Felt Art: Painting with Wool

Over the past several months I have turned my attention from my loom and spinning wheel to the world of feltmaking. Needle felting, wet felting, making decorations, felting hats, bags and other smaller items. In April I had the opportunity to book a place in our local art gallery for a 2 week spot in August. I was very fortunate as usually there is a waiting list that is a year+ long.

Since I was now committed to this big project I went to work. My kitchen table was taken over with wool, soap, bubble wrap, bamboo mats. If I had known how long this project would take, I probably wouldn’t have taken it on. Felting is a very physical activity and hard work. Adding up my time, I think I have put in +400 hours so far. But I have thoroughly enjoyed myself and am starting to think what will I do next?

Painting with Wool

felting poppies

felt poppies

Here is a preview of the felting show.
Oxmarket Gallery – Painting with Wool

Some of my felt art works are now available at Saatchi Art.

Schacht Cricket Loom 15" in Box Never Used or Assembled SL2040

$100.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Sunday Aug-26-2018 18:00:52 PDT
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Schacht  Weaving Loom Low Castle 8 shafts

$550.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Tuesday Aug-21-2018 13:44:32 PDT
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weaving floor loom, J.L Hammet Co. W-3' 3'' L-4' H-4' 4'' Fair condition

$200.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Aug-23-2018 9:15:38 PDT
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