Introducing the Gentle Roller: a revolutionary machine for fiber artists in the 21st Century. Say goodbye to the exhausting and repetitive process of hand rolling felt.
Designed to complement your studio, the Gentle Roller is not only safe and attractive but also a game-changer. With this machine by your side, you'll have more time to focus on important activities like planning your next masterpiece or enjoying a well-deserved break.
Unlike other machines, the Gentle Roller features an oscillating action, forward and backward rolling (hand rolling action). Of course, if needed, you can roll in just one direction.
Available in two sizes, the GR1100 range features an 1100mm (43inch) drive roller while the larger GR1400 range features a 1400mm (55inch) drive roller.
The Gentle Roller allows you to take full control of the felting process with the ability to adjust the speed, the forward and reverse rotations, and the number of cycles through the user-friendly touch pad and display.
To cater to all your felting needs, the Gentle Roller includes specially designed drive rollers. Whether you're working on soft, lightweight felts, intricate sculptural pieces, small rugs or large garments, the Gentle Roller machine has you covered.
Further setting the Gentle Roller apart is its fulling drum, a unique and stylish addition that completes the felting process shrinking your pre-felt by up to 75% in surface area.
With a high torque, low voltage, 24W DC motor, the Gentle Roller is efficient and suitable for use worldwide. Plus, every component is guaranteed for 2 million cycles or 2 years.
Experience the next level of felting with the Gentle Roller, the ultimate companion for fiber artists.
The Gentle Roller - wet felt rolling machine (wet felting machine)
Patented features include the drive roller and oscillating drive.
Whether you make fine nuno felts, textured felt, heavy felt, unusual shapes or item using a resist, The Gentle Roller wet felt rolling machine (wet felting machine) can make your felting life easier.
The links below will take you to some of our early Gentle Roller demonstration videos. More recent demonstration videos are available to owners through our exclusive content.
We don't care much for 'bling'. The short video below gives you a quick insight into how the Gentle Roller works. It's not a glossy production - it's just real footage of the very first Gentle Roller wet felt rolling machine from our 2017 'crowd funding' era.
We can't demonstrate in detail every type of felting as the scope is way too large. But if you are looking for a basic guide to using The Gentle Roller that shows all the typical processes look no further.