Pleased with the way this hat turned out. The rich rust colored silk is really set off by the chocolate brown wool and viscose fibers. Nicely finished with a black leather band and vintage button. An elderly friend gifted me her button collection about ten years ago and I continue to find gems in itContinue reading “Wide Brim Felt Hat”
I am pleased with my latest light. Each light is one of a kind and the whimsy is a bit different with each one.
Finally able to get some trim on a few new hats.
I seem to be heavy into small project mode. Have a number of hats waiting for trim and I keep making little sachets. The heart sachets are made out of Nuno felt – a combination of hand dyed fine wool felted with silk fabric or fibers. Most of the kitty sachets are made from woolContinue reading “Lavender Sachets”
Just finished the trim on a charcoal grey/black silk and wool hat. I used several different types of hand dyed silk fabric on the surface of the hat. I am pleased with the added texture the silk provided. The button band was inspired by a black straw hat I saw. The buttons are from myContinue reading “Button Band Trim”
Just finished up an asymetrical cloche with more Sumi Ink on the silk. A simple black leather band, with Raku pottery button seemed the perfect trim.
For a number of years life has been way to hectic to blog but I am hopeful that the coming year will allow more time for creating and sharing. I have been playing with natural fibers for about 30 years. I raised various fiber animals over that period of time. We started with a veryContinue reading “Judith Colvin Designs”