by Judy Thomas, botanical artist, fiber artist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden class instructor I love working with fabric and fibers, and especially wool. Why wool? It is a natural fiber and has a great deal of versatility. You might have heard about felting, it’s becoming a popular craft. Felting, both wet and dry (or needle felting) uses […]
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Text & photos by Judy Thomas, Adult Education Instructor, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Needle felting is an old craft, but it is on the cutting edge in botanical art. I just finished teaching a session of “Needle Felting with Botanical Subjects” in the Art in the Garden program at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. What a […]
Text & photos by Judy Thomas, Adult Education Instructor, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Earlier this month, for the first time ever, I offered a class — Needle Felting for the Botanical Artist. We had so much fun in the class, I thought I’d share a few photos with you of our work. Many of you may not […]