Category Archives: sculptural felt

Do Animals Have Emotions?

This may seem like a rather philosophical title for a textile blog but please bear with me, I wanted to share a new direction and body of work with you. These thoughts and ideas have been slowly percolating through the … Continue reading

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Another prefelt seedpod

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. A few weeks ago, Ruth posted about how the shape of a seedpod she made using prefelt was influenced by differential shrinkage. I thought I would try out this technique … Continue reading

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I’ve got rainbows on my mind

First of all, happy Thanksgiving to everyone reading this in the US! I hope you had a nice celebration. Today I’m sharing some rainbow-y fibre I created, plus a “throwback” item that I hope you’ll like. Being an indie dyer … Continue reading

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Chico the needle felted dog

Hello, Leonor here. My guest post for today is going to be a simple “show and tell” as the weather here in London is too warm for complicated thoughts! Some of you might be aware that I am a fibre … Continue reading

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Jan’s 3rd Quarter 2017 Challenge Part 2

Part 2 of Jan’s post:  Part 2 create the base and start the octopus Layout the background. I had a bag of mystery white wool and some super wash merino, combining them together, I started my base layer. Then I … Continue reading

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Jan’s 3rd Quarter 2017 Challenge Part 1

My friend Jan really got into the 3rd quarter challenge. She worked on it most of the summer and fall. If you have read other posts by Jan you know she is a great story teller. So, I had to … Continue reading

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Throwback Post – Texture

We were talking about doing some ‘throwback’ posts this year, and while I was giving the site a bit of a tidy-up and adding a new 3D page over the New Year, I came across this one of mine from … Continue reading

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