Category Archives: Surface Design

Learning curves – Part 1

In the last few months I’ve attended two felting workshops tutored by happy feltmakers who have been very generous with sharing their experiences and knowledge. The first by Jenny Pepper was titled Decorative felt Surfaces (I had no idea what … Continue reading

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Going Batty

Last week you saw Jan post about the spin in Wheels on Fire. LINK It was lots of fun and I bought a lovely batt from  Judy Kavanagh etsy.com/ca/shop/JudyKavanagh I loved the colours and it made me think of a wild landscape. … Continue reading

Posted in Fairs and Shows, Inspiration, Spinning, Surface Design, Uncategorized, Wet Felting, Wool | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Heart Cards

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you who celebrate it. I have been working on creating some simple heart cards from felt and fabric in my pursuit of “using stuff up”. My stash includes hoards of printed felt and fabric. … Continue reading

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Machine Stitching Japanese Edo Period UFO

I am still busy using stuff up and trying to do something with all the UFO’s (unfinished objects) lying around the studio. This piece was started in September 2017 for one of the Quarterly Challenges. You can see the post … Continue reading

Posted in Finishing/Framing, free motion embroidery, Nuno Felting, Surface Design | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

New Hand Stitch Project

I have been trying to “use stuff up” instead of creating new backgrounds or more felt. I have a bunch of pieces of fabric and felt that need to be used for something. So I am working on doing that … Continue reading

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Screen Printed Resists on Fabric and Paper

My art group met a couple of days ago and our project this time was screen printing on fabric and paper. A mix of screen printing medium and acrylic paint was used to print a ‘resist’ pattern on to the … Continue reading

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A Scribble Tree

Last week in Ruth’s post  Batik Post  she had a scribble tree. I have always liked them so Ruth suggested I make some. Ok them what to make. then I remembered these felt pieces I made a long time ago, I … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Design, embroidery, Experiments, felt art, Fiber Preparation, Needle Felting, Prefelt, Spinning, Surface Design | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments