we crowned her the queen.

slimer.

slimer.

this past sunday a charming group of adventurous art makers congregated here at Blackbird Studio to laze around and learn the addictive art of needlefelting. good things were born. great ideas took shape. beautiful little pouches for carrying secrets and spare change; cowboy boots and personalized badges; mobiles and solar systems and door signs and marshmallow men; boats that sail by moonlight and hearts that welcome you in.

everything she touches turns to art.

everything she touches turns to art.

i love the possibilities of felting. if there are limits, i haven’t found them yet. i’ve only seen ideas come alive. i love that.

eye candy.

eye candy.

on Sunday February 13th, Needles in the Hay is hosting a needlefelting workshop, and they’ve invited me to come along and lead it. if you haven’t been to this lovely little yarn shop, then you really owe it to yourself to drop by. Bridget (the knitting wonder who owns this little needle nook) has created a warm and welcoming space that feels like a candy shop for all things warm and fuzzy. i don’t even know how to knit and i love going in there just to oooh and aahhhh over all the beautiful colors and textures of the wool.

needless to say, it will be the perfect space to spend a Sunday afternoon learning how to needlefelt. in this particular workshop we’re going to focus more on creating 3D objects, which should bring out some neat ideas and surprises. if you’re interested in joining us on the 13th, then wander over to the shop at 385 Water St. or drop Bridget a line and ask her to save you a spot. Space is limited so don’t wait too long. Make it an early valentines day gift to yourself – gifting yourself the time and the space to be inspired.

You’ll fall in love, love, love.

sailing by moonlight.

sailing by moonlight.

side by side.

side by side.

we crowned her the queen of sheep.

we crowned her the queen of sheep.

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