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How to clean your Needle-felted artwork

People often ask how to clean their needle-felted artwork.  Most likely, your felted piece will be placed on a shelf or table, and admired without much handling.  In this case, dust will be your main enemy.  In an ideal situation, the wool sculpture would be placed in a glass dome or box, but if this isn't a possibility, the easiest way to clean off the sculpture would be to use "canned air"...the kind used to clean off key boards and other technologies.  Hold the can about and foot away from the sculpture, and let the air clean your sculpture for you.  Sticky fingers or dirty hands can leave residue, but no more so than they would on a wool sweater...

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Louisville Artisan Guild

  I am beyond thrilled to be able to say that I was accepted as a juried member of the Louisville Artisan Guild (LAG)!  I've been working hard in my studio for several months now to create a cohesive body of work that is gallery ready.  In January, I finished the last of the five pieces, gave them each a description and title, and wrote an artist statement.  Two weeks ago, I submitted my body of work to be judged by a blind jury of seven artists. Yesterday, I received my letter of acceptance!   On Saturday, March 9th, from 6:00-8:30pm, my art work and I will be at an exhibit opening for all of the new LAG juried members at...

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Trinket & Crow's Grand Opening

Woohoo! It's the Grand Opening of Trinket & Crow's needle-felting shop! If you've always wanted to purchase one of my magical wool creations, but weren't sure how to do it, now you can! Made of the finest sheep's wool, and hand-felted with care and love, I'm happy to bring my imagination to life for you.  Inventory is low after a fantastic holiday season. I'll be working hard in my studio throughout the winter to create new sculptures for you.  As I make new items, I'll include them in my shop. I owe every magical moment this year to you, my fans and supporters! I've wanted for some time now to be able to bring this shop to you.  It has...

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