The Wisdom of Wool



They are ready (almost)

The Wisdom of Wool - They are ready (almost)

I really feel the need to work something into the base of the garments.At the moment they dont look grounded enough.
tomorrow i will hunt for tree roots to stitch into the bottom of the garments.
i want them to look as though they have been really connected to the earth.
Maybe some real earth on the skirts would work.


the red flannel cloaks

The Wisdom of Wool - the red flannel cloaks

Both figures will have cloaks of red flannel with raw fleece trim.
I love the idea of the healing qualities of red flannel used as a cloak in this context.
The cloak is also a symbol of power,wisdom and protection,all these attributes are connected with nature.


finishing off

The Wisdom of Wool - finishing off

This is so much harder than it looks,trying to get a piece of fabric to hang right from a piece of felt ehich isnt completey square!!


putting backing on the constellation hanging

The Wisdom of Wool - putting backing on the constellation hanging

It is time to move this out of the studio to finish it off,


pinning the bodice

The Wisdom of Wool - pinning the bodice

the metal torsos for these figures work brilliantly but they need a bit of padding here and there before the garments go on


L'il boy

The Wisdom of Wool - L'il boy

He wont know what to do when this fleece project is over.