Month: January 2010

needle felted bird nest and acorns

my friend Suki taught me how to needle felt the other day.  it’s crazy!  random pieces of fluffy wool, dish soap, and hot water — then you STAB-STAB-STAB the little piece of fluff until all its fibers intertwine. so i tried out my new skillz making a bird nest pincushion and some lil acorns (special props to Kate Sprout for… Read more →

leather and feathers earring project

during my trip to portland, oregon i bought some fantastic feather earrings by marion max at an amazing vintage store rocknrose: i was really inspired by them and thought i’d take a crack at making some feather earrings myself.  mine are made from recycled leather, random beads, a broken necklace chain, and various craft feathers.  ok i admit i plucked… Read more →