Earth Day

So here we are my Earth Day slippers. I did not end up using the tie, it was not the look I wanted but I do think that the bias binding idea from old ties is a very workable option. I will work on it at a later date.
For now though I am working on some small eco friendly change purses. I am using small scraps of handmade, hand dyed fabrics using the string quilting process. I think they have turned out really well, I love the more muted tones. I believe this is from using plants such as madder,indigo and marigold. No matter which fabrics I put together they all look lovely. Such is the way of nature….I really must pay more attention to her !
Still cool and blustery here but I have at last managed to get my laundry to dry outside on the washing line, how I love that smell when I bring it in to the house nothing beats it for me.

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About woolbrain

I love the area where we live. We have the ocean and the rainforest. I enjoy creating with yarns, fabrics, buttons and beads. I also like to keep learning new skills and share with others.

Posted on 19/04/2011, in Design Your Own Purse, felting, General, Make It Yourself, Make Your Own Style Purse, recycled clothing, recycled t shirts, thrift store, thrifting, upcycled sweaters and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Rosalyn Harwood

    Help! Love your blog! How did you make the slippers? Is there a pattern?
    I have a cute pattern for slip on slippers, but these seem so warm.

    • Hi Rosalyn,
      Thank you for the “love”
      As for a pattern for the slippers….I just traced around my foot and then drew a boot shape from the heel to the toe….. If you google “boot shape” for felting you may get images that are able to show you more or less what I did. They are very warm slippers. Good luck

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