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Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Candy the clown.....

What a really fab day we had yesterday. Twiglet came down as usual for our fun day Monday. There were no curtains to cut so we could spend our time together having fun and planning new projects.

We finished my poppy picture and have blogged about it with some new feltie characters over in our shop news letter. The weekly news letter is something we thought you would all appreciate to give you updates of new ideas and new items made for the shop so if you would like to become a follower over there you can watch out for the [hopefully] weekly news and keep up to date with developments.

Twiglet spent her afternoon dumfing and snapping pics as she worked through her next project so she can do a show and tell for those interested in how she does her bird pics. I won't give any secrets away but her latest is really gorgeous and her blog is well worth watching closely for the show and tell ....so, as they say, watch this space. :-)

Our good friend T joined us after lunch and she sat making a most gorgeous little dumfed picture. She doesn't [yet] have an embellishing machine at home so works with a hand needle at home and shares our machines when she joins us. We have such fun together.

I spent my afternoon hand dumfing a new little feltie character. I chose some really exciting wool roving and my little charater grew and developed whilst chatting, giggling, drinking coffee and eating the occasional little chocolate bar :-) I know you will all want to see what I made so I would like to introduce you to Candy the clown......




















I love the mixed colours of this wool roving and feel sure it just lent itself beautifully to the character of this little bear. What else could he be but a bright cheerful little clown? I just love the result and will be uploading him in the shop some time soon.

The gorgeous wool rovings were bought at Sara's stand at Woolfest, Builthwells but if you would like some you can buy it at her shop. Do click on the links and go and have a good browse because she has some really exciting coloured wool products for sale.

18 comments:

Twiglet said...

It was a fun day wasn't it! I have a few more bits to do to my little project so it may have to wait until WOYWW. Candy should be juggling - can you manage that??? I know you are good at plate-spinning...lol

Doina said...

It is very funny and very well done! The mixture of colors is fantastic! I love everything you do and thank you for that you appreciate my work. Sorry for my English! I try to use it better, but I know I make mistakes.

Toucan Scraps said...

that clown is so gorgeous!

do you take comissions?

Julia Dunnit said...

Ah she's so fun - great great choice of colours for such a character, as you say.
Love the idea of the shop newsletter.

mckinkle said...

Oh I am sooo envious of your funtime Mondays!! They sound just the perfect way to start the week and I sure love seeing the end results!

Candy is just beautiful, her colours and her collar are beautiful. I am just totally stumped at how you could have made her!! Its a bit like speaking a foreign language at the moment!!

Keryn xx

Karen said...

OH OH OH I love this new bear, that nose is just so cute!!! You must have so much fun on mondays...would love to just come & watch this dumfing.

Right off to the shop now! HUGS XXX

Sara's Texture Crafts said...

Candy is soooo adorable, I just want to eat him! Can I blog about him as one of my customer's photo posts? I will link back to your shop as a thank you, so that people can pop in and see the beautiful work you and Twiglet make.

Drop by the blog and let me know in one of your comments... Sx

teampixie said...

that clown is so gorgeous!

Handmade with Love said...

Oh you do sound like you all have a laugh on your Mondays, what fun! I love your recent feltie, the colours are lovely and he is a very handsome fella! Fayette is still sitting on my desk, she says hello! Tracey x

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

He's sooo cute, love the colours :)
Anne x

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Awwww cute just like a stick of rock from the seaside...fabby! x
Gonna go sign up for your newsletters I don't want to miss out on anything!!!

Nikki-ann said...

Candy the Clown looks graet! How long does it take to make a wonderful creature like that?

Gez said...

awe, Candy is certainly sweet. Her little ruff is just perfect too. She is too adorable for words. :D
Hugs, Gez.xx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Please check your Dumfing post. I thought I was replying to your most current one. It's late (or early, not sure which, since I haven't been to bed yet) and I just want you to know that although I'm not participating in WOYWW this week, I have chosen your blog as my blog of the day (May 12). Thank you for being such an inspiration.

Spyder said...

Love your monkey clown! oopss, I mean bear! (sorry!!) sorry if I've already been but blogger wouldn't let me comment, and I did say, clever you for being able to sew all those trousers...I just couldn't do that... I'd use pins or bull clips, I'm using them at the moment to keep my scissors in place
((Lyn))

Donna said...

Gorgeous colours in this stunning creation! You are SOooo clever at this. I'd love to have a go at this Felting. So beautiful!
Hugs, Donna x

Sara's Texture Crafts said...

He shall be on my blog post for the 10th of June... crickey that's a long way off!
Sx

Carla aka scrappypug said...

ohhh love that little cutie clown!