Felt Forest Charm – Barbara Keal

04 Feb


How much fun would it have been as a kid to have one of these in your dress up box??? Welcome to the whimsical world of Barbara Keal and her felt work.


The Keal “sheep family”

Barbara creates her quirky and fairy tail style hoods from felt.  Usually having 8 or 10 different bags of local fleece open and mixing and layering freely to achieve a wide range of colours and textures. The creatures come from both her imagination and from pictures of animals…. creating everything from hares to tigers, rams to stags, each one an individual piece. Simply magical…….





How cute is this felt tiger skin jacket…. perfect for the little urban hunter….





…..which is your favourite?  Meanwhile on with the colourful adventure……….


Posted by on February 4, 2013 in Art, Things I love, UK, UK designers


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9 responses to “Felt Forest Charm – Barbara Keal

  1. EverydaySparks

    February 4, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    You had me at that first pic, BCD! Love these felt creations – how fun to be a kid in Barbara’s sheep family! 🙂

    • birdcagedesign

      February 4, 2013 at 7:40 pm

      I know, mind you who says you need to be a kid! 🙂

  2. Hidden Passions

    February 10, 2013 at 12:52 am

    All of them are creative.. but I liked tiger skin’s jacket the most.

  3. tarapappas

    February 10, 2013 at 7:22 am

    These are so beautiful and whimsical! I love these felted works–thanks for sharing 🙂

    • birdcagedesign

      February 10, 2013 at 9:59 am

      They are, I love the woodland feel..glad you enjoyed there are some very creative people out there 🙂

  4. Bethany Linz

    February 18, 2013 at 8:40 am

    I love them on the kids!!


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