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Birds on a Picnic

Birds on a Picnic

When visiting Gotland I hand felted and sculptured a little bird. Then I embellished him like crazy, adding sequins to the chest, curly and coloured wool to the bum and yellow wings for him to fly with:

Recycled Wool Sleaves

Recycled Wool Sleaves

I made myself “wool sleaves” this winter by cutting apart several felted wool sweater arms and sewing them together. I love to recycle wool! I sewed this on mom’s fancy sewing machine and decided to leave the selvedge on the outside for a grungy look. What do you think? Strange or fun? I thought I’d […]

Recycled Wool Rose Wreath

Recycled Wool Rose Wreath

I can not believe I have not made a wreath until this year! It’s high time to craft something when you’ve been thinking about it for years, don’t you agree? :-) Ta-daa! As I made this one I decided to document the process and create a tutorial. I hope you like it. A wreath (drrkrans) […]

The Pink Kanzashi and the Red Hat that shrunk

The Pink Kanzashi and the Red Hat that shrunk

As promised a crafty project presentation. It’s a crocheted red hat with a pink kanzashi flower that I made! Here are the two pretty things put together; But let’s start from the beginning, shall we? Once upon a time there was this creative girl with an itch in her fingers to do something…

Needle felt a tiny teddy bear

Needle felt a tiny teddy bear

I bought a needle felting kit at Ebay last year. There are 10 colors of wool, a couple of special needles and a foam-rubber-like cushion in my kit, and it was actually cheaper to get it from the US than trying to find it here in Sweden for that money!

To Recycle an angora sweater

To Recycle an angora sweater

I found a lot of wool sweaters at the Recycle workshop. I put all of them in the washer over night. The first day I grabbed this, already felted, angora sweater and started to make a cap. I just cut it out free hand, and sewed it together on the sewing machine. Then I embroidered […]