A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,649
Currently Running With Scissors:
211 Guests and 1 User
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Handmade Wool Felt Handbags - feeback appreciated  (Read 11229 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
Offline Offline

Posts: 14
Joined: 19-Dec-2009

I want to wish everyone a beautiful day!!!

View Profile WWW
« 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.

« Last Edit: February 06, 2010 05:34:21 PM by Jane Doe » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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.
« 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
« Last Edit: January 01, 2010 04:31:10 AM by Jane Doe » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Offline Offline

Posts: 290
Joined: 18-Feb-2009

I dare you to make less sense.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« 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

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -Dr. Seuss

Use coupon code CRAFTSTERFRIEND and receive a 10% discount at my etsy shop:
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010 06:43:22 AM »

Lovely!  The poppies are my favorite.  You have clearly worked hard on your bags.

Im Sew Silly
If you're crafty and ya know it, clap your hands....
Offline Offline

Posts: 1750
Joined: 02-Jun-2008

View Profile
« 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)

Exodus 35:35 (NIV)~ He has filled them with skill to do all kinds of work as engravers, designers, embroiderers in blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and fine linen, and weavers - all of them skilled workers and designers

Current Swaps:
Poppet vs Amigurumi
Love personal swaps!!!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 701
Joined: 11-Mar-2009

If Crafting didn't exist ....I'd be really bored!!

View Profile available for personal swaps
« 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....

easily distracted
Offline Offline

Posts: 1134
Joined: 04-Sep-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010 06:10:13 PM »

Beautiful work! I love them both...and you lined them so nicely too!

« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2010 03:34:12 PM »

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


I really love the second bag!

'If I wasn't born a woman, i'd have been a drag queen' Dolly Parton

My etsy!
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2010 02:17:38 PM »

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

New items added to my Etsy!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas Diorama in a Faux Vintage Box
@Home This Weekend: Cozy Sweater Quilt
Tute Tuesday: No Fail Fudge

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.