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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Felted Rose

Wet felted rose 

Here is the rose I promised to do today. I used a layer of dyed silk hankies on top of the white roving. That gave the petals a nice variety of color and texture. 

These are so fun and spectacular to look at. The next one I do will have stems attached. That's a little more involved process.


Monday, May 6, 2013

Wet felted flower Ii

Wet felted flower II

Another flower today while I was doing the laundry.  Tomorrow I'm going to try a rose. 


Sunday, May 5, 2013

Felted Flower

Wet felted flower

I've been painting and getting ready for an art studio tour that was last weekend.
Haven't had much time to do any felting so I sat down last night a made this
Wet felted flower. It is much more turquoise then the picture looks.

This flower is 7 inches across and about 3 inches deep. It's hard to see in this photo but the black center has gold metallic fibers running through it. They make nice brooches and scarf pins and stems can be added for floral arrangements.

By the way I did make the Mandalas into a large wall hanging and I entered it into the Blue Line Gallery show called Layered & Stitched. I got an email the other day saying that the piece was accepted into the show. Sometimes unplanned ideas turn out good. Here is the final piece below