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Needle Felted Silk Scarf

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Camera Canon Canon PowerShot G9
Exposure Time 1/160
F-Stop 2.8
ISO 3200

Close up of end of scarf

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Other
Style Classic, Romantic, Funky
Jackie G. on craftsy.com

What inspired your project? Improvisational

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What materials did you use? Tea stained silk scarf Assorted wool rovings Assorted novelty wool yarns Fine, metallic fibers and bits of ribbon Metal buttons Felting needles (set of 5) Felting brush

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What are you most proud of? Creating the design without a pattern. This is entire freestyle creating. A scarf and a bag of roving bits.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This came from a kit from Pagewood Farms. The roving and yarns are high end and luxury in nature. Hard to find anything similar in retail stores. Be careful to use natural fibers, synthetics won't latch into the silk. Bits of ribbon and sequins jammed the felting needle tool, so next time, I'll sew them on with little stitches instead of forcing them. Wool and silk work very well together.

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