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« on: December 31, 2011 07:41:28 AM »

My first post in fiber arts!! Woot!!

For christmas this year, I bought myself tools to start needle felting! (It took me three days to get everything I needed to start since I used Michaels 50% off coupons to get supplies and you can only use one a day. The first two days were tough... sitting staring at the needle and then the needle and the felting mat, waiting to get the roving... yes I am thrifty!  Cheesy

This is my first attempt at felting. I used reclaimed felted sweater wool for the mittens.

some closeups:

The backs:

Would love to hear what you guys think! And thank you, needle felters, for all your amazing posts and for inspiring me to try something new  Smiley!
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2011 07:44:24 AM »

too fun, a complimentary pair works just swell.

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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2011 07:49:17 AM »

Awesome, teachart!!!!  I so admire your already proficient skill at this - I love your mittens!!    I appreciate your "gathering" supplies with coupons - I am the same way.  If I can get it on sale, that's my first plan of attack!!  I will be looking for other needle felting projects from you.  This first one was such a success!!  Nice pretty work!   Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2011 10:13:18 AM »

Thank you so much for your nice words!! I can't wait to get some time to felt more so I can post more fiddlegirl8 Cheesy!
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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2012 08:47:05 AM »

I love these!  so fabulous!  I might just go and chop up that sweater I fulled on purpose and make me a pair of mits something like this!

« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2012 10:35:54 AM »

I hope you post them if you do Belladune! They really were a relatively quick and easy project to complete. I finished mine in probably just a few hours. (including cutting, sewing, and needle felting)
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