Keepin’ it simple – in craft and conversation.
Today’s featured crafter doesn’t speak Mandarin, but sometimes he feels Belgian – despite his Italian heritage. No matter what the language or nationality, we can all agree that these hand felted crafts are completely unique!
My shop is still so new. And I’m really excited about getting my name out there, letting my felted things speak for themselves. I have so many more ideas I am ready to put into design and start selling. Over time, I’ll be able to add new things. I’m sure the list will never end!
A Heart Handmade Blog Holiday Feature What type of felting do you do? Needle felting. It is a fairly new art/craft. Originally the needles we use were designed to be used in machines to commercially make felt sheets. Some really creative and adventurous person decided to see what would happen if used manually…and with wonderful and fun results!
I started making reusable coffee cup cozies with swear words on them because I noticed that people tend to get sassier when they’re drinking their coffee- so I bring the cozies to where sassy people hang out.
i like being able to incorporate vintage objects into my work and feel like it adds something special or historical to things that i make.
I recently saw The Fantastic Mr. Fox and it was the starting point for several pieces. Of course, I had to make some cute foxes. I also made a rabbit wearing a dress that is similar to one of the lesser characters in the film. The aesthetic of that film is just about what I am going for with my… View Post