Zoë Williams

Yvonne's Workshop

Wonderful White Felt

In this column Felter Skelter by Zoe Williams we find lots of white felted items. Some of the artists involved use specific fibres such as Alpaca yarns to needle felt their creations. Sculptures are the main form of work observed, all in felt.

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Kit Lane

Summertime Felt

Summertime is still here! The sun is shining (we hope), the weather is hot (we also hope), and thoughts naturally turn to the beach, pool parties, and ice cold treats. Here is some fun summer felt that’s sure to brighten your day, even if you have not had the away holiday you were hoping for…

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Amethyst Geode (artist unknown)

Geode Felt!

This month’s column is all about crystals! Fuzzy felt may not be the first thing to come to mind when you want to try your hand at making a sparkling crystal geode, but read on and you might just change your mind!

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Zany Days

Needle Felt Jewelry and Accessories

Zoe Williams reviews wearable felt art items and the people who make them. Often animal and nature inspired, such as a hand felted hedgehog, what is not to love? Readers are encouraged to visit the artists websites and also create their own needle-felt or hand felted pieces of wearable felt.

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Sarah Mandell needle felted Cacti

Sarah Mandell – Cute Cactus Felt

I give you the wonderful work of Sarah Mandell, aka Once Again Sam. Sarah is a multi-talented artist and needle felting is only one of her many talents. The arrangements not only tiny and cute, they are exquisitely crafted. The variety and attention to detail in each piece is fantastic. This column will look at her needle felted cactus felt pieces.

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Minami Kawasaki

Four Artists, Four Visions in Felt

Four artists who all use felt within their practice are highlighted within this column, written by our Zoe Williams. Felt is used with embroidery and other mixed media. Indigo dyeing is explored by artist Rowland Ricketts. Felt is seen as contemporary art here.

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My Arm Can Fly

Fantasy Needle Felt

This Felter Skelter column highlights three artists who all use needle felting as a method to create fantasy felted characters. All are inspired by nature and animal life. The three artists chosen all have their own websites or shops to visit for further information or to purchase one of the pieces.

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Dani Ives - Penny

Dani Ives – Be Good Natured

Dani Ives of Be Good Natured creates beautiful felt portraits of animals, people and other natural subjects. Her technical skill is remarkable and her artworks are packed with detail and character.

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Paolo del Toro

Paolo del Toro’s Wonderful Works of Wool and Wood

This month Felter Skelter focuses on Paolo del Toro, who creates needle felt sculptures inspired by dreams, the occult, and folk/fairy tales. He came to needle felting from a background in woodworking and his mastery of that medium is clearly evident in his approach to wool.

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Handmade by November, needle felted guinea pig

Miniature Felt

While most needle felt work tends to be smaller than life size, the medium doesn’t lend itself well to the extreme small scale. Fine detail

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