Friday, 8 August 2014

Swaledale Lanterns

Over the last couple of weeks I've been tinkering around, felting lanterns from Swaledale.. 

Working inside out
Using merino fibre and prefelt for simple design elements.
With Wensleydale locks along the top
2 layers of Swaledale
and a little merino detail that will show inside the glass lantern
Throwing
Massaging it on to the hurricane lantern
All different
8 lanterns and the pot from last time

At night

This morning I delivered them to the gallery shop at Haden Hill House (one of the museums I used to work in).

6 comments:

Els said...

Mmmmm love the light shining through .... !

Gill said...

Thanks for focusing on Swaledale! It's so interesting to see what else can be done - I think I need to move on from slippers etc and make more use of this pretty sheep's fleece! I love the shapes of the vessels and they look so delicate too. Fabulous!!

Lyn said...

Beautiful lanterns - I like the simple but very effective pattern.

FeltersJourney said...

Thank you Lyn & Els :) xx

Gill, you are welcome :) I love your wonderful strong, thick Swaledale felts! I went with thinner things because I didn't really have that much to play with.. and a little goes a long way with these projects :) x

Loco Lindy said...

These are beautiful!

FeltersJourney said...

Thank you Lindy :)
x