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First Felt 2017 :: What are you Making?

Updated: Nov 5, 2021

First Felt…How will you  begin your creative practice in 2017?

“On the first day of the year I try to include some small aspect of all the activities and attitudes that I want to bring into the new year.  It’s also a wonderful way to approach the first creative project for the year. It can just be a small project, but can be an embodiment or opening of our creative aspirations for the year.”   Fiona Duthie

Fiona started her year with a project that encompasses many of her interests in fibre arts- hidden messages, exploring fibre arts techniques and inspiring others in their work.  She writes about making a text filled felt tape for knitting or weaving, her first felt project of the year, here:

“My inspiration for this scarf was a beautiful creation of Fiona Duthie, from her blog a few years ago. This is my impression of that piece. It represents growth to me. Sometimes within inner world you sense a change. I can’t quite put my finger on it but I have a feeling of moving forward, lighter, simpler….”     Sheryl MacLeod-Sidwell

How will you get off to your best creative start this year? What will you make? What new technique will you try? Drop us a line and a picture to, or post your thoughts on your First Felt on our Facebook page.

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