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: