Category Archives: Design

Recreating a Still Life Failure

I originally created this still life of a vase of flowers in 2016 for a quarterly challenge. The plan was to create dimensional flowers in a still life but I didn’t pay enough attention to the overall design/composition and the … Continue reading

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Photos as reference and inspiration Part 2

Part 2 (part 1 https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/08/12/photos-as-reference-and-inspiration-part-1/ )   1 Thinking back to my earlier post on photos as reference and inspiration I was looking at the lilacs from my back yard and seeing inspiration for nuno felted scarves.  Using the flower … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs.

I got my dryer balls and my soap done and it is now up at the museum store. the dryer balls have information on how to use them on the back and the tag explains them as well. A few … Continue reading

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Felted Scissor Cases Continued.

A while back I did a post about making scissor cases. scissor case post  I made a prototype and everyone liked them when I showed them around. I ordered more scissors and last week I made some more. The scissors … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Almost Finished.

I will show you how things have been going with my second quarter challenge piece. If you missed my last instalment it is here. seascape-progress I finished adding the green for the vegetation. Next I worked on the flattened serf … Continue reading

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Seascape progress

I have worked a little on my seascape so it is progressing. Last time I showed you the beginning 2nd-quarter-challenge-started/  After I felted it, the front wave mostly disappeared and the white for the flowers was gone too. I should … Continue reading

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Keeping my hands busy

This is just a little something to keep my hands busy, like knitting which I don’t do.  I was playing games on my phone too much, to fill time and all that does is waste time and give me a … Continue reading

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