This month we only had a small group but we produced some surface design samples which Wendy Bailye had showed at the 2017 Felting Convergence.
Later in February many of us are doing a 2 day workshop with Anita Larkin.
Jeanette showed us the method she has been using to make flowers.
We had one with a Christmas theme
and many other beautiful flowers.
Then Kerrie showed us how to make some Christmas decorations.
This month Joan showed us how to make brimmed hats using hat moulds to shape them.
Lois’ Fedora looks so professional.
Janet and Jeanette look very happy with their hats.
This month we did shibori on scarves wth Helen. Wow just look at the beautiful colours.
Well done ladies your scarves are lovely.
Fiona adding some embellishment to her handbag before the felting stage.
One clever lady put a bird on her bag.
Wow Erika did a great job of her bag after declaring she had run out of her wool tops.
This month Jeanette showed us how to make a nuno scarf using ribbon or cord as a resist. After they were felted we then cut along the resist lines. We then ended up with a lovely frilly scarf.
Everyone was so busy laying out their merino tops.
Lisa decided to use one of her beautiful painted scarves.
I can’t wait to see the beautiful results of everyone’s hard work.
This month we practised techniques ready to make items for our exhibition in November.
Lesley is happy with her felted ball while Erica thought her’s looked like eyes.
Lesley happy with her felted ball
Erica thought her’s looked like eyes
Roza and Kerrie made ‘cracked mud’
while Judy made a flower and Helen did some beautiful shibori.
We also had ‘show and tell’ with our beautiful scarves that we made in May.