Nicola Brown | 2009 March
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March 2009

[caption id="attachment_615" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="Felt attachments on my tactile play mat"][/caption] We started the felting process by gently wetting and working the fibres around the edges of the various components before wetting out the whole piece and rolling, rubbing and working the felt as normal.  The...

[caption id="attachment_609" align="alignleft" width="500" caption="Ready to get inventive!"][/caption] As promised here are the first images from the workshop that I did with Annette Quentin-Stoll.  Our first project was to create attachments that we would incorporate into a tactile play mat for a child (or child like...

Just home from helping at the last day of Annette's workshops in Dublin.  It was fascinating seeing all the weird, wonderful and fun creatures created, bugs, slugs, chameleons, birds and much more.  I got some brilliant images of the felted creatures in the garden of...

I seem to have picked up some type of virus or something and my throat feels about twice its usual size hence this brief post.  Sara from 'Working with Felt' asked me to write a tutorial for a felting challenge so I am putting it out...

Just a really quick post to say that I have been felting mad over the last few days and also writing up the 'Craft in the Classroom' blog for Drumlea.  Thanks Deb for leaving a comment for the children, they were absolutely THRILLED!  I know...

[caption id="attachment_555" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Margaret's natural felt vessel"][/caption] Here are the images as promised of the beautiful felt vessels that Margaret and Bridann made with me at the beginners felt workshop on Saturday.  Because they had learned how to make a piece of flat felt in...