Night Owl Needlefelts - Leanne Healey, Cumbria
I'm a self-taught needlefelter from Cumbria and have been working with wool and alpaca fibres for 4 years.
I'm an avid needle felter and enjoy creating felted characters.
My work is mostly inspired by wildlife and pets, creating characters from fibres and barbed needles.
It's a lengthy process taking many hours and thousands of stabs so I get quite attached to them by the time I've finished. I don't use patterns or kits, I just start to felt and they take on little personalities of their own.
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