“Am invited to show my wall hangings at a gallery in Winston so had to make something to wear to “stand out” as a felter. Kinda like all those gorgeous designs you see on Pinterest with descriptions you can’t read cause who knows what language it is. Anyway this was my attempt at “fashion”. Thank you Marie for all your Wooly Wednesday “tips””
– Kathleen Simon, North Carolina
What a gorgeous composition and fabulous felted necklace!
“Here are some of my new creations. My last project was the blueberry necklace. It was made from blue shades of blended merino silk. The middle of the berries were needle felted with black merino wool. For the berries I used the wet felting method.
I made the daffodil brooch as a celebration for the upcoming spring season. I used white merino top for the petals and varying shades of yellow merino top wool and silk for the middle of the flower. I also made my favorite flower, the oriental poppy. I used powder colored merino top and pink and purple silk fibers.
Using the wet felting method, I tried many varieties of soaps and Living Felt olive soap is by far the best I have used to create these beauties. Thank you for your wonderful products! Happy Spring!”
– Vera Runova, Minnesota
This was a great inspiration piece with HOT TIPS shared in our facebook group, THANK YOU, Christine!
“I finally finished this one! I lost my mojo for a couple of weeks, but this piece sat, half done, and waited it out, and now my mojo is back! It’s all Living Felt wool, and the flowers are cut up LF lavender silk hankies!
I did something a little different this time – I wanted to transfer the butterfly onto this piece after the background was done so I dry ironed the entire background, and then ironed on the transfer. It worked great!
The fuzzies were tamed, the needle marks virtually disappeared, and I was left with a nice, flat surface for the transfer! It would be worth trying on your next pet portrait if you want to put in a little background.”
– Christine Kancler, Wisconsin
We are so inspired by this young artist!
“I was so proud of my granddaughter who did her very first felting project with me. She pretty much made the sweet little Easter purse herself. The outside is a pretty lemon yellow and the inside is pink. She made the rope handles and the flowers too!
I was really worried about how I could help her design and cut the flowers on the bag. Well, I shouldn’t have worried! I turn my back for a while to help my other granddaughter with her wet felting project and when I looked back at Isabella she had already designed and cut the flowers and was busily putting them together.
I think the purse turned out adorable, don’t you think? I was really proud of the job she did for her first time ever wet felting. Yeah, Isabella!”
Becky Hostetter, Oregon
submitted for Isabella Brann.
Judy is quite a prolific felter and you might recall she won an award last year for one of her folk art pieces. This Mexican cross is perfect for our theme this week.
“Hi Everyone! I am really happy with my outcome after studying folk art patterns and going through a few fits and starts with this first folk art project.
I used a 38 Star (mostly) for the first time (thank you to the team that tended to my order recently)!
Hope you enjoy seeing your fiber in this pattern! (Midnight Blue, Violet, Orchid, White, Mandarin.)
… you all are just plain great!”
– Judy Chapman, New Mexico
fb: Judy Ball Creations
We shared this lovely piece during our Wooly Wednesday broadcast earlier this week — isn’t if sweet? JoAnn always tags us on facebook with #livingfeltwool. We love seeing what she’s up to!
“Wanted to share my pincushion with this week’s themed colors! I used my own pottery base (I own MudWorks Pottery in Pennsylvania) and Living Felt’s core wool and several MC 1 preferred batts! Love your products and really love the customer service! “
-JoAnn Stratakos, Pennsylvania
These personalized bags are such a special gifts!
“I wanted to share my Christmas project with Living Felt viewers. I made these bags for three of my grandchildren. Addie’s is a doll carrier. Felix loves dinosaurs and Jameson’s is a picture of the tractor his grandpa gave him.”
– Mary Decker, Wisconsin