Sunday, May 10, 2009

MAY IS ALL ABOUT PRACTICAL FELTING

This months challenge is about Creating something with a useful purpose




ingermaaike
Title snowstar pillow
Dimensions 33x33cm
Techniques & Materials Used norwegian c1 wool a tiny bit of sewing yarn
Date Created 05-05-2009
http://www.ingermaaike.etsy.com/
http://www.ingermaaike.nl/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ingermaaike2/




Mamoon
*Fleur*
12 x 6.5 cm
wet felting / spanish merino wool, silk, crystals
05 05 2009




BTRT
Title: Four Seasons Bowl
Dimensions: roughly 6" in diameter at top
Techniques & Materials Used: completely needlefelted, corrie and merino
Date Created: Fall 2008
Lori Campbell
http://beneaththerowantree.com/



geogirl
Title: Birds for Tea
Dimensions 10 by 13 inches
Techniques & Materials wool bat (unsure of kind of wool) and dyed Romney wool hand wet felted and then with a design needle felted on also with dyed Romney wool and some alpaca wool mix.
Date Created December 2008
Rebecca



Hanabanana
Title: Handbag for Mum
Dimensions: approx 30cm wide
Materials/Technique: Wet felted with a resist; Merino, silk, mohair, cotton embroidery thread, swarovski crystals
Created: Finished on 9th May 2009 - just in time - this was a mothers day gift for my mum.
http://pigletpastures.blogspot.com/






Feltfinland
http://www.feltfinland.com/
http://feltfinland.blogspot.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/feltfinland/




viltk
Title: Sneak previeuw of the Dress for Meg's Holy Communion
Dimensions: 70 cm long, 36-51 cm wide (aprox 27.56 inch x 14.17- 20 inch)
Materials:ponge silk, white merino wool, blue silk
Technique: Wet felted with a resist
Created: February 27th 2009
http://www.viltalakim.etsy.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/16449646@N06/sets/72157616439337206/







Tess
Title: Baby Booties with puppies.
Dimensions: OES Booties approx 4 inches, Wheaten terrier booties approx 3 1/2 inches.
Materials: NZ Merino and Leather for soles. (only the OES have the soles sewn on.)
Technique: Wet felted with a resist, and hand stitched leather soles, puppies were needle felted then lightly wet felted to make them more secure.
date created: 2008.



MTRuth
Title: Turtle Coaster
Dimensions: 3"x4.5"
Materials: Mixed breed hand dyed wool, polyester embroidery thread
Technique: Wet felted with sander, free motion machine embroidered (thread sketching)
Date Created: 4/09
http://ruthsfiberphotos.blogspot.com/
http://www.purplepomegranate.com/



Fee
Title: Earth-bowl
Dimensions: 5 inches high, 9 inches diameter
Techniques & Materials Used: Bowl and flowers wet felted Merino, little pebbles needle felted
Date Created: May 23/09
Artists Name: Fee


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Sycamore Moon Studios
FromSycamore Moon Studios
It measures 5.5 inches in diameter and 2.5 inches high.
Made with dyed Cottswold and an acrylic eye.
Needle felted and then wet felted.
http://sycamoremoonstudios.etsy.com/
http://feltmusings.blogspot.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sycamoremoonstudios/





zed
Title: Camera case
Dimensions: 5x 4.25 inches
Techniques & Materials Used: Merino and black and white bamboo top. Made using a flat resist, and wet felted
Date Created: 12th May 2009
Artists Name: zed
http://feltbyzed.blogspot.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/zedster01





SpringtimeDesigns
Title - Dog Collar
Dimensions - 16 inches long x 1.25 inches wide
Techniques & Materials Used - Black, red, and blue layers of wool were wet felted over a vinyl collar.
Top layers of felt were scissored away to reveal the colors underneath.
Date Created - May 2009
Artists Name - Marilyn Jensen




fleurdefibre
"Pearls of Wisdom".
Length of cords: chenille rayon: 109"
Linen cord: 125"
Pearls are between 1" to 2" diam. not quite round.
The pouch is from a felt piece of 13" by 8" approx. Folded in two, one bottom and one top.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fleurdefibre



Felty felt
Title: Henny Penny Tea Cosy
Materials: Just dyed merino wool and two black glass beads for eyes, wet felted resist.
Date created: 5th May





judelicious
Title: Ukukele coveralls
Materials used: One is made with undyed NZ Gotland wool (this was my 'sample' to check out the felting properties of this fibre. The other is a mix of hmmm, alpaca and merino x leicester, i think.
Dimensions: About 25cm x 55cm (flat)
Created: May 09
Judelicious felts
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judeliciousfelts/






trixie
Fun hat.
Materials; Grey Finn cross,Grey Alpaca and Hand dyed Perendale wool.
Made over a resist.
Height; 15 cm aprox.
Width; 27
Lenght;31



coraldee
It is the picture on a cushion I am making to sit on when I'm driving to bring me up a little more where I can see over the steering wheel. anyway it is about 15" X 17" varying in depth from about one half inch on front edge to about 3 inches on the back edge. I started it with needle felting then did some wet felting and now am back to needle felting. Polyfil to start with covered with mostly merino and a little corriedale.
http://coraldee.etsy.com/
http://coraldee.artfire.com/
http://corky-coraldee.blogspot.com/

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