Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Handfelted Hats

Now presenting the needle felted and wet felted original hats that were in the Artist Mercantile Show.

Brown Icelandic Wool Cloche
Keeps wind off face & ears while beautifully framing the face. Needle felted using natural color Icelandic wool batt. Swirling design is hand spun multicolor yarn and bits of colorful roving needle felted directly into the hat

Royal Blue with Lime Scarf
Wool on Wool surface design, minamalist style. Bias cut royal wool crepe base; hand spun novelty yarn needle felted and couched onto crepe; for a bold design one side and a soft design on the reverse side. Edges are frayed.

Blue Swirls Cloche
Jaunty flaired brim fades away in back. Hand felted using dyed mixed wool batt, roving and handspun yarn for detail. Wool bead studed with glass beads hat pin is functional plus decorative. Coordinating lapel pin.

Royal Blue with Navy Scarf
Wool on Wool surface design, minamalist style. Bias cut royal wool crepe base; hand spun novelty yarn needle felted and couched onto crepe; for a bold design one side and a soft design on the reverse side. Edges are frayed.

Trillium Hat with matching Purse
Natural grey Icelandic wool hand felted hat. Nearly brimless at neck, works will with scarf & collar. Brim flairs out at front for great wind & glare protection. Colorful design of mixed fiber batt is felted into the hat. Oversize hand felted trillium flower attached with a hat pin, can be moved or used as a lapel pin.

Baby its cold Outside
Jaunty flaired brim fades away in back. Deep crown covers ears and keeps head warm in harsh winter. Hand felted using dyed mixed wool batt, varigated wool yarn for detail. Hat pin is functional as well as decorative. Coordinating lapel pin


Cotton Candy
A fun head topper; pill box style. Needle felted, variegated pink wool roving over ivory wool batt. Shocking pink felt beads add dash & pizzazz.

Sky Blue Pink Neck and wrist cuff Set
Needle felted dyed wool roving into salvaged vintage necktie interfacing (lambs wool interfacing), makes a stable and warm wrap. Adjust size of neck wrap using the Felt bead pin. Felt beads on wrist cuff are sewn in place.

3 comments:

Knitted Gems said...

All of these look excellent, but my favorite is the Blue Swirls!

Thoughts on Life and Millinery. said...

I'm with Knitted Gems, but it was a close call...all of them are great!

Glorious Hats said...

Thanks so much. Each is my favorite on different days. LOL. Admit, I thought Blue Swirls would sell first. However it was Baby its cold outside and the Trillium hat that went to new hat loving heads.