While making felt at home is a simple process which requires little in the way of special equipment, some people prefer the convenience of buying felt. Commercially produced felt made from manmade fibres is readily available from craft stores. Wool felt is less widely available, however many felt textile artists sell pieces of felt or are happy to take commissions. A local textile group will be able to give more information.
Felt is a versatile product that can be used in many crafts. The wide range of felts available, along with the ease of making felt at home, make this a wonderful material for crafting with.