I recently made myself a felted cuff from a failed project (got to use them up!), and wore it at one of my craft fairs. Vivienne, one of the other stall holders took a shine to it and asked if I would make her one, so I did and here is the process.
Vivienne chose purples blues and pinks as the colour palette.
I started with two layers of Aubergine Merino, one of my favourite colours I thinks, such a rich deep purple.
I then added all the decoration, which was the above colours blended, and lots of silks and curly locks.
It was then wet felted.
Once dry it was then time to cut to size.
I then interfaced the back because I wanted to free motion sew it to strengthen it a little for wearing. Here is the back.
Here is the front.
I wanted to jazz it up even more by adding a few beads, so I pulled these out of my stash.
Here it is after beading.
I luckily had a piece of this lovely purple tweed fabric in my stash to use as a backing to cover up all the inside stitching.
I then cut it to size, added an elasticated loop and pinned it all together to sew.
Here is the back, quite neat eh??
Here is the front along with a button sewn on for fastening. I had previously asked Vivienne for her wrist measurement.
She seemed very pleased with it and put it on straight away.