What a fantastic use of color and texture! This vessel is truly a work of art! You can see her use of luxury fibers including Tussah Silk, Cocoons and Silk Hankies.
“I was off from work for a total of 5 days. So of course I felted every breathing moment. Experimenting and just having creative fun”
– Camelia Wogu, California
We love seeing the before and after photos! Isn’t this a lovely composition?
“I made this scarf using Living Felt’s green silk and I’m going to try cutting it up like Marie showed to make it longer. I love the colours.”
– Kelly Dal Busco, NSW Australia
Astounding, Remarkable, Brilliant! Sonja shared in our fb group how she made this INCREDIBLE hat!!! It took a lot of finagling, but she really pulled it off!
“So i made a hatter jacket to go with the hatter hat. Nuno felt and i have a love hate relationship.
I love the potential but never seem to have enough control (or space). This uses silk chiffon dyed with coffee, asparagus merino, merino luxury batt in forest, and the Autumn leaves artist pack. I adapted the pattern from a Russian dress pattern. Please excuse my sad hatter makeup and selfie timer portrait session.”
– Sonja Weeks-Oswalt, Tennessee
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
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 little picture entitled “Happy Camper” was created as a gift for a friend. Felting a small picture with simple detail and design can be quite fun!
All the fibers were laid out on the base layer, and then the picture was wet felted.
Base layer = Living Felt PF-X Prefelt batt cut to size, MC-1 Batts, Dyed Tussah Silk, Merino Top, Dyed Sheep’s Locks.
Details and texture were added with needle felting and top stitching on the sewing machine. Lower the feed dogs and raise the presser foot so you can stitch freely. Add embroidery also!
Erin Butler Models her stylish wet felted cowl made with our fine Merino Tops in Charcoal and Dijon, with accents of wool nepps and silk blends or silk hankies to get the vein-like textures on top. They are also fabulously reversible!
Erin says they will make great gifts while also serving as explorations in design. Each weighs approximately 2oz, starting size is approximately 17.5″ x 15.5″ and they are wet felted over a resist. Erin shares that the resist is shaped to help hold the fibers in place and prevent the from slipping off
What an inspiring project and our gratitude to Erin for sharing her technique! Remember to test/measure for shrinkage 🙂