Needle felting a cat using cat hair

Inspired by the book Crafting with Cat Hair: Cute Handicrafts to Make with Your Cat, I am using my cat’s hair to try out this interesting needle felting technique. The book is fun to read even though you don’t plan to needle felt anything, it contains step-by-step instructions to projects with various difficulties, like small tote bag, book cover and drawing. Today I am trying out the little puppet that shown in the book cover, took me an hour from start to finish, excluding brushing your cat and collecting the necessary tools. I got my felt needle and some extra cashmere (like the white color) from Etsy.

After 3 or 4 steps, the puppet is almost done.

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Copper foiled stained glass – 3 Beginner projects

After a year and half of learning stained glass through a community workshop, I am showcasing my three beginner pieces using copper foiled techniques. The first two pieces have the same pattern but used different color and texture glass for practising purpose. The third one is a window panal for a side window along a stair.  Enjoy the photos!