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Alison Rumbles studied and graduated in Painting at Edinburgh College of Art. She started with wet felting but has taken a new direction with her 3D needle felted creations.
Nathalie is a Bristol based self-taught needle felter who has always been fascinated by the weird and wonderful. She fell in love with needle felting 2 years ago because of its versatility and uses needle felting as a way to express herself.
This month’s tutorial comes from Stacy Tavassoli, founder of arm knitting business, Truly Majestic. Her tutorial focuses on arm knitting and how to create a rib stitch chunky knit blanket.
Fiona is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and her illustrations and animations always have a 3D element. After taking a needle felting course, Fiona is totally hooked on making felted animals which she fondly calls her McFelted Friends!
Laura is a Devon based felt artist. Her inspiration is taken from the land, the seasons and the natural world in all its forms. Laura is a felt maker who enjoys playing with the varying textures of merino wool.
Meet Christine Allen, our Featured Artist for May. Christine has been working with horses and dogs for over 35 years. She started her career as a competition groom in the disciplines of driving, showjumping and eventing, gaining experience all over the world, turning out horses for top-flight competitions.
May’s tutorial of the month comes from Pam Duthie, a crafting superstar with nearly 3,000 subscribers on YouTube, who follow her for her artistic inspiration.
Meet Louise Worthington, a needle felt enthusaist who has turned her passion for the British countryside and wildlife, into workshops that help to protect rare and native breeds.
Ada's love of needle felting came about a few years ago, when she attempted to make a small blackbird and it was a disaster, but she never gave up! Ada ordered more wool (from World of Wool of course!) and was determined to try again and succeed!
Kristy from Portland, USA forged her artistic mettle apprenticing as a woodworker and upholsterer during her early twenties. Her work advances the sculptural capabilities of hand-made wool felt, drawing on woodworking to create complex joinery and sculptural forms in fibre.
Ever since she was a young child, Joan has been pattern making and drawing. At the age of 6 she was drawing hand made cards for friends and family, and virtually every Christmas was an opportunity to get new pens, pencils and paper. Born to a Swiss mother and English father in Leamington Spa in 1966 Joan spent much of her childhood up until the age of 7 in Switzerland.
Pamela is a retired middle school art teacher from the USA who began felting in 2004. In 2009 she taught her first national felt workshop and currently she is teaching out of her studio and creating exhibition work.
Shona is a self-taught felter, based in Speyside, Scotland, surrounded by the nature and countryside which now inspires her work as a fibre artist.
Our featured artist for this month is Sarah Vaci who originally trained as a filmmaker and animator at the Kent Institute of Art and Design and at Goldsmiths College in London.
Our October tutorial from Nancy at Flights of Fancy shows us how to make a pretty flower corsage as a brooch or gift for your friends and family!
This month our Fibre Focus talks about the Cheviot Sheep that originated in the Cheviot Hills, from which this breed of sheep gets its name, on the borderline between England and Scotland.
Our featured artist for this month is Eileen Williams and she is a feltoholic! She came across needle felting very late in life, totally by accident when she visited her cousin in Ireland three years ago!
This month our Fibre Focus talks about the Teeswater Sheep. Did you know that the principal use for the Teeswater is in the production of a crossbred ewe, the Masham?
Nancy guides us through the process of how to make a pretty bell flower, perfect if you’re a beginner starting out on your felting hobby. These flowers are great for hanging in your garden!
This month our Fibre Focus talks about the Merino sheep, which is an economically influential breed of sheep prized for its wool. The breed originated in Spain, but the modern Merino was domesticated in New Zealand and Australia.