Sami Style Handbags

Sami Reindeer Leather Purse

These felted handbags and purses are inspired by the traditional Saami designs of my ancestors. This handbag has been felted with a blend of snowy white Merino and Blue Leicester wools. The bag has been decorated with a traditional Saami style handwoven braid. Look for these in my Etsy shop or contact me if you… Continue reading Sami Style Handbags

Nuno Felt Scarves

Nuno Felted Silk Scarf

Nuno felting is a bit of wool, a bit of silk and a bit of magic. Pure merino wool has been hand felted onto a silk scarf backing. Look for my one-of-a-kind nuno felted scarves on Etsy. White silk scarf with wet felted pure merino wool decorated with green leafy vines and red flowers.

Painting With Fibres Workshop

Felt Art Fushcia

A wet felting workshop with the FLEWS Group. Beginners Welcome. Date: Sunday Sept 21, 2014 Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 p.m. Location: Betchworth Village Hall Station Road Betchworth RH3 7DF This class is designed for the beginner felter. You will learn techniques of how to make a felted picture of a flower using templates for… Continue reading Painting With Fibres Workshop

Oxmarket Gallery

Circles Felt Art

Painting with Wool Oxmarket Gallery Chichester, UK August 5, 2014 – August 17, 2014 An exhibition of hand felted art paintings created by textile artist Paivi Suomi, who works from her studio in Chichester. Wool and felt wall hangings have traditionally served both as art and with functional purpose to provide insulation to the walls… Continue reading Oxmarket Gallery

Felt Art

Sunflowers Felt Art

Felt Art – Painting with Wool Saatchi Art Some of my felt art tapestries can be found on Saatchi Art. Shop on Etsy Look for some of my smaller size original felt art pieces in my Etsy Shop Facebook Visit Paivatar Yarn on Facebook to see what I’m working on next.

Wet Felting Workshop – How to Felt a Bag

Felted IPad Bag

PLEASE NOTE: THE DATE FOR THIS WORKSHOP HAS CHANGED Date: Sunday Oct. 12, 2014 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Birdcage Barn 1 Leigh Road Chichester, UK PO20 0EN The class size is small, so space is limited. Please register early. This is a one day workshop in wet felting designed for beginner or… Continue reading Wet Felting Workshop – How to Felt a Bag

Beginner Felting Workshop

Felt Art Flower by Lynne

Beginner Wet Felting Workshop Date: Saturday April 12, 2014 Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class size is small, so space is limited. Please register early. This is a one day workshop for those who are beginners in wet felting and wish to learn the basics. Learn how to make flat piece of felt… Continue reading Beginner Felting Workshop