• Bags,  Nuno Felt,  Resist Felting,  Wet felting

    Making Some More Little Bags

    I haven’t had much time to felt and today I finally got some time to start some new little bags. The last time I made little bags I forgot to add the spikes that end up as the closures so I made a bunch of spikes to be ready this time. Now to remember to make the rings for the bottom. I make these bas self lining by putting fabric next to the resist. This creates a nuno felt lining and I don’t have to do it later. I licked this silk scarf a friend gave me for it’s nice bright colours and interesting dye pattern. The other thing adding…

  • Nuno Felt,  Resist Felting,  Wet felting

    A Couple of Small Felt Pouches

    This week I decided to make a new pouch for my business cards. The one I am using now is getting  a little ratty looking from being in my purse for several years. I didn’t take any in progress photos. I wasn’t really thinking about it, just enjoying the process of making something. This is the first one, front and back and closed. It turned out well but I tiny bit smaller than I wanted.  Not bad considering I didn’t do any measuring I just cut out a resist and started. Here it is on the resist so you can see the shrinkage And a pictures of the nuno felt…

  • Uncategorized,  Wet felting

    Felting weekend with friends: small bags

      Last week end a friend Dianne Lemire and I went down to our friends Maureen Harding’s place for a felters weekend. Another friend Susan came on Friday to felt with us. It is so much fun to spend a week end with other people that love to felt. I wanted to make a new little purse to use at shows. First I did a black one with a nice blue silk inside and a pocket. For the design on the flap I balled up some peices of orange silk and wound them up with thread to keep them in a ball. I used a piece of black prefelt to cover them. …