• Bags,  Nuno Felt,  Wet felting

    Next steps for small bags

    Posted on June 12, 2018 by shepherdessann Last time I showed you the parts of the bags ready to be put together. Now I will show you how I do it. First I wet one side. I use the resist to press the wool down and make sure it will be wet where I need it to be. Next I add one of the pieces of silk. Then I add the resist and the 2 pieces used to close the bag. Next I add the second piece of silk and wrap the wool around everything I add the second side of wool and wrap that around too. After I’ve done that…

  • 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…