Friday, June 22, 2012

Needle felted pendants

 This is what I do when I need a break from cloth. I have been fascinated with fiber since I learned to needle felt hair on my dolls in 2006.  I have several large pieces in my home of felted wildlife. I wanted to do something much smaller to fill the time between projects so I started making pendants.

 I have enjoyed doing these so much. My friends love them and they have been great gift ideas. I will be listing some of them in my Etsy store and on ebay soon.


Wendy Luane Barber said...

I like your felted pendants, they are wonderful. I also do other creative things to get a break from dolls, so I do applique.

Xochibear's Primitives said...

Thank you Wendy. A break is always nice. Funny how we fill down time with another medium. Have to love creative minds.

A Magical Whimsy said...

Thank you for sharing about your needle felting pendants. They are so very lovely. I have needle felting needles and wool roving and am waiting for just the right doll to make and try the doll hair technique. I have seen tutorials and it looks like a unique way to put hair on a soft sculptured doll.
I was over at Daryle and Katie's Woodstown Whimsies and saw the doll you made for Daryle. What an exquisite doll! What a blessing for you to send it to Daryle in his time of ill health. Looks like it cheered him up a lot! I have been in the Cloth and Clay doll ning since the fall of 2008, and I am also in MAIDA, and at the moment in Dixie's last I.Z. workshop which she says will be the last and will close in August.
I am still in the middle of making the three dolls!
Anyway, I just became a follower of your blog.
Teresa in California

Xochibear's Primitives said...

Hi Teresa. Nice to meet you! You will love needle felting! I am working on a doll with a lot of felting and love her so far. Thank you for visiting and following!