Monday, July 26, 2010
June Challenge- Felt an Abstract
Title: Welted Waves
Dimensions: 19" x 16"
Techniques & Materials Used: Merino, falkland, silk carrier rods, wool neps, silk, wool yarn
Date Created: February, 2010
Artists Name: Pat Moore (patdixie)
Title: "Fire under the Snow"
Dimensions: 13.5 inches by 18"
Fibres: Dark Romney, Targhee/Rambouillet, Finn, Angelina, silk, and other local wool from mixed breed sheep
Wet felting, with needle felting for details.
Completed June 2010.
Inspired by volcano eruption in Iceland.....
Title: Hot Topography
Dimensions: 11" diameter
Techniques & Materials Used: mixxed breed wool, merino, Wensleydale locks, various embroidery threads; wet felted, hand embroidered
Date Created: May 2010
Artists Name: Ruth Lane
Title: Floor mat
Dimensions: 2m x 1.5 at start. 1.5m x1.4m at end
Techniques & Materials Used: Prefelt core, Needlefelted finn wool mix, prefelted rectangles of assorted green wool!
Date Created:June 2010
Artists Name:Amanda Heikkinen
Here is my entry for this months challenge.
title: "Moroccan Fantasy"
Dimensions: 12 x 9 inches.
Techniques and Materials used: Merino fibre, hand dyed Mohair locks, hand dyed Silk carrier rods, hand dyed cotton scrim. Wet felted and machine embroidered.
Date: 20th June 2010.
68cm x 74cm
Wet and needle felted
Merino 64 wool and bamboo
Dimensions: Approx 30 x 40 cm
Technique & materials: Wet felted merino wool with silk hankies and trapped threads. Felted in one large piece, then cut into sections and felted further. Embellished with buttonhole stitch, beads, thread covered washers and kumihimo braids. Inspired by the colours of the sunset at sea.
Date created: Completed June 2010
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