Thursday, November 21, 2013

Koi Pond

...finally added the finishing touches and voila - finally ready to hang

Wednesday, August 14, 2013


My Granddaughter has been watching the movie "Despicable Me" and asked me to make a Minion...  Here's my needlefelted version of a Minion...

The wool parts...

white core fibers with wire arms and legs covered with dyed wool...
 adding details...

 Voila!  Hope she likes the finished product!

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Poppy Field

I recently received this Australian magazine "Felt" and was inspired by Moy Mackay's "Poppy Glen Project".  Here's my 14" x 17" wet felting which I plan to enhance with dimensional felted poppies and bead work.  Great magazine, full of fabulous articles, and features one of my favorite felt artists, Andrea Graham!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Koi Pond

I finally got to work on a wet felting project today. I love how loose wool fibers bind together to create fiber art.

Here's the start of the Koi Pond - two layers of white wool (colors are totally off - I guess 5am is too  early in the day for me to snap pics...

followed by black and dark blue layers

added the lily pads and koi...

took the fibers out on the deck and wet felted outdoors - a gorgeous summer day for felting!

Friday, February 15, 2013

Boo - the Black Lab

Custom feltworks are somewhat difficult at times.  Taking a 2-dimensional photo and transforming into a 3-dimensional wool sculpture is very challenging.

I hope to have captured Boo's likeness in this ~10" square custom pillow.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The Creeper

My Grandson is totally into playing Minecraft.  Having already purchased the majority of retail items for Christmas, I needed a new idea for his birthday.  I found a great pattern on the internet ( for a stuffed Creeper...

I think/hope he'll like it.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Wrap Bracelets

I forgot to post the fun wrap bracelets that I've created (similar to the famous ones) at an affordable price.  Fun to mix-in with your bracelet collections.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Change of Pace... Origami Paper Folding

This flower is made of 60 sheets of 3" origami paper in 12 colors.  Lots of folding and attachment of petals created this fun dimensional flower...  Also in progress is an 8.5" square card stock paper flower.  30 sheets are complete - card stock is extremely hard to fold so I may not finish the other half...

Friday, January 18, 2013

Shhhhhh - surprise gift for a Sweet friend

shhhh... This wall hanging is a gift for my friend "Sweet Sue" owner of Harvard Sweet Boutique, Hudson, MA.  I downloaded the logo and wet felted the background then needle felted the details...   Hope she likes it!

wool fibers laid out for the background

wet felting complete

needle felting detail in progress...


Finished size ~16" x 12"

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

From poppy to posie

 I've adminred Gillian Harris' "field of poppies" wall hanging from her "Complete Feltmaking" book for years and decided to try a mini version...  Here are the results 

 Wool fibers laid out ~11 x 26"

initial wetting and rolling done, fibers are nicely felted ready to be worked without the bubble wrap

looking a bit too plain and the poppy petals weren't looking right

 so I needled some extra petals, added some beads in the center and turned the poppy into a posie... 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Heart Felt, or felted hearts...

I decided to make a small piece of felt (finished size 7" x 8") using the fibers shown and embed a layer of hearts, with one on the top layer...  Looks like another is trying to escape and join the the fun on top!