Sunday, May 10, 2009


This months challenge is about Creating something with a useful purpose

Title snowstar pillow
Dimensions 33x33cm
Techniques & Materials Used norwegian c1 wool a tiny bit of sewing yarn
Date Created 05-05-2009

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

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

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

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.


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

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.

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

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


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.

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

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

"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.

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

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

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

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.

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