Needle felting is still a relatively unknown art form. It is done by stabbing into wool fibers with a very sharp, barbed needle over and over. New Felt using the felting needle.
It was a time when felting was not well known in her home country of Denmark. Since she wasn't bound by any tradition, Birgitte was able to create her own techniques, using needle felting, to give her human, animal and landscape sculptures a lifelike... The needles used for needle felting were not designed for hand crafting - they are designed for industry.