All of Elli’s needle felted artwork pieces are handmade and unique.
She uses different types of felting needles and loves experimenting with different wool but mainly uses wool from British bred sheep and only uses UK suppliers.
Where possible she likes to use undyed cleaned wool fibres and loves the texture of the Wensleydale locks.
She elaborates as much as she can in her work. She uses armature wire to make the frame of her animals and flowers wool sculptures. She creates a dimensional effect by adding layers of wool that is mixed by hand or prepared with hand carders. It takes a lot of time to compress, shape and sculpture the wool but she loves it!
She is based in Aysgarth Wensleydale and her inspiration comes from the incredible surroundings of beautiful countryside. She is also know as Blue Mouse Art