For those who like to work with the punch-machine. Are you one of those who often breaks needles? Don’t panic. Go and find better needles. There is a big difference in the strength. Be careful not to work too slowly on your machine. Speed up. It will help to save needles.
If you like to see what can be achieved with dry needle-felting watch this video. Sarah puts her heart into making portraits of pets and people. She is able to capture the spirit. An amazing painter with wool.
“Insider Design” has placed a video about felted stones which mimic real rocks. Martina Schuhmann produces beautiful rugs and pillows Look at yourself.
Pebbles can be used for several purposes. In a big variety and lots of shapes you may be able to fabricate dolls, jewels, cover vases and pots to make your home cosy, you can frame photos, You even can realize your own individual Christmas-balls in the tree, just to mention some.
At a visit to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam I was again impressed by the beautiful woven wall-rug at the entrance.
Just one big unique design, of 200 square meters which is ment to make the connection between the old and new part of the museum.
By Petra Blaisse
The prediction of Trendwatchers.
Wool and home-felted clothing will be very popular. Also wall-hangings are given a prominent place in living rooms. It is good to keep the balance between hard and soft interior materials.