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Materials list for Dive Into Color class

Dive Into Color with Nuno Felt Materials List (by project): (click here for .pdf)

Project 1: Color Palettes

Wool Roving‘Dive Into Color Workshop Palette’

  • Special Color Palette sample set created by Outback Fibers for our workshop. Consists of 82 colors of Superfine Wool Roving. Outback Fibers has a class list and they will deliver your sample packet to The Felter’s Rendezvous Marketplace, where you may pay for it at the time you pick it up. 

Silk yardage – 5 momme open weave habotai, georgette or gauze

*       5-10 colors in small squares or strips approx. 12x12 inches each

Eye For Color color wheel system (optional)

  • Can be purchased in class

Color Swap (optional)

  • Extra small pieces of silk to share with the class if you would like participate in a color swap

Project 2: Dread Neck Necklace

Wool Roving – Superfine (19 micron or thinner):

*       1 Main Color: 2 ounce

*       3-5 Accent Colors (optional): 0.5 ounce total

Silk yardage – 5 momme open weave habotai, georgette or gauze

*       3 colors in very small strips (can use pieces from Project 1)

 Natural Fiber Accents (optional)

  • 100% Wool yarn (make sure not superwash) 

Project 3: Crossover Purse

Wool Roving – Superfine (19 micron or thinner):

*       Long Strap: 1 color –  2 ounces

*       Side 1 (outside): 1 color – 1 ounce

*       Side 2 (inside): 1 color – 1 ounce

*       3-5 Accent Colors (optional): 0.5 ounce total 

Wool Roving – Fine+ (22 micron or thicker):

*       Inner layer: 1 color – 1 ounce (this wool won’t show much, but color should complement color for Side 1) 

Silk yardage – 5 momme open weave (100% Silk Habotai, Georgette or Gauze):

*       Side 1: 3-5 colors, total of 1 yards

*       Side 2: 3-5 colors, total of ½ yard

100% Natural Fiber Accents (optional):

  • 100% Wool yarn (make sure not superwash)
  • Silk and Bamboo Tussah

*     Silk Hankies 

Source suggestions:

Nuno Felting Materials can be ordered on-line through the following sources for guaranteed nuno felting success:

  • OutbackFibers.com - Dive Into Color Workshop Palette, Silk Yardage, Wool Roving, Silk Hankies (allow 1 week for delivery, or can be picked up at Felter’s Rendezvous)
  • kangaroodyer.com - Hand dyed Silk Yardage (allow 2 weeks)

Tools List:


*     1 piece floor underlayment 30 inches x 30 inches

Tape measure

Straight edge

1 roll clear packing tape

Sharpie permanent felt pen


Felting and Fulling:

*       1 roll 0.5 or 0.7 mil Painter’s plastic drop cloth (needs to be light or very light duty)

1 piece indoor non-slip rug pad (medium hole) 30 inches x 6 feet

4 – 3”x3” squares cut out of non-skid drawer liner, rubber with holes

*       1 piece approx. 2’ x 3’ Thermo Tex Ground Solar pool blanket or bubble wrap

*       1 Ball Brause or Spray Bottle

1 bottle Dawn liquid dish soap

#       2 old Bath Towels

thin plastic grocery bag or shower scrunchy

*       Polyester shower curtain (no waterproof coating) cut to 30 inch x 30 inch

#       1 Plastic bucket or dishwashing bin

1 saucepan

1 box Gallon ziplock bags

2 knee high nylons

Class Fee – none


* These items will be available for sale during the Rendezvous at the Rendezvous Marketplace

# These materials will be available to borrow at no charge (first come/first served)  from the Felting Source during the Rendezvous.