Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Rocky forest floor

These are my latest obsession.....wet felted natural dyed fleece on a rock with my feeble attempt at imiitating the forest floor with embroidery much pleasure!!!!! I was feeling under the weather and this was a warm and fuzzy haven of colour, texture and learning new stitches thatI thought might look like moss, lichen and sporophyyles...loved making the little cladonia and playing with new ideas....learned so many new stitches and felt is so wonderful and forgiving to stitch into....see more of these in my has been mild and January short days are here...always thinking I will get so many projects done in the spring...

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Conglomeration of pleasure

Busy busy, xmas markets and just plain cave, too small but a treat to see finished, now either get a kitten or make a pod from it...ten layers of half breed, lvely firm tons of arm work....but love the texture...small hedgehogs, there I was finding myself making a hedgehog, I was surprised, but then made twelve more, too delightful...and finally teaching myself to needlefelt....mushrooms gnomes and mice...thanks to tutorial from sarafina....could become on to the scond fir of the season...

Monday, September 22, 2014

Stoned again....sandstoned that is

A continuation of sandstone felts...this piece , except for the last photo, was a scarflette i finished today....loved the tones and the touch of blue was much to learn and such fun learning ..especially with a new can take all your past and apply to a new surface...the trick for me, is remembering it all, more notes , more detail designs and this blog helps as it is like a memory journal of what I have done, what has gone before;). When you do a lot of things that all entail a lot of processing the details get pretty thick and notes help keep things tomorrow I tryanother  technique, and feel a wall piece coming on which would almost be full circle from 25 years ago when i started felting, then I did a lot of wall pieces, quite large is always a shock to see them from time to time at friends places...i would like to take them and felt them all not that they weren't solid but what I thought was well felted then is not how I see well felted now...;)

Friday, September 19, 2014

Poor replica ...

No chance of ever replicating what nature presents but so much fun trying....skies cleared and sandstone appeared on my on a small island with incredibly beautiful sandstone beaches, I am amazed it took me so long to try and make a few sandstone wraps, but today was the day, and once I started it was hard to stop, exhaustion was the only thing that made me stop....great to be felting again and to be obsessed with fibre and colour...of course the rest of my life was on hold, but c'est le vie....carpe diem I say...can see I will be travelling on this road for awhile, trying to perfect the stoney look...on felt that is! Lol

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

As the starlings flock

The signs of fall are in the air, starlings flocking and morning dew has just begun, although the 
Days have been sunny and unusually warm....I have been building stock, well actually having a lot of fun,  but building stock sounds so much more work oriented, and what i have been doing definitely feels like are some of my moments in the recent past, between harvesting and drying food.


Friday, August 1, 2014

More with a difference.....

Eucalyptus and smoke bush...revisited...oh how I love that combo.....

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

WL...working on this felted stictched piece for an "art in the garden"show....have several pieces to put a small assemblage together...then of course there was eco printing! And I was really p,eased with the results....having even printed ferns...and of course, walnut, eucs, and some geranium...busy days of summer...