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Archive for November, 2011

warm & fuzzy

felted pouch

Was finally able yesterday to delve into the Fabulous Felting class I’m taking, and completed my first ever felted project! Who knew a knowledge of different breeds of sheep would come in handy? I should have paid more attention in New Zealand!

While I’d heard of wet felting I had no idea how it was done; this is one continuously felted piece with no seams, then a ball & loop closure added. It turns out that my pouch, a bit bigger overall than perhaps I’d planned, perfectly fits my point & shoot camera. I’ve ordered some more wool tops in luscious colours, and look forward to improving my felting technique with subsequent projects.

I also managed to finally play with some Tim Holtz Distress Stains yesterday, and am pleased how this tag turned out. This image of the three wise men has really spoken to me this year; I’m sure it will be appearing on a few more projects.

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