Last Tuesday I did an embellisher (needle felting by machine) workshop taught by Dale Rollerson at her new studio, which is fantastic by the way. The samples below are some I did there and after. It was an inspiring workshop, Dale had loads of great samples & techniques to show us and my embellisher has […]
The samples below are done on kunin felt which on the 2 left ones, was then burnt with a hot air gun. The other piece is various fabrics embellished onto black felt.
Sometimes it’s hard to know which side is the right side. These look quite interesting from the back too.
Back view of samples
Dale showed us felting with the embellisher machine without using any kind of backing fabric, just running the needles over the fleece. When I had a big enough piece, I cut it into srips & embellished it back together, laying some wool over the joins. Note the embellished wool fringe, also from the workshop.
I made the bag below for our embroidery group challenge. We each made A3 pieces of fabric which were then cut up so that each person would have some of everyone’s fabric. The challenge was then to use all of the different fabrics to make something. It was quite difficult to get the various colours […]
84 Group Challenge Bag (front)