The Art and Craft of S. B. Appel

Fiber Arts

Felt Applique' patch. Custom piece for a backpack. Approx. 9 x 13", 2010

Felt Applique’ patch. Custom piece for a backpack. Approx. 9 x 13″, 2010

spiralpendant

Spiral Felt Pendant with hidden pocket for crystals or other items. Fully hand stitched from Ecofelt. 2 1/2″ round.

leaf shape felt pendant, fully hand stitched & bead embroidered using Ecofelt. 2 1/4" long.

leaf shape felt pendant, fully hand stitched & bead embroidered using Ecofelt. 2 1/4″ long.

felt amulet frontback

Four Corners felt pendant, all hand stitching/embroidery with hidden stuff pocket. 2 1/2″ round. 2014

 

wristicuff worn

“Diamond” felt wristicuff, a machine & hand sewn/embellished felt bracelet with hidden stuff pocket for keys and etc. 3″ at widest point. Adjustable width with Velcro closures. 2014

wristicuff flat

“Diamond” wristicuff flat view

 

 

elfhatfront

“elf hat”, made with stretchy reclaimed scrap fabric. Can be worn in a couple of different styles. About 40″ long. 2013.

elfhatback elfhatside

 

rainbowbagpatchdetail

Center detail of Rainbow Patch showing bead embroidery.

rainbowbagpatch

Rainbow Patch constructed of pieced ribbons laid in a Log Cabin/Seminole style with hand & machine embroidery & hand quilting. 8″ square. 2014.

 

 

yoni-pendant

Goddess Pendant, all hand stitching and embroidery on EcoFelt. About 3″ long. 2013.

 

feltneedlebookcover

Felt Needle Book- machine and hand embroidered with layered felt applique’.

feltneedlebookinside

Encaustic & Mixed Media on Plywood, 12 x 15", 2009

Encaustic & Mixed Media on Plywood, 12 x 15″, 2009. Text is an excerpt from the Rules of the Road book; this was meant as part 1 of a several part series juxtaposing organic themes with “rules”, as this relates to human relationships.

Winter Holidays 2009 040

Comfort Quilt, recycled cotton, Approx. Queen coverlet size, 2009. A gift for my mother.

Love 2010, art quilt with mixed fibers/ribbon on wool felt backing, about 20 x 30". Completed for exhibition in the 2010 Love Show, Olympic Mills gallery, Portland, Oregon.

Love 2010, art quilt with mixed fibers/ribbon on wool felt backing, about 20 x 30″. Completed for exhibition in the 2010 Love Show, Olympic Mills gallery, Portland, Oregon.

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