Laying out a pre-felt kite and adding tree roots.
After a second layer of fiber was added to the grass and road.
The fully wrapped resist.
After rolling and felting...with the resist removed.
The hat back.
The front of the hat.
A hint for next time! :)
I used small triangles of pre-felt for the kite body...
...and made a tail with a thin strip of pre-felt and bits of pencil roving.
I added another layer of fiber to the entire hat surface...
...refreshing the yellow center lines on the road.
After rolling and felting for a time...
...I cut the felt at the hat bottom, and removed the resist.
I finished felting the hat, trimmed the brim...
...and stuffed some fiber into the trees for 'puffiness'.
Next time: the finished hat...and what a silly hat it is!! :)