felted mobile, needle felting

Getting there with my sheep mobile!

 It's taking shape... So I weaved some willow hoops, I used up all the sticks I'd soaked and ended up making three. (Probably should have soaked the sticks for longer but I was soaking them in the bath and the youngest needed a shower!) It was time to start attaching the felted sheep and clouds.… Continue reading Getting there with my sheep mobile!

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needle felting

Making a felted sheep mobile

Making progress... So I needle felted the parts of the mobile a while ago. I love making Herdwick sheep using Herdwick wool and I thought that some mini ones would be just right for a mobile. Counting sheep to get to sleep and all that. I also made some clouds and added mohair fleece to… Continue reading Making a felted sheep mobile

craft fairs

How to survive a Craft Fair

  Hello, I wouldn't call myself an expert on craft fairs yet as I've only done four so far but hopefully if you're a true beginner, or just wondering whether to have a go, you may find these tips useful. It may sound obvious but do a bit of a reccy first to find out… Continue reading How to survive a Craft Fair

wool

Using British Wool

Cruelty free wool? I love animals and am a vegetarian. When I saw a post about someone using vegan materials to crochet with because they thought using wool was being unkind to animals, it made me stop and think. I love using wool and the fact that it is a natural material, I love the… Continue reading Using British Wool

Felted bowls

Felting bowls makes me happy

I love felting bowls. Bowls, vessels, pods…. whatever you call them, I just love making them.   I wet felt them using a resist method, a process that is now second nature to me. I just set up in the kitchen (best place because it can get pretty wet and soapy), put some tunes on… Continue reading Felting bowls makes me happy

custom dogs, needle felting

Custom made felted dogs

Your dog in felt!A perfect present for the dog lover in your life.Bespoke, pure wool, needle felted dogs.poochie portraitsDog portraits on a 10 x 10 cm canvasPrice £24I do cats too!bandana buddiesPerfect for your desk at work or a student's reminder of home! Complete with a spotty bandana or collar.Approximately 10-12cm tallPrice £28faithful friendsMade with… Continue reading Custom made felted dogs