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Posted on:6/27/10 6:40 PM


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Spiralfelt said... (6/19/14 10:34 PM) Reply
Thanks for this review. I am thinking of using my hand-felted yardage using this jacket pattern (with slight variations) to make a sleeveless felt vest.
Sew Whatever said... (7/13/10 10:20 AM) Reply
Oh nikki, I was so disappointed I couldn't vote yet because I wanted to vote for yours! Anyway, it is stellar! very wonderful. I hope you are able to enter it into some wearable art contest near you. alot of the quilt shows have wearable art contests. I am glad you showed me that felting can have detail as well. well done, Sandy in the UK
Skymom said... (7/11/10 9:35 PM) Reply
I'm amazed by how truly flamelike the design is. Fabulous!
Amy-may said... (7/8/10 11:40 PM) Reply
Your jacket is both art and wearable, that's quite an accomplishment! Thank you for the detailed info on the process of felting, how fun to create your own fabric.
MaryLynn in Long Beach said... (7/8/10 2:42 AM) Reply
a gorgeous well done piece of wearable art
debloves2sew said... (7/7/10 0:01 AM) Reply
What a wonderful jacket. Great Job!
marec said... (7/6/10 1:36 AM) Reply
I love the pattern, the felting process, the resulting firey flames, the placement of the colors...it all came together so perfectly. I love this jacket on you! truly wearable art.
loti said... (7/5/10 3:36 PM) Reply
Very informative review, what a project, love the color palette you used.
goosegreen said... (7/2/10 10:57 PM) Reply
I did a felting class once & really enjoyed the process but it took all day just to get a piece the size of a bag. I can only sit here in amazement at your jacket. It's just gorgeous & must've taken quite a while!
AnneM said... (7/2/10 5:04 PM) Reply
What a fascinating process. The motif will keep you warm in addition to the wool garment. It looks particularly nice as worn (ie, in the 'not flailing your arms around' picture), where it seems like the fire is caressing you. Great jacket, and thanks for the detailed felting explanation.
Rybe said... (7/1/10 3:41 PM) Reply
Wow! It turned out great! I love the fire
AuntieShel said... (7/1/10 1:37 PM) Reply
Wow, this is fabulous!!! What a lot of work to make felt in pieces large enough to sew with. Beautiful result!!
slvrsage said... (6/30/10 9:47 PM) Reply
Great jacket! Thanks for the detailed review of the process!
slvrsage said... (6/30/10 9:47 PM) Reply
Great jacket! Thanks for the detailed review of the process!
trishapatk said... (6/30/10 12:36 PM) Reply
Wow! What a great review and great coat. You captured that fire element so well. It's amazing. thank you for putting up such a detailed review with great pictures. I've been dying to try this type of thing and you made it all the more approachable. Fantastic work, thanks for sharing it!
Karendee said... (6/29/10 11:40 AM) Reply
I have just begun to read about and fall in love with wet felted garments. And I can say your jacket is an amazing piece of art. The artform does seem quite labor intensive, but what glorious results occurred. I simply am in awe of your work and must commend your final product in every detail.
PittyPat said... (6/29/10 9:46 AM) Reply
The jacket turned out so nicely. Great to see the finished project. Love the flames design. Great job.
DorothyK said... (6/28/10 6:38 PM) Reply
Amazing. You created a work of art. Looks wonderful as a jacket.
Athene said... (6/28/10 6:37 PM) Reply
A very beautiful one of a kind jacket. I always enjoy seeing your reviews.
sfshaza said... (6/28/10 6:33 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous work of art, Nikki. I can imagine it over a slim black dress, or perhaps a slim black dress with a mermaid skirt. Stunning!!
Ann Smith said... (6/28/10 11:52 AM) Reply
This is incredible. I have seen wet felting demonstrated and it is an amazing process, very labor intensive. You have created a work of art.
cindyann said... (6/28/10 9:38 AM) Reply
This is absolutely fascinating, Nikki! Your work is just beautiful. I'm sure you will get many compliments on your lovely jacket.
Auntie Allyn said... (6/28/10 8:07 AM) Reply
This is a great pattern for your fabulous fabric! Nicely done!
Diane333 said... (6/28/10 7:53 AM) Reply
Wow! You should get plenty of people coming up to you to ask where you bought your top.
Karine said... (6/28/10 6:34 AM) Reply
Truly a work of art. Your detailed description of the felting process was fascinating. Beautiful result!
Aroura said... (6/28/10 3:37 AM) Reply
The jacket turned out fantastic! I love how the pattern fits so well with the fire theme felt. Great review and pictures as well!
lamstu said... (6/28/10 2:33 AM) Reply
Well, now I might have to change my mind - 'art to wear' doesn't usually strike me as either artistic or wearable, but your creation is both. Great details and amazing results!
jso4fun said... (6/28/10 0:58 AM) Reply
Wow! What an amazing job you did, both with the fabric you made, and the jacket. I love it!!
Luckylibbet said... (6/28/10 0:27 AM) Reply
Your review of the process was intriguing - thanks so much for so many photos, as it really helped me visualize what you did step by step. VERY helpful. The flame theme totally works. I can see how much time you spent laying out your layers to achieve the theme, and the pattern you chose works really well with the end felted product. Many kudos to you.
sewbehind said... (6/27/10 10:58 PM) Reply
Gorgeous!
JillyBe said... (6/27/10 10:57 PM) Reply
Wonderful review of the process, and the result is fabulous!
whistlin dixie said... (6/27/10 10:46 PM) Reply
Stunning wearable art! Your choice of colors and the flame theme worked very nicely with this pattern. Thanks for the detailed peek at the process of wet felting. Great job!
QuiltersFan said... (6/27/10 9:27 PM) Reply
Really lovely.
MNBarb said... (6/27/10 8:43 PM) Reply
What an interesting process. The colors are rich and lovely.
jorgel said... (6/27/10 6:55 PM) Reply
fabulous coat!
voet said... (6/27/10 6:51 PM) Reply
It sounds like it was a lot of work, but it turned out beautifully.
 
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