Fauvism Update and New Nuno

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Here’s a photo of the dried piece I showed last time which I made for the Fauvism Challenge:

It has much more life now it’s dry, but is still lacking detail. I ordered a darning foot for my machine so I can try and add some more detail after I’ve practised a bit!

I wanted to make some felt pieces inspired by the nuno samples I made not so long ago, using small amounts of wool and lots of fulling. I thought the technique would make perfect felt pieces for something like money purses which are handled a lot. I thought I’d stick to single colours because of the wool migration, and started with green, simply because the last thing I made was green, and my netting hadn’t been put away! I laid out some strips of fabric, then added 6 very fine layers of 23 mic Merino in…

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Author: lawlovely

I am a creative person that loves all things fiber related. I love learning new ways to make textiles that add to our lifestyles. As a lifelong learner, I believe in passing along my knowledge to others so that they may do the same.