A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 296,663
Currently Running With Scissors:
585 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Needle felted cat - Sassy Pritten  (Read 3410 times)
Tags for this thread: craftster_best_of_2011 , cat  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Harlan
Offline Offline

Posts: 370
Joined: 22-Feb-2011

Author of "Needle Felting - to the Point"


View Profile WWW
« on: March 23, 2011 10:02:53 AM »

She's not a recent project - just one that I failed to post her photo on the web.

She's small enough that she fits in my hand. Made with core fiber, Merino wool, glass eyes and hand dyed silk for her fur.



It takes me about a week to make one of these - furring is very time consuming! =^..^=
THIS ROCKS   Logged

You're unique! Just like everyone else!!
Prittens and other needle felted creatures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/prittens/
CraftArtEDU - exception classes from exceptional instructors
Intimate Forest - my oil paintings
http://www.intimateforest.com
http://www.craftedu.com
nikschaf
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2011 11:49:59 AM »

Wow -- when I saw the thumbnail I thought it was a photo of a real cat!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Myrdda
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I'm saying. - Oscar Wilde
Offline Offline

Posts: 1360
Joined: 21-Nov-2009


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2011 12:52:07 PM »

omg - i thought it was a taxidermy post. It was so creepy and REAL looking that I had to click on it. Wow, that's talent! So cool!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SWAPS:
Geeky Swap - sent

My Wists! www.wists.com/Myrdda
My Pinterest! www.pinterest.com/Myrdda
Just as I am
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2011 01:13:14 PM »

She is beautiful. I thought it was real at first. What talent!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MissingWillow
Global Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Online Online

Posts: 9159
Joined: 31-May-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2011 01:41:49 PM »

Your work is just amazing.  So realistic.  Applause!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Farm Life Blog  
I'm a shepherd and have raw fleece.  PM me if you want to swap for some.

Craftster has gone mobile!  Read all about it here
iradaska
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2011 03:10:08 PM »

Hilarious!!! Cheesy yeah!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My tools, my hands
Andrea Mildred
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2011 07:52:21 AM »

Woah awesome, you are really talented. That's so small it fits in your hand?? Is it squishy like a stuffed animal?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Andrea Mildred
My sewing and embroidery blog: http://andreamildred.wordpress.com
Harlan
Offline Offline

Posts: 370
Joined: 22-Feb-2011

Author of "Needle Felting - to the Point"


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2011 11:12:07 AM »

Thank you!!! Cheesy

Yes, it fits in my hand - she's probably about 6" in length.

No, she is not squishy. She's very firmly felted. It is easier to root fiber for fur if the piece is firmly felted. It is also easier to control the pose if the piece is firmly felted. I don't care for armatures and only use them if absolutely necessary as for wings on a dragon. Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

You're unique! Just like everyone else!!
Prittens and other needle felted creatures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/prittens/
CraftArtEDU - exception classes from exceptional instructors
Intimate Forest - my oil paintings
http://www.intimateforest.com
http://www.craftedu.com
thecraftinista
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2011 01:08:24 PM »

Oh my gosh! I only just started to teach myself how to needle felt and I didn't think you could do anything like this. It's amazing!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Harlan
Offline Offline

Posts: 370
Joined: 22-Feb-2011

Author of "Needle Felting - to the Point"


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2011 05:40:39 AM »

Thanks!!  Grin

When I first started needle felting, I don't think I believed it was possible to make things like this either - I've learned a lot since then!! I haven't had the opportunity to make another Pritten (pretty kittens) in a while. I've been putting together classes and finishing my second book and then there are all the thousand and one things here at home which demand my attention. I really hope to get back to pushing my limits and doing more Prittens.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

You're unique! Just like everyone else!!
Prittens and other needle felted creatures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/prittens/
CraftArtEDU - exception classes from exceptional instructors
Intimate Forest - my oil paintings
http://www.intimateforest.com
http://www.craftedu.com
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Birthday and Other Events Photography Tips
Photography Supplies and Gear For Cold Weather Shoots
3 Rules for Better Underwater Photos
Unearthing The Work Of A Secret Nanny Photographer
How to Shoot Food Photos Like a Pro
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Teacup Bird Feeder
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.