Here's a short, silent video clip from my early days teaching. No... it's not in black and white! I'm old, but not that old. I still use a similar method to create a one-off motif, because it's a good way to place coloration exactly where you'd like it, and at the specific size needed for your project. Basically you are making felt, placing color and shaping a motif all in one step.
In the years since, Ive developed more methods to efficiently create soft, drape-able, washable embellishment. The fun is still as exciting as it was the very first time.
Click here to view my near-vintage silent video clip, creating the pale maple leaf shown in the photo above.
Oh...all video clips these days have quality sound and improved clarity. Running with the new tech...