DHG Animal Fibers Tops

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three different colored bowls sitting next to each other
The two-tone Bergschaf wool bowls by Daniela Balducci
(...) Daniela especially loves working with Bergschaf and chose our fibre to make these two-tone bowls using the water felting technique. She likes the full-bodied consistency of bergschaf, very suitable for three-dimensional creations having great volume and thickness.
there are several different colored balls next to a roll of toilet paper
The two-tone Bergschaf wool bowls by Daniela Balducci
(...) Daniela especially loves working with Bergschaf and chose our fibre to make these two-tone bowls using the water felting technique. She likes the full-bodied consistency of bergschaf, very suitable for three-dimensional creations having great volume and thickness.
a needle - doll is standing on a stick and wearing a brown sweater with white stripes
Caro Indy: how to make needle felting playful!
The very blonde playwright Margot made with our carded Bergschaf wool.
a hand is holding a small felt house
Caro Indy and love at first sight for needle felting
Carolina Alles | @caroindy is a needle felting artist. She lives in Buenos Aires and creates very colourful, funny and life-like wool characters. Sometimes she also lets herself be influenced by her favourite films! Head over to the blog to get to know her better and to see all the characters created with our products.
a hand holding a green plate with a small yellow object on it
Caro Indy and our carded wool!
Carolina Alles | @caroindy is a needle felting artist. She lives in Buenos Aires and creates very colourful, funny and life-like wool characters. Sometimes she also lets herself be influenced by her favourite films! Head over to the blog to get to know her better and to see all the characters created with our products.
some yarn and flowers on a table next to a window
Kate Hemm and her textile cottage with our products!
I’m a fiber artist, based near Düsseldorf, Germany. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved the process of learning new skills, and creating with my hands. In fact, there are barely any handicrafts that I’ve haven’t tried at least once. However, when I started weaving in 2019, I felt myself move away from the title of “serial hobby crafter” to genuine artist. It was the first craft I tried where I didn’t feel bound to tutorials, patterns and books. (...)
an apple and banana sitting on top of each other in front of a white background
Needle felting with our carded wool!
Yelena Beliaev is an Israeli fibre artist with Russian roots. Her favourite medium of expression is needle felting and, and through it, she mainly creates three-dimensional fruits and vegetables with strong realistic connotations. (...)
a pile of white wool with mushrooms on top and one mushroom sticking out of it
Needle felting with our carded wool!
Yelena Beliaev is an Israeli fibre artist with Russian roots. Her favourite medium of expression is needle felting and, and through it, she mainly creates three-dimensional fruits and vegetables with strong realistic connotations. (...)
a felted yellow pepper sitting on top of a white table
Woollygems needle felting artist enjoy our wool!
(...) With our blend of New Zealand carded wool, called Maori, she has created an eye-catching cornucopia filled with peppers, mushrooms, a juicy apple, a fiery red chilli, and much more. With all of them being incredibly realistic. A realism worthy of those notable painters who dedicated their careers to painting still lifes. (...)
three felt vegetables stacked on top of each other
Woollygems needle felting artist enjoy our wool!
(...) With our blend of New Zealand carded wool, called Maori, she has created an eye-catching cornucopia filled with peppers, mushrooms, a juicy apple, a fiery red chilli, and much more. With all of them being incredibly realistic. A realism worthy of those notable painters who dedicated their careers to painting still lifes. (...)
Vanessa Barragao Residency
Vanessa speaking: on 30th of August I arrived in Tuscany to create an artwork on site. In 2019 I came here for the first time to create a tapestry for @dhgshop and this year I came here again to create a new piece, for their new place, using their own materials with my techniques and identity 🌿
two skunks made out of felt sitting next to each other on a white surface
Jo Gardiner and the needle felting inspired by the woods of Staffordshire
Jo Gardiner is a multidisciplinary artist. She rides the waves of numerous creative seas such as: needle felting, watercolours, and drawing. (...)
a stuffed rabbit sitting on top of a white surface
Jo Gardiner and the needle felting inspired by the woods of Staffordshire
(...) For us she has created three little animals from the woods and forests. A badger, a fox and a little rabbit. All made with some of our best-selling fibres: Bergschaf, Corriedale, extra fine merino and the New Zealand carded wool blend Maori. How cute are they? (...)
Vanessa Barragao and our products.
Vanessa Barragao is one of a kind textile artist and we’re lucky enough to have her in our headquarters for a residency. Keep following us during this journey.
three different colored birds sitting on top of a white table with pins in their beaks
My Little Print Fabrics and handmade felt with our carded wool
(...) For us, Jennifer has created a collection of birds with some of our fibers. The technique is that of needle felting. The colour palette ranges from yellow to pink to blue. Enjoy the gallery. And learn more about Jennifer through her own words.
a blue bird sitting on top of a metal stand
My Little Print Fabrics and handmade felt with our carded wool
The textile artist we have the pleasure of introducing you to today is Jennifer Colin, and she is the woman behind My Little Print Fabrics. We liked her right away and a lot due to her use of colours and for one of her favourite subjects: birds. With clean lines and intense colours, without gradients. (...)
the wall hanging is made from yarn and wood
Selvedge is a noble waste perfect for hand weaving
(...) Before showing you how it was used by Hello Hydrangea, an important figure in American hand weaving, we'll explain what a selvedge is. (...)
two hands holding a small blue bird on top of a wooden table next to another person's hand
How to make a needle felted narwhal
Before proceeding with the tutorial, we'll leave you with some interesting questions about this curious cetacean. Is his tooth a hunting tool, is it used to attract females, or is it a combat sword? It doesn't matter to us; we just know that we love the Narwhal. However, if you wish, you can read up on it and find out the answers! The fibers selected by Caterina for the narwhal are our Maori and Bergschaf carded wools. Perfect for needle felting. Have fun! (...)
Today we bring you the cutest of projects; that is, a free tutorial on how to make a narwhal with needle felting. The creator of this mysterious animal, which lives in the Arctic Ocean and possesses such a long tooth that it makes it looks like a swordsman, is Caterina Lotti | Pinamolina. (...) Ideas, Long, Kit, Crown
How to make a needle felted narwhal
Today we bring you the cutest of projects; that is, a free tutorial on how to make a narwhal with needle felting. The creator of this mysterious animal, which lives in the Arctic Ocean and possesses such a long tooth that it makes it looks like a swordsman, is Caterina Lotti | Pinamolina. (...)
a bunch of different colored yarns hanging on a wall next to a piece of string
Maryanne Moodie and weaving from modernist inspirations
(...) This wall painting, suggests a 70's vintage-inspired colour palette, adds sumptuousness and verve to any room. You could try repeating the same colour combination too, either for a wall hanging, a sweater, or a rug. Why not? (...)
a woman standing in front of an easel with yarn on it
Maryanne Moodie and weaving from modernist inspirations
(...) Maryanne has created, using our materials, a wall hanging inspired by the summer sunsets that she has admired so far this year. She chose to use our extra fine merino tops, silk ribbons and Piuma yarn in yellow, orange, brown, and also blue and white. (...)
a small stuffed animal sitting on top of a table
Studio Motane - Needle Felting Artist
(...) Today we’d like to introduce you to Marzena from Studio Motane, a needle felt artist who has created one of her iconic families of 'plush animals' for us. With the cutest features and expressions so sweet that you can't take your eyes off them. Made with our exclusive carded wool blend, they are perfect as a children’s toy but also as a key ring, or as delightful ornaments or trinkets. (...)
yarn and knitting needles laid out on a white table
a piece of art hanging on the wall next to a knitting needle and yarn hook
a woman sitting on a couch holding a piece of art with flowers in the background
The artistic embroidery of Wild Floss
Ruth Hughes is a textile artist from the United Kingdom, her artistic name is Wild Floss (in Italian it sounds more or less like 'wildflower'). She creates handmade embroideries with a contemporary twist and abstract shapes that focus attention on a bold design, three-dimensional structures, and engaging colour combinations. (...)
a woman sitting on a chair with flowers in front of her and holding a cup
The artistic embroidery of Wild Floss
(...) We were lucky enough to meet Ruth, host her at DHG for a few days, and to form a wonderful friendship with her. During her stay, Ruth created two of her embroidery hoops for us.
a small stuffed animal sitting on top of a piece of wood with fire coming out of it
Droolwool selects our fibers for her Art Toy!
(...) As I said color is very important in my work as it's a big motivator for me to start a new piece. When DHG invited me to create with their fibers, I actually felt like a kid in a candy store! So much variety of fibers with so many colors! I ended up choosing two types of wool that I don't usually have the opportunity to work with: blend of New Zealand carded wools and Viscose. (...)
a small stuffed animal that is laying on the ground
Pinamolina's gaudy nudibranchs!
(...) Caterina has a magical touch, and her little critters are astonishing, packed full of delightful details and so well crafted. You too can try to create your very own odd pack of nudibranchs. All that is needed is a little imagination, the right technique and some of our fibers selected by Caterina for this project in particular: extra fine merino, ramie, linen and angelina.
a small stuffed animal in a bowl on a white surface with pink, yellow and orange decorations
Pinamolina's gaudy nudibranchs
Today we are going to share with you a project that is right up our alley. Why? Because it is colourful, original, and fun. But let's take it one step at a time. (...)
three small toy animals sitting next to each other on a white surface with pink and yellow colors
Pinamolina's gaudy nudibranchs
(...) Caterina has a magical touch, and her little critters are astonishing, packed full of delightful details and so well crafted. You too can try to create your very own odd pack of nudibranchs. All that is needed is a little imagination, the right technique and some of our fibers selected by Caterina for this project in particular: extra fine merino, ramie, linen and angelina.
several multicolored ropes are stacked on top of each other, with one knot in the middle
How to create a two-thread yarn
Do you want to have a go at hand spinning but aren't sure where to begin? Or do you already have some experience with this artform but are looking for more ideas or tricks? (...)
three pieces of colorful fabric sitting on top of a white table cloth covered in flowers
How to create a two-thread yarn
Do you want to have a go at hand spinning but aren't sure where to begin? Or do you already have some experience with this artform but are looking for more ideas or tricks? (...)
a pile of yarn sitting on top of a white table next to a brown and orange object
Tutorial spinning yarn by hand: create a single thread yarn
Today we have special guest Sammie Knight, aka Koke Me Designs, with us to help ecplain a tutorial on how to create an artistic yarn. Sammie has created, not just a simple tutorial, but a small and highly useful practical guide to hand spinning. This guide is very useful for beginners, but also for those who have already dabbled with this technique. (...)
a hand holding two skeins of yarn
Tutorial spinning yarn by hand: create a single thread yarn
Today we have special guest Sammie Knight, aka Koke Me Designs, with us to help ecplain a tutorial on how to create an artistic yarn. Sammie has created, not just a simple tutorial, but a small and highly useful practical guide to hand spinning. This guide is very useful for beginners, but also for those who have already dabbled with this technique. (...)
an upholstered chair with yarn on it and a spinning wheel in the background
Tutorial spinning yarn by hand: create a single thread yarn
Sammie | KOKE ME DESIGNS has made use of our blending service called Mixology, with which multiple fibers can be mixed simultaneously. A truly personalized service with which you can also choose your favourite colours. Now let's hand over to Sammie as she will reveal some basic tricks before starting the actual tutorial.
several different colors of yarn are shown in this collage, including multicolors
several different colors of yarn hanging on a wall
Sunwoven works with our extra fine merino wool!
Erin Barrett of @sunwoven is the soul of Charleston, South Carolina. More precisely, Rainbow Row, a delightful string of pastel-coloured Georgian houses in the historic centre. We have been blessed that Erin made one of her amazing wall hangings with our #extrafinemerinowool tops. It is bright, joyful, and full of colour. It is a piece of interior design that is highly prized for any homeowner.
a wall hanging with several different colors of yarn on it and a piece of wood in the middle
Sunwoven works with our extra fine merino wool!
Erin Barrett of @sunwoven is the soul of Charleston, South Carolina. More precisely, Rainbow Row, a delightful string of pastel-coloured Georgian houses in the historic centre. We have been blessed that Erin made one of her amazing wall hangings with our #extrafinemerinowool tops. It is bright, joyful, and full of colour. It is a piece of interior design that is highly prized for any homeowner.