Stab Things Into Existence Blog (Anna's Place of Holding)
- Example Work Anna Walker
Cobwebs and felting... wait what?
Moy Mackay Workshop
Where I began
Some of you have known me from early on in my felting journey, and you have seen my work transform and evolve slowly over the past ten+ years. Some of you only know me from what I’ve been teaching and doing these past several years, as I’ve honed my teaching skills in local workshops, convention classes, and guild events and meetings. But I dare say that very few, if any of you, recall my early work, for which I was, at the time, as a self taught felter, very proud. Now some of these make me cringe: I show you...
What you don't know...
WHAT IS FELTING?
Felt is a textile material that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing fibers together. Felt can be made of natural fibers such as wool or animal fur, or from synthetic fibers such as petroleum-based acrylic or acrylonitrile or wood pulp-based rayon. (Source: Wikipedia) Clear as mud, right? Felting is a way to create things of beauty, both fabric and sculptural, through the use of a barbed needle (needle felting) or by changing the pH of the wool and using friction in a soap and water application (wet felting). Here on Stab Things Into Existence, I’ll teach you how those...
Needle Felted Flower...for example
Be sure to email me to rsvp for the Needle Felted Flower class on Monday evening, and to let me know if you will need to purchase a kit the day of the class. Any questions? Contact me!Until Monday evening, FELT THIS! Anna