As part of my desire to learn more about wet felting, I took a class that allowed me to felt around a template. When felting around a template you are able to create a seamless, non-flat project. So, I made a bag!
The fiber was hand dyed, and the light green “zips” are bits of handspun singles that were leftover from when I plied some yarn a while back. The lining is a batik fabric, but unfortunately I can’t claim it as my own because I bought it from JoAnn’s! I have gotten the urge to do some batik though. . . but that’s a whole ‘nother post. Here’s a shot of the lining:
I’m pretty proud of it considering it’s the first one I’ve made. For the next bag I’ll take more time to add an inside pocket (or 5) and also figure out a way to close it up; I think I’ll want to add a flap to close it instead of only a zipper.
ETA: One of the most useful resources I’ve used to learn more is the website: Felting Lessons. She has great, free videos that will guide you through the felting and fulling process.