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« on: December 29, 2009 01:07:46 PM »

Hello Everyone,

A friend told me to post my two projects here to get feedback
Both of these wet felted bags took between 6-10 hours of work. Most of the hard work is felting and fulling to reach the desired sizing. I also crafted and sewed in a satin finish lining with zipper pouch and cellphone/eyeglass pocket









I get my ideas from the lovely areas I visit in my travels around my hometown near Acadia National Park in Maine.
I would like to hear your comments, criticism, etc.

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Greetings from Downeast Maine. My name is Sveta, and I live, work, and create my wool designs from my shop near Mount Desert Island. Ever since I was a young girl in Ukraine, I watched my grandma work with fabric and spin wool to make nice things for me, and now I make nice things for others. Smile.
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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2009 03:00:34 AM »

theyre great, the images are very clear and lifelike, esp for using such a light background- the light fibres havent mushed the image tones at all. really well done! godd luck
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2009 11:28:08 PM »

Gorgeous!  I especially love the one with the red poppy looking flowers on it!  You can tell that you put a lot of time and love into these beauties.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010 06:43:22 AM »

Lovely!  The poppies are my favorite.  You have clearly worked hard on your bags.
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2010 04:37:04 PM »

THey are beautiful! Wonderful work. Hope to see more of your creations! Smiley ( and the poppy one is my favorite as well)
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« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2010 11:46:35 PM »

Wow amazing... Did you needle felt the design or is that decorated in the flower pattern before felting....I am blown away....
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010 06:10:13 PM »

Beautiful work! I love them both...and you lined them so nicely too!
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« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2010 03:34:12 PM »

Those are so pretty!  I really love the vibrant colors on the poppies bag!
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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2010 05:31:28 AM »

Beautiful!

I really love the second bag!
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« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2010 02:17:38 PM »

Those flowers are just amazing. They have such great depth.
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