So now that we have a "formal" eating place...I set out to make us some cool placemats!!
I started with some leftover over felt and used a large mixing bowl to trace circles. Then used our Ying-Yang incense burner to trace the pattern. Then I began needle felting on yarn. I'm going to do one fire/water set...cuz those are our elements...D is fire, I'm water. Then I'm going to do a standard black and white set!!!
The work was wonderful. It really gave me the feeling of painting, which I've been missing. I used both a little needle holder with 5 needles in it, as well as a single needle for those little pesky spots.