An interview with me! If you are curious about how I got started with needle felting or where I find my inspiration among many other questions about yours truly you can find an interview here. Orna is the woman behind the online classes and the one asking the questions in this interview. She invited me to join the team of teachers that have come together to offer online classes. There are 15 different classes being offered through Adorn Atelier. I was thrilled when she asked me to join her, as I have wanted to offer online classes, but wasn’t sure how to go about it. They are going to be wonderful, organized and well thought out classes, we have all been working hard to ensure everyone gets their moneys worth. So if you are not planning on taking a felting class from me at this time, you should check out the many other classes available through Adorn Atelier. Oh, and feel free to comment on my interview, I would love to hear your thoughts.
Hi, Teresa. I am ecstatic: I can hardly believe it, but my moose has just been delivered, by the Canada Post truck on a Sunday (which they must do only pre-Christmas, I guess) and he is BEYOND wonderful! Now we can both rest easy about the deliver, plus I will be able to include him in my Christmas decor (and all year round, too, of course)! Your photos on Etsy are lovely, but still the moose in real life is even more exquisite. And you did not need to worry at all about antler, ear or leg disarray: I can ...
So how do these soft fluffy fibers turn into something as solid and dense as felt fabric?
Wool fibers have tiny crimps all along their length. This is what allows them to wrap around each other and hold tight during spinning in order to make yarn. These crimps also allow them to become hopelessly tangled among each other in order to create felt. The tricky part is getting it to turn into the shape you want!
There are 2 methods that can be used to create felt. Wet felting, and needle felting. You may already be familiar with wet felting, if you ...
Many of the pieces in this gallery are sold. A few may be found on our felted sculptures store page or my Etsy Shop.
You may also find Sculptures by Teresa Perleberg at www.bearcreekdesign.etsy.com
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He has been sculpted out of wool as I look at pictures of live donkeys. He is 8 1/2 inches tall and 7 1/2 inches long. He is solid wool with glass eyes. Donkey Blogpost
Felted Ruddy duck
I love to watch the ducks arrive in the spring and this year we had a new duck arrive. I have been enjoying watching these ducks with their unique tail feathers and courtship display. I took several pictures of them and felted ...
.5 ounces of beautiful Romney wool from my own flock of Romney sheep.
Romney wool felts up fast and firm. It is a favorite among needle felters!
2 felting needles, size 36 and 38
I will be demonstrating and selling my art and kits at the following events this year:
»August 10 and 11, 2013 Fiber Arts Festival, Rheault Farm, Fargo, ND
»September 28 and 29, 2013, 10 am to 5 pm, Sheyenne Valley Arts and Crafts Festival, Fort Ransom, ND
»November 22-24, 2013 - Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase, Fargo Civic Center, Fargo, ND
»December 6-8, 2013 - Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase, Bismarck Civic Center, Bismarck, ND
For more information about the felting shows listed above, please feel welcome to contact me!
We welcome you to enjoy a photo visit to our farm.
We are a small family farm raising Registered Romney sheep. We offer wool for needle felting and hand spinning, needle felting kits and unique needle felted art made from our Romney wool. We also have market lambs and breeding stock available.
I was raised on a farm in North Dakota and have been around pets and livestock my entire life which led to my affection for all animals. My love for the fiber arts began when I purchased a few sheep for our family. This project led to spinning, knitting and eventually needle felting. The Romney sheep ...