Wednesday, 18 January 2012

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Felt artpin fun...

Morning!
I'm just catching up taking pics of the last few days projects.... one of my favourites has been the Artpin swap hosted by Joy and Dawna. I've not made these before, but I guess alot of what I do could be converted into badges/brooches as long as I firm up the backs.
There are some gorgeous examples posted in the swap already, but I wanted to make something using different materials so there's always a variety when receiving them.
I started with a base of left-over wet felt, added merino tops by dry felting. I then embroidered shapes and knots in contrasting and complimentary colours. Embellishments added were angelina, brads and buttons.
I made 6, but only 3 are being swapped, so I'll have 3 to use in later projects- book fronts, textiles, collages...

 


I really hope whoever gets them likes them...

6 comments:

  1. They will love them Kalona they are so gorgeous <3

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  2. I wish I was your swap partner, they are gorgeous! Wait? am I? lol..

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  3. Thankyou Keggy! What an unusual, beautiful name!!

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