Felting Machine- Review & Giveaway

I don’t knit and I barely crochet so felting is not something I’m familiar with. When I heard there were no rules, no thread, and no buttons to press on Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine I knew I had to give it a try!  Thanks to our generous friends at Simplicity I now have the opportunity to play with this new baby and give one away to a lucky follower… will it be you?

 The machine has 12 needles that come already installed for you.  A guard to protect you from getting your precious fingers too close to the needles. It has no buttons or screens to deal with.  Simply step on the foot pedal and go!

I’ve played around with quite a few fabrics and materials so far including natural and synthetic fibers and have had no trouble at all.

I’m excited to play around with this little machine some more and bring you some tutorials in the near future because there is so much that can be done with it!

Here is a little eyeglass case I made from an old wool sweater. So easy and quick! Tutorial for this is coming soon! 

One lucky viewer will receive the felting machine, a pack of 12 needles, allen wrenches and the Felting projects & tips book.

Click HERE to watch the full product review and learn about how you can enter the giveaway!
(p.s.- If you don’t have a Facebook page you can enter anyway… I know not everyone has one.)

Felting machines and products were provided free of charge by Simplicity Creative Group. All views & opinions are purely my own.

85 replies on “Felting Machine- Review & Giveaway

  • Kiza

    This is so awesome. My mom and I were just oogling one of these the other day. Even my four year old thought it was cool! Is there a way to enter without setting up a youtube channel thing? I’m not big on the idea of having my info hanging out there.

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  • Unknown

    I saw one of these arround Christmas time however I can’t afford one yet but it would really help out with the jackets I make nd donate to less fortunate children in my area. I buy old wool blankets from Good Will and other places. I then make childrens jackets and embellish them with pieces of wool and roaving to make the look less “blankety”. The problem is that hand felting takes longer and I can’t always get enough jackets made for the need in my area. If I could win this giveaway it would really help out for the upcomming winters here in Washington state. My area is having a large increase of displaced workers. The food banks are in need and so are the children. I don’t know how much longer this decline is going to last but I do know that children are always in need. I also know that having just one important thing donated to a needy family can take so much stress off of a parent. This is something I can do to give back to a community that has helped my family when we were in need.

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  • gmp

    Another great video, Vanessa. This looks like a great little machine that you could have a lot of fun with. Amazing how it works.

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  • Day - NyLA Love

    Wait, I’m confused. On the video, one of the requirements is to “like” Simplicity’s FB page… but here, you’re saying we don’t have to have one to enter. So.. how do we know if we’re getting a fair chance at winning if we (us that don’t have FB accounts) don’t “like” Simplicity’s fb page?? 🙁

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    • Vanessa Wilson

      For each one of the action’s you complete off the list you get one entry. Some people will have more entries than others based on whether or not they have a Facebook or YouTube account.

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  • Connie

    I never heard of a felting machine until today, but after watching your video, it looks SO cool! I like to sew, and this opens up a lot of new ideas for embellishing projects. Thank you for the chance to enter Vanessa!

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  • helda montero

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because: I think my daughter’s girlscout troop would really be able to get a lot of use out of it. We make hats, scarves, etc for the homeless. This awesome machine would be a safe way to easily embellish those items.

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  • Knittingdancer on Ravelry

    This is the first time I have seen anything on this felting machine. You done a great done on the video. I have felted a few hand knitted items. It makes such a great diffenece in the look of an item when you felt it. Thanks for the chance to win this machine.

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  • §w€€t£@d¥ B¤R¡cu@

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I have a ton of fleece and I don’t know what to do with it. This machine will get my creative juices flowing. 🙂 I need this machine in my life!!!!!!!!!

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  • Goldogmom

    HI I am subscribed to your blog and would love to win this Simplicity felting machine. I want to win because I have just discovered felting and am excited to play with finding creative opportunity while using old wool sweaters and other craft/sewing items. It seems to be a fun way to use scraps from other projects and create beautiful things to share with family and friends.

    Thank you for the opportunity to win.

    Michelle

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  • kalonapua3

    ” I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because it will give me another avenue of crafting and a creative way of making things for cancer patient in honor of my 23 yrs old daughter who is a 3x cancer survivor” Thank you….I love your enthusiasm and willingness to share with others.

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  • Susan

    I would love the Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I love any and all ways of creating. I work with kids everyday and love making them stuff and showing them the different ways to be creative! I love your blog!

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  • Mosaic Magpie

    What a great giveaway! Simplicity fantastic! Really this would be wonderful to win. Needle felting by hand is so time consuming and hard on your hands. With this you get all the fun and none of the work.
    Deb

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  • Mrs. D

    Wow Vanessa, what a great video you and Simplicity put together. The Simplicity 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine looks fun and easy to operate. I’ve got lots of projects swimming around in my head after watching your video. Hope I win this.

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  • IRedS

    I also have never felted — but this looks very interesting. I have liked, subscribed, and commented — good luck to me 🙂 Thanks Vanessa — love your sewing video’s.

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  • nettie

    Oh, Vanessa, I think you have the “ultimate” giveaway of all! I have been wanting to learn how to felt wool for some time now. This Simplicity machine looks so awesome. I can think of about a million ways to use it, primarily sewing and embellishing things for my little granddaughter, Chloe Jane.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Nettie

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  • Melody

    Hi <3 Crafty Gemeini <3 I’m <3 DIY Leo <3 …….I made for my Son and Grandchildren a huge felt board. I’ve made a Christmas scenery, a Halloween scenery, a Winter scenery, Math, Color & Shapes etc….all by hand. The children would play for hours. I too could play for hours with the Simplicity 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine. It would be a blessing.

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  • Jan Templin

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I have never done anything with felt before and would love to learn how to use it and incorporate it into a quilting project perhaps.

    Thank you Vanessa for putting up yet another wonderful giveaway. I hope I win. I have followed you for a long time and have liked your FB page for a long time too. I just love your projects and am in awe of your endless energy and creativity. Thank you so much for sharing. Blessings, Jan

    justjay213 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  • marymac

    My sister will be fifty end of this month and loves to felt. What a wonderful present this would be for her. Wouldn’t I be the best sister if I could give this to her.

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  • Clairecomp

    This looks a superb prize, I have seen it before and have thought that it was a great idea. I would really love to add it to my craft room, and I could see it being used quite a bit. Thankyou so much for this giveaway and I really really hope I get picked to win it.

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  • petiej

    What a great contest! I would like to win the Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I have just started to do hand-felting and this would be an awesome addition to help me in my journey into The Land of Felting.

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  • Anonymous

    Wow, sure makes a person want to get creative if to have something like that. I have a lot of wool felt and would love to have a machine like that to make awesome stuff for everyone. Judy

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  • Rebekah S.

    OOOOOh, I LOVE this machine! Your tutorial shows just how easy it is. I would like to win the Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I have enjoyed seeing new felting products but they seemed hard to do. This machine will make it easier and less time consuming with an 8 month old wandering around as I’m sure you can understand. I’d LOVE to try a quilt with this machine too. Applique or even blocks using felt and/or wool.

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  • anotherid4me

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because it would open up a whole world of creativity!!!!! (how many “!!!!!!!” am I allowed?)

    love your style, love how clearly you demonstrate what you’re doing!

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  • ConnieLK

    I have heard of felting machines, but had no idea it was so easy. I also thought you had to have special materials to use. Thanks for the great info.

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  • Delia15

    Hi Vanessa, I watched your video evaluation of the Simplicity machine felter and was impressed with how easy it is to work. I would like to win the Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because it would add the extra special touch to quilt blocks I am learning to make. If one doesn’t own an embroidery machine, this might be the next best thing to add texture and a little pizzazz to totes and handbags and quilt blocks. Thanks for hosting the contest. I’ve enjoyed your YouTube videos and now your blog.

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  • Susan Michael

    I want to win simplicity’s needle felting machine because being creative will be easy with this machine – I will be able to make scraves for my fmaily and friends and make great fiber art!!!

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  • Rhonda D.

    What a wonderful giveaway!! Would love to win the felting machine!! There
    are so many cool things to make!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  • Aura-Lee

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because this looks like a fun and safe way to teach my 6yr old daughter Rowan how to felt. She would have a field day with this ( me too 🙂 ) I might even get my 12 yr old son Duncan to give it a go. 🙂

    Thank you,
    Aura-Lee
    roosmama@comcast.net

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  • hennies.pennies

    I have a little felting kit with a couple of needles. Who knew that Simplicity would come up with a machine that could do this! What an awesome idea. It sure would be wonderful to win!! Thanks so much for the opportunity. Be especially blessed, Kathy

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  • ellen

    I’ve tried needle felting but this looks so much better. I want to win Simplicity’s 12 needle deluxe felting machine because I think I would use it to make some awesome flowers and fiber art quilts.

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  • PickleLady

    I would love the Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I’ve recently become totally addicted to felting! I’d make purses and 3-D fiber sculptures with it. I hope I win! *crosses fingers*

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  • Carmen Nuland

    I did all the steps you requested. I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I do knit and crochet as well as a little sewing. This looks like so much fun!!

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  • beebee

    I did all the steps to try to win the Felting Machine.
    I do not see the post I left earlier. I must have pressed the wrong button or something.
    This felting machine would be great to have to do fun projects!
    I hope I win1

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  • Sol

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Delixe Felting Machine because I’d love to do amazing things with felt like you do! Plus I want to do my own felted fabrics!! I really love your blog and your videos! Thank you!

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  • Kathryn Whitehead

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I love crafty projects. I already sew, crochet, and make wreaths! I would love to add felting to my repertoire! Because I have no children of my own, I enjoy making clothes for my little neighbor girls across the street. I think this would be another fabulous way to make things for them and myself!

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  • Anonymous

    I felt by crocheting but would love to be able to felt this way as well. I make felted purses nd have been selling them. They are all unique.

    SpunkiPunki68

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  • Rose

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I have a lot of ideas of items that I would love to felt — children’s toys, fabric books for toddler’s, etc.

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  • melanie lashua

    I want to win Simplicity’s 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine because I have the hand felting tools and I love it but this machine would make it a whole lot easier and I can get more creative with my projects. Thanks for the chance to win this machine.

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  • Stephanie

    Hi
    I have one of these and its great, but I’m having problems changing 2 of the needles, the allen key is slipping inside the hole to unscrew it – have you had this problem and can you offer me any advise.

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