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« on: December 03, 2006 06:44:39 PM »

I have experimented on the small scale with different wet felting techniques but this is my first success story.  It is a recycled Banana Republic skirt with merino and silk roving hanging out on the edges.  Additionally, I added some beading.  I have all this "old" (uh, too small clothing for me  Embarrassed that I have held onto since I was 21 and a size 6) that will find a new home in the roving world!!!!! Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2006 06:49:57 PM »

That looks gorgeous! They are so beautifully textured.
Lovely!  Kiss

Have you considered selling some? Or giving them as Christmas gifts?
I'm sure the recipients would love them!
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2006 06:55:19 PM »

Hey snacker - your project reminds me of something recently nuno-felted for an assignment at UNI
But yours is so much more elegant and classy!
There's a soft oceanic feel about your piece that's quite serenely beautiful.
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2006 08:03:48 PM »

Thank you for the feedback!  A gal hasta have it once in awhile!

geek-pride, I have thought of those things.   Wink

Jane Doe, considering I just got back from the Gulf of Mexico there maybe some unconscious free association going on.  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2006 04:55:48 AM »

Oh, Oh, Oh  love it!  You are moving so quickly with your felting.  Beautiful laminate felt work.  The whole concept is marvelous - the recycling, the silk, roving and beads - all work together so well.  Felt on Snacker!
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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2006 09:56:18 AM »

Nice work snacker-  Smiley There is something I find really classy about black and felt. shiny and fuzzy. lovely combos, I think it is a really chic and lovely piece. Way to go girl!!!
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« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2007 03:45:48 PM »

That is a very lovely piece. The textures are out of this world. And the embelishments are well placed and make great accents. So pretty. Did you felt the roving into the silk coth from the skirt? It doesn't look like you sewed it. Amazing.
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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2007 09:05:43 AM »

That is a very lovely piece. The textures are out of this world. And the embelishments are well placed and make great accents. So pretty. Did you felt the roving into the silk coth from the skirt? It doesn't look like you sewed it. Amazing.

Thanks!  Yes, I felted the roving into the silk cloth from the skirt.  No sewing involved!  That is the bestestestest (tee..hee...) part about felting...just your hands, hot water (or cold in this case), soap, roving. 
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