Just Doodling and Playing With Wool

Arlene's Adventures In Felt

After a heavy workout of felting a tote bag, I decided to take it easy and just play around with wool.  I have been inspired to try some of the exercises in the book Creative Felting, by Lizzie Houghton.  Although she explains how to make felt, pre-felt and other basic things, this isn’t really a how to book to make anything in particular.  It is a way of looking at colored wool and putting them together with other materials that you wouldn’t normally think about doing.

IMG_0678I decided to make small samples of 8 inch squares.  I did make an 8×8 inch template to work from.  I am trying to work in order.  These are the first three experiments.  The lower right is Merino with a little bit of viscose and silk fibers.  It isn’t easy making circles from tops. I wet them to make it easier.  I…

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