Artist Bio

Wendo Van Essen

I enjoy sculpting and fibre is my chosen medium. I am constantly pushing the envelope of just what I can create with a single felting needle.


Mixed Media Wall Art

Summer Berry

Inspiration: The lush texture of the different fabrics and the patient application of slow stitches brings me such joy.

Techniques and materials: Dyed fabrics, needle felted and hand stitched, beads

Mounted on canvas: 24 inches x 36 inches


Felting Three-Dimensional Art

Lazy Summer

Inspiration: Creating comforting summer scenes are my go-to to escape these challenging times. It’s hard to consider this piece ‘finished’. I just want to keep going.

Techniques and materials: Needle felted wool, hand stitched cotton and silk thread, wire, wood and glass

Free standing: 9 inches x 7 inches x 9 inches


Felting Three-Dimensional Art

Gerard the Fox

Inspiration: Foxes are so majestic and absolutely beautiful to behold. My Gerard is a bit of a flirt.

Techniques and materials: Needle felted wool, wire armature

Free standing: 10.5 inches x 8.5 inches x 3.5 inches


Felting Home decor

4 Seasons Needle Felting kits

Inspiration: All four of these popular Needle felting kits are available for one price. Create four stunning seasonal trees, each sized 5″ x 7″.

Techniques and materials: Felting needle, wool, instructions, background, upholstery foam, pattern.

Packaged: 5 inches x 7 inches