Even if you do not needle felt or you are not very good at it , this video is worth watching. For accomplished needle felters it would give you plenty of ideas and techniques. For others it would make you aware how you can achieve these things and how you can lay down and overlay colour to get a better effect. Alan is one of our prizewinning needle felters and he shared this to our Facebook page. It is too good not to share. Enjoy.
Alan has patiently worked on this Tasmanian Devils picture over a number of weeks. We have watched it change and develop and we saw each of the devils being created. We were surprised and delighted with how the finished picture looked. A lot of thought has gone into the creation and presentation of these devils. They are needlefelted so it is a lot of painstaking work. Well worth it.
Winter’s day today even though we are into summer. Cold, windy, wet but then the sun came out! We were spinning all the colours and hues of summer so maybe it was our influence. It was such a cheerful day inside despite the blowy conditions outside.
Show and Tell
Janette: hand spun knitted vest blue/white.
Margaret: crocheted knee rug in bright colours with a black border.
Jan E: crocheted pixie & hedgehog, 2 crocheted granny squares, skein of purple
alpaca fleece & 2 beautiful felted flowers, 1 blue and 1 purple.
Marjorie: bright multi coloured socks.
Maria: 8 colourful beanies some knitted with a fair isle pattern, some crocheted in stripes.
Karin: a beautiful woven scarf in autumn colours.
Alan: has finished his needle felted Tassie Devil picture which is very impressive.
Lovely , sunny day today and some beautiful projects on the table . It was especially nice to see Jan B’s father’s Dresden Fair Isle knitting. Those blue and white colours are so striking.
*There is no meeting next week. it is a public holiday.*
Show and Tell
Hilary: a striped vest in blue’s/white
Marjorie: a large man size jumper in natural grey wool, a large skein wool blue/light green.
Margaret :project from the week camp. A macramé owl, Tunisian crochet square & a
soap pouch, broomstick knitted cover for a small packet of tissues and a pair of fingerless mittens in alpaca & possum. Pinky-red colour.
Marina : a bag in cream woven material that Peter wove with granny squares inserts on
the end & a plaited strap for a handle.
Jan B brought in a beautiful jumper knitted in a blue/white Fair Isle pattern by her father.
Alan’s needle felting projects – the little Tasmanian Devils.