasonal fairies and angels. This timeless book is often at my side, to be dipped into for reference. A book guaranteed to start you on a new magic wool fairy addiction!' -- Tamsyn Ross, full-time crafter '[An] enjoyable read and a useful practical guide for making magic wool fairies and angels. This book offers you [the chance] to explore the wonderful qualities of wool and enjoy the tactile therapeutic experience of working with wool fibres. Christine Schafer's passion for fairies, inspiring images and links to folklore make this book particularly attractive for Art and Craft Lovers. I highly recommend this book.' -- Raya Brown, Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio 'The contents of the book are colourful, attractive, easy to read and follow instructions. The fairies are fun to make and the end product is gorgeous.' -- Tiphereth Camphill 'In the fingers of Christine Schafer, magic wool becomes the substance for creating a series of decorative angels... Great easy-to-fashion holiday gifts.' -- Booklist Online