Lety R-Z's Profile
Hi! I am a Mexico native currently living in San Antonio, TX. In Real Life I needlefelt all day; secretly I wish I were some manner of zoologist.
My creturs are created by a process called needle felting, which consists of poking wool repeatedly with a barbed needle, making the fibers lock together. I hand-dye most of my wool.
I've been itching to make alebrijes and other creatures for a long time, and have experimented with various methods — knitting, crochet, sewing, Sculpey, papier maché. When I discovered the intuitive and immediate sculptural qualities of needle felting, I decided that was the way to go.
My wool critters are not made for rough play, and not intended for children, as many of them have small parts or are in themselves small. They can, however, withstand being handled quite a lot and tossed around, as...
- Born on October 23
- Joined October 1, 2009