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I would love to create a needle felted sculpture of your pet for you to cherish always! This listing is for a custom made wool 3D pet portrait of your dog that is poseable! I can even add a bit of your pets fur to further personalize it!
>>>Saluki dog sculpture shown as an example only. I will use your photos to work from<<<
I will use your photos for your miniature sculpture.

Needle felting with a Gourmet touch! Entirely made by hand just for you!

♥♥ Because of their hand crafted nature, only a Limited number of these precious treasures are created every year. Save a spot on my Order List today!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
❤️~❤️~❤️~ Accepting Commissions for my SPRING Order List. Easy Payment Plan available. Sorry for the wait but my Custom Portraits are extremely popular and I always have an order list ~❤️~❤️~❤️
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
RUSH ORDERS ~ PLease see this listing for details
https://www.etsy.com/listing/114097783/rush-order-charge-for-handmade-animal

*My Sculptures have been Published in Teddy Bear Review Magazine!

To see how a dog is created take a peek at my "about" page
http://www.etsy.com/shop/GourmetFelted/about/
All of my Sculptures are made to order and one of a kind!
SALUKI~SABIN

This listing is an example of one of my Custom WOOL PET PORTRAITS. This was a commissioned piece or special request. I can also make your favorite breed or any animal if you don't have any pets! If you feel in love with this sculpture I can make one similar to it if you like!

Now you can have a little replica of your pet that will snuggle in the palm of your hand. Each sculpture is one of a kind and makes a unique gift for someone special..including yourself! They are a precious keepsake collectible.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
Please visit my shop.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/gourmetfelted
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥


~~~To Place a Commission~~~


1) PURCHASE:
any listing of the examples that I have of PET PORTRAITS.

2) EMAIL:
me photos of your pet. YOUR pet is my MODEL!!
You can also send photos which I will return with your completed sculpture.

3) APPROVE:
when your PET PORTRAIT is finished, I will send you photos for your approval

4) SHIPPING:
I will ship your PET PORTRAIT SCULPTURE to you in a sturdy priority mail box for speed, with full insurance coverage and delivery confirmation for safety and peace of mind.

5) SIGNED:
Your PET PORTRAIT will include a Photo Certificate of Authenticity signed by me. Also your sculpture will be initialed by me on the underside along with the year created.


From your photos I will create your pet. I also have done sculptures "IN MEMORY OF" for the precious pets of our past.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


~~~WHAT IS NEEDLE FELTING?~~~

Your PET PORTRAIT will be needle felted. This is a labor intensive art form where wool is sculpted into a shape with a single barbed needle! I use high quality fibers such as wool, silk, mohair, alpaca, llama, angora and camel down. I choose what ever fiber best matches your pets fur color, texture, and shine. Sometimes I have fiber custom colored just for your pet! I sculpt a special nose for your sculpture and I use glass eyes.
My sculptures are SIZE 5 inches. They are POSEABLE and have the cutest little pawpads! They are created in a smoke-free and pet-free studio.

I get so much joy from creating these precious sculptures and from the joy that they bring to others. Many people have tears of joy when they get their PET PORTRAIT SCULPTURE, and they can treasure it always. These sculptures are not toys, but works of art made for the discerning collector.

Yes, they are made for you,
from the heart!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
**Please visit my other fiber shop.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/dreamfiber
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

International Buyers welcome. Please email me at the bottom of the page for a shipping quote.
Thanks for your time.

Have a lovely Day!
~Gerry
I would love to create a needle felted sculpture of your pet for you to cherish always! This listing is for a custom made wool 3D pet portrait of your dog that is poseable! I can even add a bit of your pets fur to further personalize it!
>>>Saluki dog sculpture shown as an example only. I will use your photos to work from<<<
I will use your photos for your miniature sculpture.

Needle felting with a Gourmet touch! Entirely made by hand just for you!

♥♥ Because of their hand crafted nature, only a Limited number of these precious treasures are created every year. Save a spot on my Order List today!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
❤️~❤️~❤️~ Accepting Commissions for my SPRING Order List. Easy Payment Plan available. Sorry for the wait but my Custom Portraits are extremely popular and I always have an order list ~❤️~❤️~❤️
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
RUSH ORDERS ~ PLease see this listing for details
https://www.etsy.com/listing/114097783/rush-order-charge-for-handmade-animal

*My Sculptures have been Published in Teddy Bear Review Magazine!

To see how a dog is created take a peek at my "about" page
http://www.etsy.com/shop/GourmetFelted/about/
All of my Sculptures are made to order and one of a kind!
SALUKI~SABIN

This listing is an example of one of my Custom WOOL PET PORTRAITS. This was a commissioned piece or special request. I can also make your favorite breed or any animal if you don't have any pets! If you feel in love with this sculpture I can make one similar to it if you like!

Now you can have a little replica of your pet that will snuggle in the palm of your hand. Each sculpture is one of a kind and makes a unique gift for someone special..including yourself! They are a precious keepsake collectible.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
Please visit my shop.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/gourmetfelted
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥


~~~To Place a Commission~~~


1) PURCHASE:
any listing of the examples that I have of PET PORTRAITS.

2) EMAIL:
me photos of your pet. YOUR pet is my MODEL!!
You can also send photos which I will return with your completed sculpture.

3) APPROVE:
when your PET PORTRAIT is finished, I will send you photos for your approval

4) SHIPPING:
I will ship your PET PORTRAIT SCULPTURE to you in a sturdy priority mail box for speed, with full insurance coverage and delivery confirmation for safety and peace of mind.

5) SIGNED:
Your PET PORTRAIT will include a Photo Certificate of Authenticity signed by me. Also your sculpture will be initialed by me on the underside along with the year created.


From your photos I will create your pet. I also have done sculptures "IN MEMORY OF" for the precious pets of our past.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


~~~WHAT IS NEEDLE FELTING?~~~

Your PET PORTRAIT will be needle felted. This is a labor intensive art form where wool is sculpted into a shape with a single barbed needle! I use high quality fibers such as wool, silk, mohair, alpaca, llama, angora and camel down. I choose what ever fiber best matches your pets fur color, texture, and shine. Sometimes I have fiber custom colored just for your pet! I sculpt a special nose for your sculpture and I use glass eyes.
My sculptures are SIZE 5 inches. They are POSEABLE and have the cutest little pawpads! They are created in a smoke-free and pet-free studio.

I get so much joy from creating these precious sculptures and from the joy that they bring to others. Many people have tears of joy when they get their PET PORTRAIT SCULPTURE, and they can treasure it always. These sculptures are not toys, but works of art made for the discerning collector.

Yes, they are made for you,
from the heart!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
**Please visit my other fiber shop.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/dreamfiber
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

International Buyers welcome. Please email me at the bottom of the page for a shipping quote.
Thanks for your time.

Have a lovely Day!
~Gerry
Reviews
5 out of 5 stars.
(549)
Reviewed by Louise Fischer
5 out of 5 stars.
Jun 14, 2017
I really love the alpaca wool!! I have never tried alpaca wool before. It is working really well for a needle felt horse I am making.
Needle Felting Alpaca Wool Eco Friendly / Needlecraft / Great for Dog fur by Fiber Artist GERRY

Reviewed by Julie

Reviewed by Louise Fischer
5 out of 5 stars.
Jun 14, 2017
I really love the alpaca wool!! I have never tried alpaca wool before. It is working really well for a needle felt horse I am making.
Needle Felting Alpaca Wool Eco Friendly / Needlecraft / Great for Dog fur by Fiber Artist GERRY

Reviewed by Julie

Reviewed by nicolemestanas
5 out of 5 stars.
Jan 4, 2017
I ordered this as a Christmas gift for my husband and he loves it! It looks just like our beloved JR! Gerry was professional and item arrived when promised. I would recommend this to anyone!
RESERVED Needle Felted Dog / Custom Miniature Sculpture of your pet / Cute / poseable by Fiber Artist GERRY/ Cute small size

Reviewed by oliviahtt

Reviewed by janet19621
5 out of 5 stars.
Sep 13, 2016
Fantastic love her she just looks like my holly
gerry the lady who made holly keeps you well informed of the dog she is making a fantastic person she has a lot of time for you thanks so much x
RESERVED Felted Miniature of your Pet / Custom made Pet Portrait / Cute / poseable / Shih Tzu Holly / BALANCE

Shipping

Shipping from United States
Processing time
Please contact me to find out when this item will be ready to ship
SHIPPING:
Shipping is by priority mail in the US with full insurance coverage and tracking for safety and peace of mind. More than one item can be shipped together and they will be shipped in a sturdy box.
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International:
VAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE. Also please know, international shipping can sometimes take longer due to customs. I can only track packages until they leave the U.S.. In this case you will need to contact customs if there is a shipment delay.

OUTSIDE THE U.S.? Please be aware that you may be charged additional taxes and fees to have your package delivered, depending upon your country's customs laws (UK buyers are usually charged VAT and handling fees for purchases over £15) Sorry, customs forms cannot be marked as gifts or have the value lowered as that is illegal.

>>>>>>>>>>>SHIPPING DELAYS<<<<<<<<<<<<
I am not responsible for delays in shipping due to heavy postal volume during holiday seasons, bad weather, strikes or customs delays. These of course are all out of my control. Also UNinsured items are at the risk of the buyer.


***US BUYERS:
If your package has gone missing please let me know and I'll do everything I can to track it down. All packages are shipping in the US with tracking.

***INTERNATIONAL BUYERS:
Please wait at least 4 to 6 weeks BEFORE thinking it's lost. It could be stuck in customs somewhere.. There is no way to track international packages through USPS

***CANADIAN BUYERS:
Canada Post is currently downsizing and eliminating many of the smaller post offices and cutting back on staff and hours as well so that will have an impact on mail delivery. Even letters are taking 2 weeks to get back and forth these days.


***WRONG ADDRESS:
We ship to the address given to us on your Etsy / Paypal / Credit Card account by default. We will not be held financially responsible if you supply us with an incorrect mailing address. Please be sure your shipping information is accurate. This has been an issue in the past. If the item(s) is returned un-deliverable we will contact you and re-ship once you pay for the additional re-shipping postage .

Payments

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  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with PayPal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Etsy keeps your payment information secure. Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.
ORDER INFO --I will be making your order in about 6** months from the date of final payment. I have many orders ahead of yours and appreciate your patience and understanding. All of my sculptures are handmade by myself only. Sorry for the delay but my sculptures are very popular and I always have an order list.
>>>>>>PLEASE NOTE<<<<<<
**My husband is handicapped and sometimes needs more of my time. Also my Mom is 83 years old and I help her every week. These 2 factors may slow order time. I do spend many hours on each order and Never rush through them!

SOMETIMES IT IS LONGER IN BUSY SEASONS. My Monthly Order lists are NOT delivery times. They are for organizing the order sequence only. Please scroll down to the Additional Policies and FAQ for additional order info. Thank you!


PAYMENT:
I also accept paypal, credit cards, checks, echecks and money orders. Item is not shipped before payment clears. When ordering a commissioned sculpture, a deposit or full payment is required. A deposit will reserve a spot on my order. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS must pay with paypal.
>>>>>>>I will start on your sculpture after full payment is made <<<<<<<<

****Wool and Needle Felted Kit buyers. Please note that if you pay with an E-check through Paypal it can take up to 7 business days for your check to clear. This will delay shipping of your item(s) until payment is cleared.

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**See this link to purchase by credit card through paypal without a paypal account.
http://www.etsy.com/storque/how-to/how-to-pay-with-a-credit-card-and-create-a-paypal-account-746
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Please send photos of your pet that you would like me to create for you and I will put you on my order list. Then I will email you when I am finished with your sculpture and will send photos to you for your approval.

>>>>>>>>>PAYMENTS ACCEPTED<<<<<<<<<
**Payments accepted with flexible terms. You can pay the amount that is best for you at a schedule that is convenient for you.

**If you are ordering more than one sculpture, I do give a discount. Please email me for details.

Returns & exchanges

NO RETURNS OR REFUNDS:
Due to the nature of custom items and the many hours that go into these Custom Portrait Sculptures, I cannot offer refunds or exchanges. However, I will go above and beyond to make sure you are happy with your piece. I make each piece by hand with a needle which is very labor intensive. Materials, many hours and days of work goes into each of my sculptures.

I have been creating Custom Sculptures for 8 years and Everyone that I have made a custom sculpture for has been ecstatic! Some email me with happy tears as they are so touched!

If you are not delighted with your creation, please contact me so the situation may be rectified. Adjustments could be made to the piece to insure your satisfaction.
Exchange or merchandise credit may be issued.
Once an item has been payed for I do not offer a refund of the amount paid but will offer you a gift certificate to spend within a 12 month period.


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~Fiber Orders~
If you need another type of wool from what you purchased, I would be happy to swap for another type. Shipping on exchanges are the responsibility of the buyer. Out of hundreds of wool sales I only had one person swap. Everyone else has been thoroughly delighted with it!
NO RETURNS OR REFUNDS:
Due to the nature of custom items and the many hours that go into these Custom Portrait Sculptures, I cannot offer refunds or exchanges. However, I will go above and beyond to make sure you are happy with your piece. I make each piece by hand with a needle which is very labor intensive. Materials, many hours and days of work goes into each of my sculptures.

I have been creating Custom Sculptures for 8 years and Everyone that I have made a custom sculpture for has been ecstatic! Some email me with happy tears as they are so touched!

If you are not delighted with your creation, please contact me so the situation may be rectified. Adjustments could be made to the piece to insure your satisfaction.
Exchange or merchandise credit may be issued.
Once an item has been payed for I do not offer a refund of the amount paid but will offer you a gift certificate to spend within a 12 month period.


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~Fiber Orders~
If you need another type of wool from what you purchased, I would be happy to swap for another type. Shipping on exchanges are the responsibility of the buyer. Out of hundreds of wool sales I only had one person swap. Everyone else has been thoroughly delighted with it!

Additional policies

FAQ

ORDER TIME FRAME

**************************************************
I will be making your order in about 6 months from the date of final payment. I have many orders ahead of yours and appreciate your patience and understanding. SOMETIMES IT IS LONGER IN BUSY SEASONS. My Monthly Order lists are NOT delivery times. They are for organizing the order sequence only.

Sorry for the wait, but I am booked with orders as my Needle Felted Sculptures are extremely popular. Thank you for your patience and understanding. I'm sure that you will be delighted with your sculpture and think that it was worth the wait! I work alone and each sculpture is created by me.

I also take care of photography, editing. ordering supplies, bookkeeping, packaging, shipping, advertising and all aspects of running a shop.

I am also the primary caregiver for my handicapped husband and at times he needs more of my time which also can delay shipment on orders.

>>Payment or Deposit must be made at time of purchase to get on my order list<<

**************************************************

>>>>CUSTOM RUSH ORDERS<<<<

I do have an option for rush orders if you are desperate! I do have to drop everything to make a rush sculpture. Because of this there is a $100 fee for this service! This does not include any expedited shipping unless paid for separately. Delivery on a rush order is generally about a month. Thank you!

*****************************************************


Can you add my pets FUR to the sculpture?


Yes! As long as it is at least 2 inches long, clean, not matted, without bugs or
fragrances.

*****************************************************

Can you change a sculpture?

Sometimes! I don't mind minor changes, but if you change your mind and want a radical change from the original agreed upon design, there will be an additional charge based on the work involved, if even possible. Many, many hours are involved in a sculpture and they are not easy to change.

*****************************************************
Can you repair a sculpture that got chewed by my pet?

Yes I have repaired several sculptures. My minimum charge is $25. This includes materials and labor. Also I have to take time to take new photos, edit, and send them for approval. Sometimes a sculpture is too damaged for repair without staring over. Please be careful with your Sculptures as they are not toys. Keep them away from pets and children.

*****************************************************

>>>>>>>HOLIDAY SHOPPERS<<<<<<<

Will it be ready for Christmas?

After October you are taking a chance on ordering for the holidays. I receive orders year round and a large amount for the holidays so some have to be passed on to January or so. I don't rush my work and each can take several days of work to complete. My advice is to order as soon as you can! It is May now and I already am getting orders for December!!

I specialize in CUSTOM Portrait Sculptures of YOUR PET! I always have a waiting list, so please order as soon as you can. Send me photos of you favorite pet or breed, and I will make a little replica for you. These are firmly felted sculptures that will last and can become family heirlooms. Not toys, but works of art made for the discerning collector. Yes, they are made for you, from the heart!


*****************************************************


**Can I blog about GOURMET FELTED?


sure!! feel free to use my photos too but please give proper credit to me and link back to my store. Thanks!

*****************************************************


>>>CARING FOR NEEDLE FELTED ITEMS<<<

Long coated fur SHOULD NOT be combed or brushed. It is better to use a large needle to gently "comb' the fur. Trim any strays instead of pulling out.

As you may have guessed, keeping them behind glass is the beat way to protect them Of course many people don't have that available.

I have read to use a dampened cloth, blower duster, or tape.

DON"T!

Don't ever use moisture with them .You'll end up with some of the dust sticking to the dampened fiber.
A blowing device will also embed more fiber/dust deeper than it will blow off.
Tape is a good way to raise a little bit of fuzz, so unless you want a fuzzy look on a formerly smooth coat, I'd avoid tape. It could also pull out fur!
It also won't reach the dust settled down into the fibers because unlike mohair, which has a backing/base, there is no 'base' to needle felted items.


You want to suck the dust off so use a vacuum . You can use a full sized one, with a sock or hosiery rubber-banded over the wand head. And then spread your fingers out over the end. In case anything should be lightly needled or lightly attached, the sock and fingers should stop anything from going into the vacuum.

If you handle your pieces a lot, be sure to wash your hands every time before touching them. The oils in your hands won't be obvious, but over time will leave a film which will hold dust even firmer. So all in all, it is easier to keep them clean rather than trying to clean them later.


****************************************************

Will you send me regular emails and updates on my custom order?

After your order has been placed I send two messages.
1) a confirmation of payment of your order
2) an email showing completed photos of your sculpture for approval.

This means there will be several weeks of no communication for each order. This does not mean your order is forgotten! If it was paid for and confirmed, you are definitely on my order list. If you are curious about the status of your order you are welcome to message me, however, please understand that answering frequent questions and giving detailed updates on every piece is impractical for me. To do so would mean increasing the price of these sculptures significantly to compensate for that amount of time spent out of the studio and on the computer. To keep these beautiful sculptures affordable, I do not send more than the minimum amount of emails required for an efficient transaction. More time in the studio means more time and care spent on your piece.

Thanks for your patience and understanding!
~Gerry
FAQ

ORDER TIME FRAME

**************************************************
I will be making your order in about 6 months from the date of final payment. I have many orders ahead of yours and appreciate your patience and understanding. SOMETIMES IT IS LONGER IN BUSY SEASONS. My Monthly Order lists are NOT delivery times. They are for organizing the order sequence only.

Sorry for the wait, but I am booked with orders as my Needle Felted Sculptures are extremely popular. Thank you for your patience and understanding. I'm sure that you will be delighted with your sculpture and think that it was worth the wait! I work alone and each sculpture is created by me.

I also take care of photography, editing. ordering supplies, bookkeeping, packaging, shipping, advertising and all aspects of running a shop.

I am also the primary caregiver for my handicapped husband and at times he needs more of my time which also can delay shipment on orders.

>>Payment or Deposit must be made at time of purchase to get on my order list<<

**************************************************

>>>>CUSTOM RUSH ORDERS<<<<

I do have an option for rush orders if you are desperate! I do have to drop everything to make a rush sculpture. Because of this there is a $100 fee for this service! This does not include any expedited shipping unless paid for separately. Delivery on a rush order is generally about a month. Thank you!

*****************************************************


Can you add my pets FUR to the sculpture?


Yes! As long as it is at least 2 inches long, clean, not matted, without bugs or
fragrances.

*****************************************************

Can you change a sculpture?

Sometimes! I don't mind minor changes, but if you change your mind and want a radical change from the original agreed upon design, there will be an additional charge based on the work involved, if even possible. Many, many hours are involved in a sculpture and they are not easy to change.

*****************************************************
Can you repair a sculpture that got chewed by my pet?

Yes I have repaired several sculptures. My minimum charge is $25. This includes materials and labor. Also I have to take time to take new photos, edit, and send them for approval. Sometimes a sculpture is too damaged for repair without staring over. Please be careful with your Sculptures as they are not toys. Keep them away from pets and children.

*****************************************************

>>>>>>>HOLIDAY SHOPPERS<<<<<<<

Will it be ready for Christmas?

After October you are taking a chance on ordering for the holidays. I receive orders year round and a large amount for the holidays so some have to be passed on to January or so. I don't rush my work and each can take several days of work to complete. My advice is to order as soon as you can! It is May now and I already am getting orders for December!!

I specialize in CUSTOM Portrait Sculptures of YOUR PET! I always have a waiting list, so please order as soon as you can. Send me photos of you favorite pet or breed, and I will make a little replica for you. These are firmly felted sculptures that will last and can become family heirlooms. Not toys, but works of art made for the discerning collector. Yes, they are made for you, from the heart!


*****************************************************


**Can I blog about GOURMET FELTED?


sure!! feel free to use my photos too but please give proper credit to me and link back to my store. Thanks!

*****************************************************


>>>CARING FOR NEEDLE FELTED ITEMS<<<

Long coated fur SHOULD NOT be combed or brushed. It is better to use a large needle to gently "comb' the fur. Trim any strays instead of pulling out.

As you may have guessed, keeping them behind glass is the beat way to protect them Of course many people don't have that available.

I have read to use a dampened cloth, blower duster, or tape.

DON"T!

Don't ever use moisture with them .You'll end up with some of the dust sticking to the dampened fiber.
A blowing device will also embed more fiber/dust deeper than it will blow off.
Tape is a good way to raise a little bit of fuzz, so unless you want a fuzzy look on a formerly smooth coat, I'd avoid tape. It could also pull out fur!
It also won't reach the dust settled down into the fibers because unlike mohair, which has a backing/base, there is no 'base' to needle felted items.


You want to suck the dust off so use a vacuum . You can use a full sized one, with a sock or hosiery rubber-banded over the wand head. And then spread your fingers out over the end. In case anything should be lightly needled or lightly attached, the sock and fingers should stop anything from going into the vacuum.

If you handle your pieces a lot, be sure to wash your hands every time before touching them. The oils in your hands won't be obvious, but over time will leave a film which will hold dust even firmer. So all in all, it is easier to keep them clean rather than trying to clean them later.


****************************************************

Will you send me regular emails and updates on my custom order?

After your order has been placed I send two messages.
1) a confirmation of payment of your order
2) an email showing completed photos of your sculpture for approval.

This means there will be several weeks of no communication for each order. This does not mean your order is forgotten! If it was paid for and confirmed, you are definitely on my order list. If you are curious about the status of your order you are welcome to message me, however, please understand that answering frequent questions and giving detailed updates on every piece is impractical for me. To do so would mean increasing the price of these sculptures significantly to compensate for that amount of time spent out of the studio and on the computer. To keep these beautiful sculptures affordable, I do not send more than the minimum amount of emails required for an efficient transaction. More time in the studio means more time and care spent on your piece.

Thanks for your patience and understanding!
~Gerry

FAQs

Yes I specialize in custom Pet Portrait sculptures! If you don't have a pet then I can reproduce any example shown in my shop or from a photo! They are also poseable that adds to the fun! I can also add a lock of fur to your sculpture for that personalized touch! This is especially appreciated in my Memorial Sculptures.
Yes I always have an order list and the wait is generally about 6 months. I am accepting orders for December NOW. Thanks!
Yes I do! It is called Dreamfiber. I sell handspun Art yarns, knitted items, Herbs for Weddings , and combed doll hair. Just copy and paste this link to the top of this page. https://www.etsy.com/shop/Dreamfiber?ref=seller-platform-mcnav
Yes they are! I have many photos showing each step in creating a cute sheep or dog! You can see examples in my listings of felted sheep that were made by people who had never felted before!

Needle Felted Dog / Custom Pet Portrait Miniature Sculpture of your pet / Cute / poseable example Saluki

$275.00

Only 1 available


Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Primary color: Gold
  • Secondary color: White
  • Occasion: Pet loss
  • Materials: wire, wool, sculpted clay nose, black jade eyes, lots of love, luxury fibers
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 549 reviews
  • Favorited by: 42 people
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