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New Needle Felted Sculpture: Kiwi the Australian Shepherd! » dev.farmgirlarts.com
Feb 182013

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Meet Kiwi. He’s a lovable, sweet, energetic and smart Australian Shepherd owned by Marguerite Ostreicher’s son. This young man is attending college and misses Kiwi very much. So Marguerite had me sculpt Kiwi in wool as a Xmas gift for her son so he could have Kiwi with him. 


Kiwi has a favorite toy: a large red “Jolly Ball”. It’s his favorite toy ever. So “little Kiwi” had to have a jolly ball, too.

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I was able to use Kiwi’s real fur for the exterior finish of the piece. I blended his fur and some dyed wool with my hand cards so it would felt to the surface of the 100% homegrown wool sculpture.

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  One Response to “New Needle Felted Sculpture: Kiwi the Australian Shepherd!”

  1. Masterpiece! How about exposing this atwork worldwide? I invite you to my Levs-Fox Art Gallery to International Art of Felting Exhibition. http://www.levisfoxartgallery.com/exhibitions.html Natalia

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