January challenges our Felting Forum members to explore the many feelings of the color blue. We have so many wonderful and creative interpretations.
Enjoy the spectacular Blues!
3 1/2 x 3 1/2
Merino, silks, Alpaca fibre genuine turquoise beads.
wet and needlefelted.
Tess Mallett (asset crafts)
Under the deep blue ocean
wool, silk, polyester flash
Completed Jan 3rd 2009
artist: Cytel Snyder
wetfelted background, with needlefelted foreground.
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Oak Forest Art Works
Title: Tropical Trial and Error
Dimensions: approx. 6.5" diam.
Techniques & Materials Used: wetfelted with merino
Date Created: jan 5th
Made by: Ona Peeters
Title: Blue NE (cklace-sca) RF
Dimensions: 160cm long
Techniques & Materials Used: merino wool
Date Created: 07-01-09
MTRuth - Professional Member
Machine Needle felted and wet felted; Hand dyed wool, metallic paint
Pam de Groot
"Hat with Blue Flowers."
Merino wool with fabric flowers felted in.
Wet felted hat made on a resist with fabric additions and some beading.
Dimensions: Measures 7.5" across 4.25" tall & 4.25" wide
Techniques and Materials used: Blue needle-felted (100% wool) butterfly with black needle-felted (100% wool) detailing on wire (pipe-cleaner) armature.
Date Completed: Jan 13, 2009
Tree and Birds tapestry
Created beginning of January, 2009
It is about 14 by 11 inches
I used mostly Merino wool, wet and needle felting
Title: Blue Dog
Dimensions: 5.5x 7.25 inches
Techniques & Materials Used : Needlefelted with merino 64's on craft felt
Date completed: 14th January 2009
Title: Business card holder
Materials: mixed breed colour blend wool, silk
Technique: wet felted bag, needle felt picture, hand spun silk
Date completed: January 15, 2009
Artist: Ann McElroy
Shepherds' Spring Farm
North Gower, Ontario, Canada
Scarlette Blue Horizon.
51.5 cm ( 20.2" ) x 18 cm ( 7" ). The measurement between snaps is 35 cm ( 13.8" ).
Wet felting. Merino wool, silk, vintage buttons, snaps Fall 2008.
Made by Edenwool in Canada.
Love Bird w/ Heart Balloon
6" tall, 4" long, 2 1/2" wide
Needle Felted - Corriedale wool w/ wire
January 14, 2009
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30 x 35cm (12x14;)
Combined wet and needle felted tapestry with wet felted balls in australian merinos
Created Jan 7-17th 2009
by Judelicious felts
Go on! Just 'av a go!
Mixed wool core c/w C1 flesh, unknown taupe fiber accent, Blue C1, and a unknown heather accent, all needle and dry felted, 13" seated.
Title: Turquoise Fantasy
Dimensions: App. 4" X 7"
Techniques & materials: needle felting : wool, wire, glue
Date Created: 1-17-09
A Summer Day
4 1/2" high x 3 1/2" wide at the top.
Made of wool by needle felting. finished 1-20-09
jeanm - Supporting Member
Title:Alpaca Barack "created him today while watching our new president get inaugurated"
Dimensions: 3X5 inches
Technique & materials: Needlefelted...all wool, no wire
Date Created: January 20, 2009
Artist: Jean Melton
Title Blue Prefelt
Dimensions 56x27 cms
Techniques & Materials Used Wet felted(only to prefelt) merino wool
Date Created 160109
Title In the wind
Dimensions 36x45 cms
Techniques & Materials Used Navy finn wool mix background , prefelt leaf shapes - wet felted
Date Created 28.01.09
Artists Name Amanda
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13 x 11
black alpaca fleece, saphire blue alpaca fleece, and added the dyed mohair locks.
Title: Kerry Blue Terrier
Dimensions: 4.5" high x 5.5" long
Techniques & Materials Used: Chenille stem armature; Needle felted natural colored Border Leicester/Corriedale/Cheviot cross wool over a Romney wool core for the body; natural black Alpaca for the beard & eyebrows; Glass eyes & Nose
Date Created: January 2009
Artist: Marilyn Jensen
Title: Colorado Sky Goddess Spirit Doll
Dimensions: 6" inches by 4" inches (not including locks)
Techniques & Materials Used: She was needle felted from Merino with a little bit of Angelina. The locks are Romney lamb.
Date Created: January 21, 2009
Artists Name: Mary Beth Laire Callaghan (Novembersfyre)
Title: "Peacock's Surroundings"
Dimensions: 7" X 9" X .25"
Techniques & Materials Used: Single needle felted on wet felted background using 100% NZ Corriedale wool.
Date Created: 01-24-09
Artists Name: Tammy T. Long
blue clutch bag.
royal blue prefelt from Back to Back Alpaca and a variety of rovings including alpaca and merino.
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Li'l Janice Joplin
by Kay Petal
Needle Felted Wool
Norwegian C1 over core wool
Hair - Cotswold and Mohair Locks
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Swirls of blue'
120mm high X 160mm diameter.
wet felted from merino and mulberry silk.
Monday 26th January
Artist: Nicola Brown
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Kaza - Professional Member
Her body(so to speak) is made from Alpaca, Her shawl is a blend of Alpaca /merino and her hair is merino with a blend of silk. She stands 7 inch high and she's still very cranky.
Title: EYE glasses case
Dimensions: approx. 3 x 6,5 inches
Techniques & Materials Used: case wetfelted of finewool and eyes needlefelted
Date Created: Jan 27th 2009
Made by: Gunilla Rehn Sweden
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Title: Santa Fe Sunset
Dimensions: pouch 4" x 4"
Technique: wet felt/resist, needlefelt, beading
needle felted using merino top, shetland wool, and alpaca.
Dimensions are 2" x 3"
Date made - 1/10/09
Artist - Shannon Phifer (kenleighacres)
teriann - Professional Member
Title: Homeward Bound
Dimensions: 7 x 8
Technique: Needle Felted Alpaca Figures with Wet Felted Wool Clothes and saddle
teriann - Professional Member
Title: Memory of Homer
Dimension: 4 1/2 x 5
Technique: Needle Felted Alpaca Schnauzer with Wet Felted Wool Coat.
Title: Blue heart...
Dimensions: weidth 9cm x hight 9 cm = 3.5 inches x 3.5 inch Thickness: 3cm =1.2 inch
Technique: Wet felted with merino fleece and wool
Date: 29 th of January 2009
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Title: Forget Mey Not... You Are Missed
Dimensions: 7" by 4"
Techinique: Petals and Root wet felted. Remaining needle felted.
Materials: Commericial corriedale and merino, border leceister locks, glass seed beads and crystal beads.
Date Completed: January 30, 2009
That's it!! That sure didn't leave me feeling blue. FABULOUS ENTRIES Everyone!!!
Stay tuned for February's challenge as we explore the color RED!
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