Thursday, January 9, 2014

'After Mondrian' Wine Totes- Part 3 of 4

Laying out layers of wool batt with cotton dots...


                                                    ...and wrapping them around the resist.


                                               Adding pencil roving stripes and pre-felt shapes.


                                                                 Mid-way through felting.


                                                            The unadorned back of the tote.


                                                            Rolling (after removing the resist).


                                           Checking my progress (and the firmness of the felt)...


                                                   ...before cutting slits for the handles.


                                                    Using batts, rather than wool roving...

                                                ...made for a rather quicker layout this time!
                       
                                                        Next time: the finished tote...

                                                ...and a photo comparison with its 'twin'! :)

3 comments:

Rachel said...

This is really bright and cheerful, and better still, you've taken the inspiration, and developed it in your own way!

Sandra Knapp said...

I get the impression that with those pieces of pre-felt, you can do just about any kind of design you want. I am really liking the way they work, and felt in so seamlessly with the rest of the piece. Very nice, and you KNOW I love the color. LOL

Heather Woollove said...

Rachel-Thanks! I do love that green batt!
Sandie-Yes...Having pre-felts on hand in different colors is great fun.