Nicola Brown | Fabulous felted and printed scarves from Vancouver and tomorrow is FeltUnited Day at last!!!
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Fabulous felted and printed scarves from Vancouver and tomorrow is FeltUnited Day at last!!!

Fabulous felted and printed scarves from Vancouver and tomorrow is FeltUnited Day at last!!!

I'm here in Winnipeg now preparing for this weekend's two day felting and natural printing workshop, I'm really excited to be felting here tomorrow in celebration of FeltUnited Day 2014!!! We had a wonderful time yesterday at the one day event in Vancouver so ably organised by Sharon Gerhart, congratulations ladies on all your marvellous creations, you really were a fun group! Here's a pictorial rich review of what we got up to, for the first time ever I think I actually managed to take pictures of everyone unveiling their scarf.

Smiling faces all round as Sharon helps Chelsea open her scarf, this first successful unveiling really sets the tone for the whole group!
Judith bundled her scarf a little differently from everyone else and got a really nice clear design against the natural white background.
Debbie smiling as she shakes out the leaves and madrone bark from her scarf. Who knew until yesterday in that madrone was actually another name for arbutus, a tree I can get my hands on in Ireland??? Not me!
A group photo before Judith, Debbie and Chelsea head for the ferry then the rest of us head back to do some more unbundling!
Intense examination of Hayden's results.
One section of her scarf…..
….. looking good Hayden!
A stunning all over print from Sharon our intrepid organiser.
Bamboo fibre doesn't take the colour so lends a gorgeous tracery of white against some of the Silver Dollar eucalyptus prints.
Seed pods add another whole dimension to the design.
We're all pretty excited as Sheila unrolls her scarf, by this time we know she'll have a great outcome…..
….. and here it is!
Hayden helping Irma.
Super prints on Irma's scarf, Silver Dollar eucalyptus, black tea and onion skins.
Sheila and Sharon intent as they watch Ann unwrap her scarf.
Another nice example showing the bamboo fibre standing out strongly against the printed felt.
A final photo and a lot of happy smiling faces, Irma, me, Sheila, Sharon, Hayden and Ann!

 

 

 

Nicola Brown
clasheen@gmail.com
4 Comments
  • Wanda Platte
    Posted at 01:22h, 05 October Reply

    All of the scarves are truly beautiful, thank you for posting!

  • Dawn Edwards/Felt So Right
    Posted at 11:11h, 05 October Reply

    Beautifully printed scarves….Looks like everyone created a masterpiece! Happy Felt United Day to you, Nicola. Hope you have a great day.

    BIg hugs,
    Dawn

  • Terrie
    Posted at 13:36h, 05 October Reply

    All fabulous outcome. Seed pods are awesome and truly added details. Beautiful and great time I can see from the smiles.

  • woolbrain
    Posted at 21:07h, 12 October Reply

    Love all these great pictures Nicola. It really was great to take this workshop from you and actually meet in person. Thank you for such an informative, fun and intense ! day 🙂 I am sure you will be thankful to get home and relax in your own home again.
    Sheila

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