Saturday, March 14, 2015


Here is an old work, just when I was starting, felted cattails: 

Mostly, I am showing this to give an idea of how I "free-hand" lettering.  I first go on my computer and pick out a font I like and print off the words I want to felt.  Then, I loosely form the letters in wool, and lighty lock them in, so I can pull them off if I make an error.  Here is the progression (this is the Latin name for cattails):

 The pins mark a straight line:


I find it hard to draw with a fabric marking pen on nubby wool, so I "draw" with
loose wool instead!

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