• On retreat 2

    7 days ago - By Art With a Needle

    Those of us on retreat last week had a lot of fun watching Cindy Rollins made felt. Her first project was to make a pair of slippers, and we made her call us over to watch each time she did a new step in the process.
    First, she made lasts for the slippers. She put on a pair of throwaway socks and proceeded to apply many layers of duct tape over her feet. Then she cut through the whole contraption, removed each one from her foot, taped it back together and stuffed it with plastic bags.
    She marked the forms with the height she wanted the finished slippers to taken.
    Then she started to lay...
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