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« on: May 20, 2009 04:18:10 AM »

Well, a few weeks ago I went to a "Crafternoon" in Angel (north London), and was introduced to needlefelting. I was really bowled over at how straightfoward it was, and instantly gratifying. I made a little family of mice (as under instruction by the kit I bought):



Now, I was instructed how to make this one, so I can't completely call it mine. To remedy this, I ran off and ordered loads of roving (argh, I'm a sucker) and made this for my brother's fiance's birthday (she recently rescued some battery hens, and is now Mother Hen, officially Wink ):



yay! I already have a tonne of ideas of what else I want to make, with increasing complexity. Any tips?
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2009 06:40:25 AM »

OMG!!! That little chicken is absolutely adorable! Smiley Smiley Nice job!
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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2009 06:46:00 AM »

Hehe, thankee Smiley I am pleased with it! She gets popped into the post tomorrow... Eep!
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« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2009 09:34:02 AM »

Wow you have inspired me! I guess I need to google how to do it? Can you give me any ideas or sites to learn from? I just love the chicken its fantastic well done.
Kindest Regards Sharon
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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2009 11:39:20 AM »

Oooh, what a cute lil chicky. ^^
Very nice job!
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« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2009 01:00:43 AM »

tip? stab stab stab  Smiley
Oh, and to spur you on, join in the felting challenge next month
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=305851.0
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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2009 05:54:20 AM »

Your mice and chick are very cute.

Great Job!
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2009 01:11:29 PM »

Your mice are very cute.  So is your chicken.  They are done very well.
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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2009 07:34:58 AM »

LOVE the little chicken!  too cute!
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