I generally use 4 layers of wool for my ornaments, adding a loop to hang the stocking from. Stockings are so simple and you can make any size from tiny to large. Next I selection the fabrics and fiber I will use for embellishment. For this stocking I chose some green merino wool, cotton scrimContinue reading “Handmade Christmas Stocking”
As usual, I seem to be running a bit behind, but definitely focused on finishing up more handmade felt ornaments for the holiday season. Mini felt christmas stockings, approximately 6 inches tall and ready to fill with little treats, will be heading to 4 Ravens Gallery in Missoula this week.
Delivered a couple more hats to 4 Ravens Gallery this past week. Still playing around with adding Sumi Ink to the silk fabric before felting. The burgandy/brown hat is trimmed with black Dupioni Silk fabric. The grey hat has several different hand dyed silk fabrics on the surface, also embellished with Sumi Ink and trimmedContinue reading “Two New Hats”
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”