'Sleeping Aussie Baby' Tassie Devil Felting Kit
Project 4, Level 1
Well we all know the saying ‘once you go black you’ll never go back’ and my take on that is that black is the hardest ‘colour’ to master. It only takes one creation in black to make you vow allegiance to the REAL colours and understand the fact that black really isn’t even a colour. This makes it very tricky to work with. You will learn to mix different types of black fibres to create depth in your black creatures and how to photograph your black creatures more successfully.
You will learn all about creating depth by using various fibres and we repeat the detail of the Quoll and really step it up on the head as Tassie Devils are all head! This section is highly comprehensive and you will use your three needles throughout learning how they behave at different stages of the felting process.
Up to now we have pulled fibres to shorten them but for the Tassie Devil we will be cutting the wool. You will learn why we do this differently to create the illusion of realistic white markings.
The comparison of fibres and how they behave differently is very important for Level 2 and this Feltorial is full of tips and tricks that make it a fun and informative project that will help you face working with black again.
Included in the kit:
· A ball of dark Romney Core about 15 gms.
· Black Merino, about 10 gms
· Black Corriedale, about 5 gms
· White Shetland, about 2-3 gms
· Pink Merino, about 2-3 gms
· Size 32, 36 and 38 Needle.
Downloadable PDF Feltorial with the instructions.
NOT included are Felting foam (any foam will do, like car sponge), hot water bottle and liquid soap which you will need.
To spare nature there are no printed instructions in the kit, you will receive a link to download an extensive PDF Feltorial. In 34 pages, with over 100 pictures and written instructions, Reena takes you step by step through the process.
Why don't you give it a try. One stab at a time, I can guarantee you will enjoy it.