I got myself a Janome Embellisher about 10 months ago, after having used one years ago at University. I never really needed one at home before, but now I wouldn’t be without it…it’s how I create most of my needle felted bags and scented heart sachets.
These machines are a great idea if you want to needle felt larger areas and you have limited time which rules out the hand needle process. They are coming down in price too, becoming more affordable and there are is a wide range of varieties available too including Toyota and Brother.
If you didn’t want to spend a lot, but like the idea of needle felting with you sewing machine, then I think you can also get an attachment. Be warned though once fitted it converts your sewing machine to a felter permanently so try to get hold of an old/spare machine from either a friend or thrift shop if this is your preferred option.
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