Author Archives: annielynrosie

About annielynrosie

rosiepink is a mother and daughter team.

Landscape Challenge – Uffington Horse and Some Tiny Abstract Landscapes

Lyn I took inspiration, for the ‘Landscape Challenge’, from an old photo of my dad stood in front of ‘The Long Man’ of Wilmington in East Sussex.  The figure is carved into the chalk hill and is approx 235 feet … Continue reading

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Happy Creative New Year – Let The Challenges Begin!

‘The Felting and Fiber Forum’ devise quarterly challenges to encourage us all to have a go at developing our fibre skills – there’s no entry fee, no judging, nor any prize money! But there’s the potential for experimentation and fun … Continue reading

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Christmas Tea Cosy

There are lots of pretty things you can buy for the kitchen to use at Christmas, but where do you store them for the rest of the year? So I decided to decorate my felted tea cosy for Christmas in … Continue reading

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Felting with yarns

The challenge for this quarter is “surface decoration by twists, tubes, yarns” and I chose to use only yarns as surface decoration. This is my inspiration photo, taken by my daughter Annie, on a local beach.  I used it to … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE PRE-FELT

Pre-felt is quick and easy to make.  It’s used to make definite shapes in a layout – a shape that’s cut from pre-felt is called an ‘inlay’.  Pre-felt is firm enough to cut but loose enough to felt into other … Continue reading

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‘THE WINDFARM’ – A SIMPLE SEASCAPE

Small abstract seascapes are quick and easy to make.  Just lay down some coloured horizontal lines and ‘hey presto’ the eye is tricked! Make 3 base layers of wool fibres – start with a vertical layer so that the 3rd … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge – Beach Flowers

I love the challenges and the brief for this one is “to add something underneath the top layer of wool that will change the surface after felting”. I added resists under the top layers of wool to enable me to … Continue reading

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