Back to Padding!! In the "n s" picture below, I show an example of the under-padding. This is what it sounds like - the layer(s) of padding that is ,eamt to build up the padding. It is intended to make a depth in certain areas. Often, one might use many layers to get a ton of height although I use the one as the letters are too thin to use more.
I just love the softness one affects by using felt padding.
I have traced the drawing onto felt and then cut out each letter:
Here is a photo log of the top layer of padding: