Wednesday, November 11, 2009

FUN WITH WOOL

Sunny and warm Texas seems like an unlikely place for students to be so interested in working with wool.....but don't tell that to the members of the Rio Grand Valley Quilt Guild.

They're an enthusiastic bunch with high skill levels. Take a look at their projects.....



Fusing fun!

Rather than creating a wall quilt.....an oval piece of wool was embellished and applied to the side of a purchased wool purse. Clever!

Based on patterns from my book, Embellishing With Felted Wool......numerous motifs are combined to provide a distinctive look.

Rather than utilizing buttons to create a lily basket.......a wool basket shape from another one of my patterns is used successfully instead.

These branches were made using mottled wool felt for a quick and effective way to add interest.


Who says wall pieces have to be square? A simple scallop shape is a pleasing and refreshing change of pace.

This striking design is a great way to use those buttons you have stored away!

1 comment:

Julie Bagamary said...

Great projects. Thanks for sharing.