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Hi Wendy, thank you! I can't keep up with myself sometimes! :) xx
Thanks Karen :) The pipe insulation works so well for stamping circles. Then a cardboard tube and other random circular things got involved. Probably like a lot of people who make things, I find I've got to the point where I start to see an alternative use for so many objects. Anything can become something to have a play with, stamp or draw with or shape felt around! :)
Hello Vanja The finished size of the pod is 12.5 cm at its widest x 7 cm tall (approx 5" wide x 3" tall). If you want to make a larger pod, increase the size of the circle. However, if the pod becomes the size of a cat cave you will need extra layers of wool i.e. the larger the resist, the thicker the wool needs to be for strength. We've updated the tutorial - we think you saw the old one - so here's the link to our latest version of the tutorial. http://rosiepink.typepad.co.uk/rosiepink/tutorial-how-to-make-a-wet-felted-pod.html
Thank you Marilyn! I often lack focus but I do have a lot of fun with it all. And I do love a good list. My creative list is like the house jobs list - for every 1 that gets crossed off 5 more appear! :)
I like your thinking Tracey!
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Thank you Tracey. You are spot on. I do love the planning! Sometimes I mull an idea over for weeks. And as for the colourful cockatoos, I think that's called 'artistic license'... or is it madness?
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Thank you Karen - it's a fun way of using nuno felt!
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Thank you Marilyn - the colour of the wool fibres really does make a difference to the nuno felt.
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Thank you Teri!
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Thank you Ruth - one thing I am not short of is scraps!
Toggle Commented Feb 7, 2018 on Nuno Felt & Stitch Valentine Birds at rosiepink
Thank you Teri!
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Thank you Wendy!
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Thank you Karen. I love the clean lines too!
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Thank you Ruth - I think this technique could be explored a lot more.
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2018 on Felt & Stitch Art at rosiepink
Thank you Marilyn. When I had a blank sheet of paper and a pencil I had no idea what was going to happen. After much doodling and playing with shapes it gradually took shape.
Toggle Commented Jan 20, 2018 on Felt & Stitch Art at rosiepink
Thank you Ruth. We had a lovely family Christmas Day - we ate rich food and played silly games!
Toggle Commented Dec 26, 2017 on Happy Christmas! at rosiepink
Happy Christmas Zed and a happy creative 2018 to you and your group.
Toggle Commented Dec 26, 2017 on Happy Christmas! at rosiepink
Thank you Marilyn - our festive day is now done and we're all as stuffed as the turkey was!
Toggle Commented Dec 25, 2017 on Happy Christmas! at rosiepink
Thank you Deborah! We hope you enjoy the felting - please contact us if you have any queries.
Toggle Commented Dec 25, 2017 on Happy Christmas! at rosiepink
Thank you Tracey, I do love a bit of colour! Yes, I hope 2018 is filled with more fibre adventures! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you too :)
Hi Marilyn. Thank you, I'm so pleased you like it! I enjoyed making it :) Merry Christmas to you too!
Hi Ruth. Thank you! Glad you like it. And thanks for letting me off of the Christmas hook! :) I got my first email about Christmas when I was on the beach on my summer holiday and promptly deleted it thinking it was miiiiiiles away. Then schoooom..... all of a sudden it's Christmas, and I'm just not ready!
Thank you Jan - glad you like it!
Thank you for your lovely feedback Ann!
Hi Ellie, thank you for your lovely feedback :) I spend a fair bit of my creative time just playing and experimenting to see what works for me and what doesn't, and seeing what ideas evolve. There is a lot of "what if I did this" and "what if I tried that" and just enjoying the process of creating, more than worrying about finishing lots of pieces. Good luck with your journey into mixed media, hope you have lots of fun with it! Annie