Pandagirl’s Year End Round Up 2017
I’m always amazed at what I accomplished at the end of year. This year I took a few classes in order to expand my creativity in addition to experimenting on my own. I also tried to use up more materials and finish some UFOs.
Here is a bedside case for odds and ends made with some merino inside and unknown fiber batt with silk embellishment.
Experimenting with different types of yarn to make a table runner.
Our First Quarter Challenge – Fauvism.
Weaving then felting.
A Valentine gift for granddaughter Lisa.
Teri Berry’s Snail hat class.
Finishing and hanging an eco print. Crochet around wire bowl.
Framing the felted weaving.
I did a lot of experimenting with crochet stitches.
Practicing for Ruth’s Free Motion Embroidery class.
Crochet hats for my granddaughter and her new premature brother Ken.
A dimensional potholder.
Learning more crochet stitches.
Making a crochet hook case from a crochet sample.
A bowl for the Second quarter Challenge – Celtic
Using yarn on a resist for a vase cover.
Adding dimension to the hummingbird/tiger lily picture.
Felt and crochet earrings.
Crochet beaded bowl with stiffener.
A Pumpkin for Ken.
The Third Quarter Challenge – Edo Period; felt and hand embroidery Sakura.
Ribbon embroidery and framing.
Playing with thickened dye for Ruth’s class on felt.
Finishing a case from UFO pile and FME Butterfly
Maneki-Neko for Third Quarter Challenge Edo Period.
Framing the Rooster.
More stencil play with acrylic and thickened dye.
The Fourth Quarter Challenge — Suprematist
Penguin’s Poinsettia Holiday card.
A couple of scarves for my daughter in laws parents in Japan where it’s as cold as Chicago.
I want to let everyone know I am taking a leave of absence to focus on my health and family. I will be around just not posting weekly. We have a lot of talented artists that will be filling in starting with Tracey Thompson next week.
I want to thank everyone for helping out to give me this time. If you or someone you know has something to share — it doesn’t have to be felt but anything fiber related including paper, please contact me or one of the other moderators on the forum and we’ll get you on the schedule.
I hope everyone has a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! Happy Creating in 2018!
16 thoughts on “Pandagirl’s Year End Round Up 2017”
Great montage Marilyn, as usual I am drawn to anything to do with trees, so I particularly love your machine stitched tree with the birds on the reddish background.
Wishing you and your family a happy and peaceful New Year, keep an eye on us! 🙂
Thanks Tracey! I love trees, too, and that’s one of my favorites. Happy New Year to you as well. And thnaks again for helping out.
That was a very productive and rich fiber year, Marilyn. Wishing you all the best in the coming year..
Thanks Nada! Happy Fibery New Year to you!
An unbelievable amount of lovely work Marilyn! I wish that 2018 will be as you want, and I look forward to reading your occasional posts.
Thanks Lyn! It didn’t seem like as much as previous years, just a lot of smaller projects this year. Have a Happy Fibery New Year!
Thank you for sharing & inspiring me.Be well
You’re welcome and thanks. We’d love to see your creations so be sure to pop in on the forum and share.
I had forgotten all of the lovely felted items you made this year! Not to mention your awesome crochet work… A beautiful array of goodies. I hope you enjoy your much needed break in the
Thanks Cathy! It’s been a different Fiber year for me, but I always love to experiment and learn. Have a Happy Fibery New Year!
It is amazing how much we all get done. I hope the time off will give you loads of rest and that your health improves quickly.
It is amazing and fun. My list keeps getting longer so I’ll be anxious to get back to creating. Thanks Ruth, I hope so, too.
It’s great looking back isn’t it, Marilyn? 🙂 You did such a wide variety of things, but I noticed a theme of flowers and nature!
Thanks Zed! It’s alwyas interesting to see how much we accomplish in a year.
Thanks Marilyn, you have inspired me, I wish you all the very best for 2018
Thanks Pamster! Have a creative New Year! I look forward to seeing your creations.