Little felts

August 29, 2014

These wooden buttons are made from real trees – a purchase from a specialist who slices twigs into shapes so useful for buttons.

Type of woods remains a mystery until I relocate the tags, they are in hiding somewhere in my stash.

Anyway the point I want to make,  is that these buttons caused my fingers to create felted pieces, which together with yarns and fabrics, have become lovely little brooches.  Perfect for winter!



Crochet for the kitchen!

August 16, 2014

Fell in love with this yarn made from pineapples!    Made this a little bag to hang garlic in the kitchen.

  vvMini bag

Wall art – my landscape

August 10, 2014

Creating another piece of felt which is then embellished with stitch & beads, this is another creation showcasing landscape theme.

My husband made the wooden frame – wood and fibre seem to be a good marriage!

I am enjoying this technique – it comes to easily to my fingers.   So much so, that it has become a MUST DO!

Feeling that I want to spend time experimenting with this technique and moving from small too larger pieces.


Reflections of landscapes around Dungog

August 8, 2014


Using silk & wool rovings I created a felt background which was enhanced by hand stitch and beading.  Some self-dyed threads and yarns were used.

Within this piece is the Mountmellick Stitch which recently was taught by Deirdre from Daughters of Dowling textile artist group.   I did not connect them to each other as is traditionally done, but preferred to include some individual stitches.  Can you spot them?