I have been attending my local Embroiderer’s Guild (Farnborough) for a year or so now, we meet monthly and our group is slightly unusual in that we focus on teaching each other practical skills rather than inviting speakers. Last month we made coiled bowls and before that temari balls.
Being a feltmaker it was no surprise when I was asked if I would teach the group to make a piece of felt that we could then embroider at the following meeting. It was quite a tall order, 13 ladies, 11 of whom had never handled wool tops before, let alone made felt and we only had 2.5 hours to complete our projects in…
Most embraced a landscape for their first piece of felt, rather fitting with the Q1 challenge although, of course they did not know about it 🙂
Others took a more abstract approach….
I can’t wait to see how they look after the addition of some embroidery next month, I have great plans for machine embroidery on mine, it is going to be a lot of fun!
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Wow! They produced some wonderful felt pictures – please do show us the finished pieces.
As you say, just right for the Q1 challenge!
Thank you ladies, yes, they did incredibly well and I have high hopes for the finished pieces, we are an embroidery group after all 🙂
Lovely work Teri and lots if scope for creative embroidery. Looking forward to seeing the results!
Me too Karen, I can’t wait for the next meeting! 🙂
Impressive first time pieces. I look forward to seeing them finished. Good job Teri!
They all did fabulously well in such a short amount of time, I am very proud of them all 🙂