Tuesday, October 9, 2012

First snow

The first snow of the season fell on us Friday evening/Saturday morning, Oct 6th.  I was so surprised to wake up to about an inch of snow blanketing the area!  I'm hoping we have a few more weeks of autumn weather before being launched into winter!!  However, the cold front put me in the mood to do some needle-felting samples (using a winter theme) for a class I'll be teaching in about a month. 

I have a few different colors of felt mats to supply those in the class, and as I looked at a few gray-colored felts, I wondered how they might be used for a winter scene or theme.  Gray... gray skies ...falling snow flakes... snow-laden evergreens...  snowmen... dancing snowmen.  "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow." Those ideas translated to this: