Love this little felted bird which I made last week at Jenny’s workshop. Although I have done 2D needle felting before this is my first 3D effort so feeling very pleased with myself. Mind you it was really due to Jenny’s patient teaching skills.
PS I haven’t had time to add his feet yet!
Spent a fantastic morning with Jenny Leslie improving my Eco Dyeing techniques. Jenny was extremely helpful and had lots of advice (some of it direct from her course with India Flint – sooo jealous).
The anticipation during unwrapping is great!
Unwrapping the bundles
Anyway here are the initial results – not yet washed out so hope they don’t fade too much – very happy with them, although may need to re-dye to turquoise scarf for more contrast/colour.
Cotton with copper mordant and Eucalypus overdyed
Cotton with milk mordant and Blackberry Leaves
Dyed scarf with Blackberry Leaf overdyed
Silk scarf with ornamental eucalyptus
Think I can have just five minutes breathing space before my next project:
Together with fellow ANBers Jan, Vicky and Jill, I will be opening a Pop Up shop in Ashton Square Dunstable from 14th-27th November.
Very excited (and a little bit scared) but can’t wait to look at it properly tomorrow – watch this space!