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The Felted Cactus Garden on Show!

My whole felted cactus garden will be on display at the Perth Convention Centre at the Craft & Quilt Fair, 18th – 22nd May.  That’s next week!  If you are in Western Australia come down and see my cactus plus the wonderful display by Feltwest members.  Come and have a chat I’ll be there for […]

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New Facebook Store App and a new deal

Found a fantastic little Facebook App that puts my www.soosie.com.au store on my Facebook page Soosie. The “Store” tab shows all of my eBooks and takes you directly to them. My last special combo of a free How to Felt books the first 200 Structural & Sculptural books have sold out, so I am pleased to announce […]

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Felting workshops in the UK

I am venturing to the UK in October 2016 with my Mum – we are planning to visit all the places that our ancestors came from,  as they migrated to South Australia in the early 1840s as first settlers. Its been fun tracing our heritage and Google Earthing all the sites but it will be […]

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Barrel Cacti made from felt

I have had requests for images of the individual Cacti made from felt and a little about each one so here goes!  First up the Barrel Cacti.  I love these slow growing prickly giants.  It took me several attempts to get the ribs right –  each resist becoming more complex and more barrel like.    This […]

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Working with felt large scale

Cacti and succulents come in all sizes from tiny pebble size conophytums to giant saguaros. Working small has issues in detail but working large poses 2 main challenges; making a self supporting structure and handling the piece before it is felted. In the design phase I ensured that any branches, ribs or vanes were the […]

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