Thursday, November 3, 2011

Needle Felting?

Hello friends--first I want to say THANK YOU for all the prayers.  We appreciate them so much!  :)  So I can't thank you enough.

Second, the other week ago was my birthday and Mr and Mrs. Whimzy came over with a basket of goodies--one of them was a little set of needle-felting needles!  I also got some wool from my Mother in Law too!  So I've been using pet slicker brushes to comb through it (after I cleaned it) to make some rudimentary "roving" or something like it and tried needle felting!  I can't put up a picture right now but so far I've made a little sheep ornament!  I'm making another.  These I will be selling for $7 on Etsy once I get them up.  By the way--I am soooo completely new to it!  If you have any tips let me know!  I literally JUST picked up this new craft!

When I was unable to go to work last week I also did some other art projects.  It helped keep me busy and my mind on happier things.  I have a completed "Fall Blessings" sign I painted and sculpted a little Labrador from clay (working on painting him now, his name is Bert).  I don't have a ton of time at this moment but I'll update with pics when I am able!

The last thing is the holidays are coming--so if you would like a custom commissioned painting or drawing or whatnot let me know--I am open for them and have pretty cheap prices! :D

That's all for now friends--more later! (either tonight or tomorrow I hope--but we have Bible Study later (yay!) so it'd have to be if we have time after that!


  1. Happy belated birthday Maria!! I've done a bit of needle felting - and actually have a few pieces I've done posted in some of my earlier posts (a bunny, a little chick and a few others - back before Easter I think)....There's so many variations and tricks depending on the project you're doing - wet felting, flat felting, etc. - but one thing I couldn't do without is a big pad of foam (like upholstery foam) to use as a base or work place while I'm felting...Good luck! Can't wait to see your finished pieces! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

  2. Yippee-Can't wait to see the pictures (even though I have seen the projects) - it does my heart good to see you having such fun creating! Hugs sweetie!

  3. Hi,
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and saying hi.
    Belated birthday greetings to you too.
    You have amazing artwork.

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