Tuesday 12 August 2014

Needle Felting

My latest needle felted piece is based on a photo I took a few years ago near Hightown, Merseyside. It's where the River Alt estuary meets the sea along the Sefton coast. I played around with the photo a little:

I started out making a wet felted background to work on:

Then needle felted it with Merino mixed with texturey wools like Icelandic. I used a bit of silk and bamboo on the river and cotton fibre for the clouds.


  1. Hello Zed, your wet/needle Felted landscape turned out fantastic. The needle felting gave the landscape lots of texture. The river came alive. Love it.

  2. The picture really has 'come to life' with the needle felting! I love the bold colours too.

  3. Great Job Zed. Sorry it this is two times,

  4. OOh love your zingy colours and textures - fabulously scenic!
    Ali x