Christine May Pettet

Artwork 1: Hubble   5053 

This oversized cloche hat was inspired by the stunning images transmitted by the Hubble space telescope. The colours and patterns are like looking into a cosmic kaleidoscope. 

 

Materials and Techniques

Wet felting, Merino fibre, Corridale fibre, Margalian silk, acid dye.

 

Artwork 2: Firecracker 

This hat was influenced by the kaleidoscope of colours and movement in a firework display. 

 

Materials and Techniques. 

Wet felting and needle felting, Merino fibre, Viscose fiber, Teesdale and Wensleydale locks

 

Artwork 3: KomoRebi./Treelight  

KomoRebi is the Japanese way to describe sunlight through trees or tree light. The colours in this hat were influenced whilst walking through a shady woodland. The way the rays of sunlight danced through the leaves. Glimpsing the bright Kaleidoscopic patterns and colours of the springtime fields in the distance. 

 

Materials and Techniques

Wet felting, Merino fibre, acid dye.

 

 

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