FeezleBops

Original Felt Creations and Custom Pet Portraits

Boston, Massachusetts · 27 Sales

FeezleBops

Original Felt Creations and Custom Pet Portraits

Boston, Massachusetts 27 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Amy Kelly

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Amy Kelly

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Amy Kelly

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abennett2012

abennett2012 on Jan 8, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is a precious little creation--I love it. And thanks for the extras.. I'll visit your site often to see what else you come up with.

111275emb

111275emb on Sep 8, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Got it today--can't wait til my sis opens it!! Thanks so much for your special attention to her lil package!! :)

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Feezle Bops by Amy Kelly

I started my shop as a way to share my interests with other artists and possibly make a sale in the mean time. I am inspired by all different mediums form oil paints to bronze and felt. Etsy has provided the type of eclectic community that I feel supports and inspires artists like myself.

I started needle felting after taking a class on wet felting and trying to make something from the left over wool I had. I made a few tiny horses for my nieces and then kind of forgot about felting until the Spring of 2014. I very suddenly lost my best friend, a jack russell terrier named Bosley. For over ten years it had been just me and Boz against the world, and when I lost him I was more than devastated and heartbroken. I wanted something tangible I could remember him by, a way that he could always be with me. So I began to needle felt again and I made a tiny Boz to hold in my hand and take with me always. Felting was a very meditative way to cope with my loss. I started making little stress balls with funny faces, their anxious expressions help me relieve my own anxiety. My friends loved them and wanted some for themselves. So I made more and asked them what these little creatures should be called...and that's how Feezle Bops was born. After that i just kept needle felting all kinds of things, because not only did it make me happy, I was able to bring joy to others. My three little nieces are a constant inspiration and my biggest fans, along with my dad. Their ideas for custom work are always surprising and fun...a deer, a giraffe, a shrimp?! Making custom items is probably my most rewarding work. When I make a miniature of someone's dog I put just as much heart into it as I did when I made my mini Boz. To make a symbol of that unconditional love is something that really makes all the hours and hours of work worth it.

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  • Amy Kelly

    Owner, Maker, Painter And Sculptor

    I am an artist currently living and working in Boston. I have attended Boston University's College of Fine Arts as well as Massachusetts College of Art and Design. My work tends to err on the macabre side but I enjoy bright colors and patterns too.

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Last updated on February 17, 2011

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