Maybe fellow felters can help me out… for the last year I have been listing my pieces under the sub category of ‘felt’ but I have always felt this isn’t quite right.
As a buyer when I am looking at felt, I understand it to be ready made sheets, either acrylic or wool but as a felter I know my pieces are not felt but rather ‘felted’- it’s a subtle but significant difference. By choosing ‘felt’ it suggests I have may have pre bought sheets and crafted my pieces via this method- while this is hard work, the description somewhat takes away from the labour intensiveness of needle or wet felting, thus casting doubt as to the price point.
It takes me days to needle/wet felt my own sheets and pieces and feel they would fit better under the sub category of ‘wool’ but this isn’t currently an option.
So my question is: what sub category do you list your needle/wet felted pieces under?
I noticed there was a ‘Textile’ sub category too- I say all this but I wonder if customers would search for a ‘wool brooch’ or ‘wool jewellery’
Maybe I’m over thinking the whole thing but any any thoughts on the subject are welcome.