Monday, February 18, 2013

Felt Making at Ards Arts

 It is now week 6 of the 10 week Felting course at Ards Arts in Newtownards.

Elaine is guiding a group of intrepid would-be felters through the mystery and magic of the art, and results are looking good:

2 dimensional piece: wet felt with needle felt ornament

picture progression 1: wet felt

picture progression 2: initial needlefelt embellishment

picture progression 3 final picture

brooch: needlefelt on knitted felt

a selection of brooches

3 dimensional work: pots made from shetland fibres

pot with pebble adornment

pot with needlefelted wensleydale fibre and purple pre-felt