A wonderful time at The Felter’s Rendezvous – high up in the Rockies, surrounded by snow covered peaks, herds of deer and elk, and creative, colorful women! Some memorable moments: Eating lunch outside in the sunshine then 2 hours later being treated to a howling snow storm Stella singing and playing pan flute Watching Read more about Felter’s Rendezvous[…]
Playing around with design for my Nuno Felt Garden Jacket workshops. This whimsical style with flared sleeves and tie front suits me, while others prefer a bit more of a traditional box cut. The beauty is that this process is so versatile! All made at one time (wet felting) with no seams or Read more about Nuno Felt Jackets with a Flair[…]
From My Heart to Yours! Artful Color in Nuno Felt arrived at my door for the perfect Valentine’s Gift! I’ll be signing and shipping as many out today as I can so that I can share my heart with you! To all of you who pre-ordered a book and to those of you who Read more about Artful Color in Nuno Felt has arrived![…]
Nuno Felt and Bead Soups are a match made under a Blue Moon! Like Tea and Crumpets, Wine and Cheese, Valentine’s Day and Chocolate… Beads and Nuno Felt are a perfect compliment… and I happen to have a few Bead Soups – just waiting for your magic touch to combine with Artful Color in Nuno Read more about Artful Color in Nuno Felt and Bead Soups[…]
WooHoo! I am so excited my toes are tingling! Advance copies of my newest book: Artful Color in Nuno Felt arrived and the colors are scrumptious! Pre-order your copy from my website before January 31 and enter to win a color-filled package: http://www.beverlyashgilbert.com/books/artfulcolorinnunofelt.html #howtonunofelt #nunofelttutorial #nunofelt #colorful #fiberart #nunofeltinstructions #fiberartinstructions
The good news is that we get to write the story of our lives every single day. We get to choose what we let in and how we react. We get to choose kindness and common courtesy over rudeness and insensitivity.
My hands are sweaty, my heart is racing, I’ve got a goofy, huge smile on my face… My book is ready and I’m sending her off to the printers! I’m so very excited – she is colorful, and stock full of everything I know about Nuno Felting; loads of color inspiration and tips and exciting Read more about Artful Color in Nuno Felt[…]
Today I’m feeling rather blue… indigo, denim, navy, dusty! I’m writing up instructions for this Nuno felt purse (for both my book and some upcoming workshops in Kirkland WA and Estes Park CO) and what better way to get in the mood than to dress up and wear it while I write!
It’s a blustery day but lots of light in my studio thanks to 3 walls of windows. Layering wool roving and various silks to create a short jacket in teal, purple, periwinkle, chartreuse and with just a hint of gold.
I am designing a series of Nuno Felt Jackets for a retreat in Colorado – Felter’s Rendezvous. This little ‘Garden Jacket’ is made in one piece, no sewing or knitting. Just straight wet felting using resists.