Mostly, I am showing this to give an idea of how I "free-hand" lettering. I first go on my computer and pick out a font I like and print off the words I want to felt. Then, I loosely form the letters in wool, and lighty lock them in, so I can pull them off if I make an error. Here is the progression (this is the Latin name for cattails):
The pins mark a straight line:
I find it hard to draw with a fabric marking pen on nubby wool, so I "draw" with
loose wool instead!