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11  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Orange Yellow Black Needle Felted Necklace on: October 08, 2014 08:56:37 AM
This is actually the second variation on this style of necklace. My first version was in greens - just nice by subtle color variations and no embroidery. For this one I decided to try some bolder colors and some simple patterns with embroidery floss. I had to go looking for beads since I didn't have anything that really worked. I was glad to find the black, glossy beads. They offer a great texture contrast with the fiber.

I still haven't decided if I should call these shapes "petals" or "leaves" or what - maybe you can help me decide?

12  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: My first projects on: September 30, 2014 05:52:46 AM
What a wonderful start to needle felting!!! I don't think there is any better way to learn than making adorable animals!!! =^..^= Looking forward to seeing what you will do next!!!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
13  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Donut Brooch - needle felt on: September 04, 2014 01:44:03 PM
Worked late and was up again around 4:30am

Both are probably about 2.7"




14  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Donut Brooch - needle felt on: September 03, 2014 05:36:26 AM
THanks!!!  Cheesy Cheesy =^..^=

no form/mold - just making them by hand. Started another yesterday evening. Hope to finish it this morning.
15  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Donut Brooch - needle felt on: September 02, 2014 09:59:37 AM
Thanks!!! Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy

ran upstairs to measure - first one is about 2.5". The one below is about 2.7".  =^..^=

16  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Donut Brooch - needle felt on: September 02, 2014 04:15:42 AM
An inspired by polymer project. This is a great shape for combining different colors, designs and embellishment. I expect I will be making many variations using this form in the next few weeks.

17  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Spiked Necklace - needle & wet felting on: August 28, 2014 07:28:19 AM
Thank you!!!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy 

Earrings would be a very good addition (and I recently invested in the tools to make my own earring wires) - I'll have to get on that!!

I don't think the spikes would make a good bracelet unless they were much smaller and limited in length - perhaps different "beads", but in the same colors and making use of the same designs would coordinate enough to make an ensemble. Wink

I do need to find myself a better reed mat for wet felting - I'm using a placemat that I found at the dollar store and it works, but it has some flat sections in it that were dyed red which bleeds - hasn't discolored any of my fibers, but my hands have sometimes looked like I had rubbed them raw!! LOL!!

Here are some of the other color combinations I have tried - currently doing more spikes in the green/cream range of colors. 
- Tried to upload a photo, but it doesn't seem to show up. Sorry.

 
18  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Spiked Necklace - needle & wet felting on: August 27, 2014 01:15:06 PM
Have been working on this (and variations) this past week.



Used very "tribal" colors for this particular necklace, but have been doing experiments with a lot of different color combinations. Not certain that I will spend the time to make enough for necklaces of all the variations, but probably will do at least one more.
19  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: felted soap on: August 07, 2014 08:04:56 AM
Nice!!!  =^..^=

After the soap is all gone, if it hasn't felted into one piece, you could probably turn it into a coin purse!!
20  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Frankie - Russian Blue on: August 07, 2014 08:03:08 AM
Thanks you very much!!!!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy =^..^=

It was an interesting project, not just because of the tummy wrinkles, but because I had to capture the sort of anxious look that Frankie often has. I do like those tummy wrinkles!!! LOL!!!
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