Wonderful Needle Felted Angel of Light

Angel of Light by Barb Sackel featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

Angel of Light, Barb Sackel, New York

This week we share with you four different artists who have created art works on similar subjects, using four very different approaches to create a 2D work of fiber art.

This wonderful work art is based on a cross stitch pattern – we think it is a brilliant needle felt rendition!

“Done with my second piece. This one was titled angel of light by lavender and lace. It was a Crosstitch pattern. I had some trouble converting the pattern as you can see in the picture.

Angel of Light by Barb Sackel featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

I used batt, roving, merino top and locks. I used the locks in the ribbon and from a distance it looks like velvet. I wet felted the background with Roving and used Angelina fibers. On to the next……”

Mother and Child Blended Wool Picture

Mother and Child Blended Wool Picture by Yuliya Chayka featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

“Mother and Child”, Yuliya Chayka (in English letters) St. Petersburg, Russia

This week we share with you four different artists who have created art works on similar subjects, using four very different approaches to create a 2D work of fiber art.

“My dear friends!! On December 24, on the eve of the Catholic Christmas, two years ago my daughter Sonya was born!! This is the great Christmas gift) Probably, it’s no coincidence, I managed to finish my new woolen picture “Mother and Child” today!

Merry Christmas to all!”

This amazing “wool picture” is not felted. Yuliya hand blends the wool in small amounts and builds the picture up layer by layer until is framed under glass. She is using small amounts of fine Merino Top in tiny pinches. The process is much like that used for wet felting a picture, but she does not needle felt it or wet felt at all.

This image was shared in our facebook group – and there is a video (albeit in Russian) where she demonstrates her methods.

If you go to our fb group, search Yuliya Chayka

Lovely Felted Virgin Mary

Felted Virgin Mary by Kimberly Pulli featured on www.livingfelt.com/blogMother Mary, Kimberly Pulli, Pennsylvania

This week we share with you four different artists who have created art works on similar subjects, using four very different approaches to create a 2D work of fiber art.

Kimberly Pulli of Pulli’s Woollies is fast becoming known for her incredible art work purses featuring unique and beautiful faces of women. This lovely Virgin Mary is on a purse that was a gift for her Mother-in-Law. Kimberly wet felts the purse and uses it as a canvas. Her process includes both wet felting and needle felting in stages.

She uses Living Felt MC-1 Batts, Merino Tops, Luster Fibers, Silk Fabrics and other fibers for her textural art works.

We are very excited that Kimberly will come teach a class at Living Felt this summer.

Felting Faces Class with Kimberly Pulli featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

We still have space in her 3-day class in July. It is going to be fun!

Wintry Felted Snowmen

Felted Snowman by Marjolein Wolverson featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

Marjolein made her base shapes out of core wool, and then wrapped then in 19.5 micron prefelt, they look wonderful!

“My mom’s present is well on its way! Thank you LF for Lilly white prefelt! It’s that wonderful, I don’t want to use it!”

– Marjolein Wolverson, UK

Felted Snowmen by Woo Hofford featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

What fabulous little night lights these would make!

“Wet felting projects done this past weekend thanks to a prompt order of lily white merino top and some white tussah silk from Living Felt–thanks guys!!”

– Woo Hofford, Pennsylvania

You can make your own felted snowman using our Needle Felting Snowman and Ornaments Kit. This kit is packed so full of FUN that we can barely get it closed!! It includes enough wool and other supplies for 1 snowman and two ornaments, or 2 snowmen or more ornaments!

Fun Felted Giraffe

Felted Giraffe by Wendy Fifield featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

It seems Wendy is willing to go anywhere with her art to achieve truly unique and interesting pieces! We love this giraffe!

“A giraffe done in my series of animals. Love how the sari threads worked for the mane. Used living felt merino blend for the body [amethyst] and some gastly rough pink roving someone gave me for the spots but it worked on this.”

– Wendy Fifield, Canada

A Impressive Beginner’s Nuno Felted Neck Wrap

Nuno Felt Wrap Scarf by Thayer Abigail featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

From self pro-claimed “newbie” status to Rockin’ Felted Neck Wrap…in just one day 🙂 Within a day of downloading our Nuno Felting Tutorial for a highly textured neck wrap or scarf…Thayer made this! She used a variety of fibers including Merino Top in Teal, Lagoon, and Ruby along with locks and her own silk and embellishments.

“I made my first project! See photos in the comments!!! Thank you so much for adding me. I’m going to try to not be too much of an over-excited newbie.”

– Thayer Abigail, Louisiana

 

Beautiful Sunset Felt Painting

Felted Painting by Suzanne Cabrera Towry featured on www.livingfelt.com/blog

A HUGE Congratulations to Suzanne Cabrera Towry for her award and recognition of truly inspiring art work!

“Yippee. Proud to report I received an award of 3rd place for 2-dimensional art at the Spring Art Fest exhibit in my community. This was my first juried exhibit. Thank you Marie and all my friends at Living Felt… I created this with Living Felt’s amazing Merino Top and Tussah Silk colors. I couldn’t have done it without you. I learn so much from all of you!”

“Sunset on Lake Norman”

– Suzanne Cabrera Towry, North Carolina
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