A few months ago I made a felt wall hanging using ombre-dyed indigo muslin and some pebbles I found on an Italian beach.
I thought I would experiment further with combining hard and soft in this way, this time in 3D form, using smaller pebbles I found on Welsh beaches.
This is a ball I made. I was quite pleased with the finished version on a technical level, but felt that it lacked something.
Then I remembered a very early felt piece I made at Morley College, when I was experimenting with using marbles as a resist.
So I decided to add some simple embroidery to jazz it up a bit.
That was better, but I wonder if I should have used more than one colour.
Then I tried a more abstract shape in my usual colour palette.
I’m not sure whether to add embroidery to this as well, and if so what colour. What do you think?