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Clementine

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Clementine, originally uploaded by feltalive. I made Clementine for a VERY special project. She made a long trip to China to a doll manufacturer to study her for possible mass production of my designs. Well, it was no big surprise to learn that they can not be easily reproduced – the style does not lend […]

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Exciting News!

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I am so happy to announce that I am the new owner/admin for The Felting & Needle Felting Forum. It is an amazing group of felting enthusiasts from all around the world. The Forum was founded by Marie Spaulding of Living Felt and I am proud to take the reins! Come by and visit, there […]

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Cyrus

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Cyrus is the largest Felt Alive character to date! He stands about 23 inches tall and is a pretty hefty guy. He is solid needle felted wool and is fully jointed with seamless needle felted joints. No sewing, no stuffing, just felted wool! My Great-Niece Chloe with her new friend, Cyrus!

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Escape to the Mountains

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My nephew Nick and his girlfriend, Mindy, stole away to the mountains the other day with several of my characters in tow. They returned with the most fabulous photos! There’s more pictures – Here is a slideshow of their day! http://www.flickr.com/slideShow/index.gne?group_id=&user_id=&set_id=72157606216105643&text=Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

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A Dude Named Alice!

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This is Alice – Don’t ask why – he’s just Alice! He looks like a laid back old surfer dude to me. I just love him! What a character! And I’m pretty sure Alice is Crackers’ Bro’ I caught them down at the lake shore soaking up the Alaskan springtime sun! They are a couple […]

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Jammie Kids!

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http://flash.picturetrail.com/pflicks/3/spflick.swf Here are a couple of my latest creations! I have several more in the works! These are so fun to make – I made these using the same soft sculptural techniques that I teach in my online class. It’s fun and easy to learn! No patterns, no sewing, stuffing and no seams – just […]

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Little Girl

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I think her name is Hazel. She just jumped off my felting pad today. She is really difficult to photograph and is SO much cuter in person. She is another example of a wool soft sculpture – she is so soft and huggable. In her seated position she is about 8 ” tall. Make sure […]

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Alaska State Fair

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I entered some of my felted creatures into the Alaska State Fair and was pleasantly surprised at how well they did. My little Einstein seemed to be a real favorite. He took first place in the category of Fiber Arts – Needled Felted – Three Dimensional. He also won Division Champion in the Needle Felted […]