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Topic: felt cowls and some other things  (Read 10475 times)
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« on: January 01, 2010 10:45:32 AM »

so, wet felting has kept me sane the last two months. it's so great for relieving frustration! all that rolling, rubbing and beating does wonders at easing my mind haha. especially when I get to beat the hell out of it in the fulling process (ok so I'm not THAT rough with them...)

anywho, this is what I've been up to! I'd love to know what you think!

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they're all seamless except for the one of the top left which closes with a button made by loudxmouse Cheesy
oh and they're reversible so you can have two different looks with one cowl. I made them with merino, bamboo, silk, and some have alpaca (which I found out is a bit scratchy when felted) anyone else felt with alpaca and find it less scratchy?

these were made for the shop the swap secret santa. I was crafting for the awesome sheepblue!

cell phone case made specifically for her phone (I'm sneaky Cheesy) it's made of 19 micron merino so it wont scratch her phone.

tampon cozy! lined with houndstooth. I made the felt, sewed it to the fabric, then hand stitched it into a pouch using blanket stitch.
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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2010 11:10:43 AM »

Nesse those cowls look gorgeous!!! You have mad felting skills! I love the tampon carrier you made me  Grin

« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2010 11:25:10 AM »

thank you sheep!! I'm so glad you liked it! I think I forgot to upload pictures from that swap... *runs off to do that*

« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010 05:51:44 PM »

OOOHHH!  I love them.  especially the brown one with blue streaks on the lower right.  Sooo pretty!

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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2010 07:26:43 AM »

Wow, these came out really nice.  I hope my  needle felting comes close to this one day.  Nice work.

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« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2010 12:11:00 PM »

Yay, another wet felting convert Smiley  Your felts are gorgeous!

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« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2010 07:02:44 PM »

thanks everybody!!

PW you inspired me! so a special thanks to you Grin <3
(although my wet felted mannequin head didn't turn out too well lol I dunno how you do it)

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« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2010 08:04:13 PM »

I LOVE the colors that it turned.. LOVE it!!

its ME!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2010 03:17:21 AM »

As you know, I love those cowls!

But gee, that phone cosy is just gorgeous!
with that shiny royal blue on that yummy rich brown.

You had one lucky swap partner

« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2010 08:03:59 AM »

My jaw dropped when I saw your cowls and as I scrolled down it kept getting more exciting! these are truly amazing!! you have some awesome talent!

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