My name is Rachel Austin. I'm a textile artist based in Gloucestershire in the UK. I have been needle felting for a few years now, and more recently, I tried to photograph my creations using a standard lightbox I purchased from Amazon. The photos of my little sculptures didn't come out quite as I wanted them. My daughter, who is studying A level DT, is always coming up with amazing product ideas and designs. She came up with an idea of a design for a unique lightbox, which would not only let in a lot more light but also allow for easy, changeable scene building/assembling.

I really hope you like these little woolly scenes, which would not be possible without the help of my wonderful daughter, Sophie! If you'd like to see more, please feel free to check out my Facebook and Instagram.

Also, stop by my other posts on Bored Panda here, here, and here

Thanks for reading!

More info: Facebook | Instagram | Etsy | youtube.com

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How Terribly Unfortunate
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1 month ago

I love that cute little polar bear! ❤🐻‍❄️

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Mr. Crumb and his colleagues are celebrating a job well done at the Wine Shop

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Canada crazy
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1 month ago

floofy pink tree!!!!

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Canada crazy
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1 month ago

dat lil' bird!!!!

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R L
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1 month ago

Those little paws- adorable

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Mrs. Thimble watches the biplane sail into the sunset after bidding farewell to Mr. Crumb who is going on a business trip

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Kailyn Patin
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1 month ago

too cute! XD

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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It's raining acorns!

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Kailyn Patin
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1 month ago

Lil koala is forever protected with the other animals

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Here is Mrs. Thimble with her two children, Biscuit and Worm, as she hangs up the wash to dry in the honeysuckle sun.

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

"I've brought some goodies to share with you, madam. May we enter your humble home?" said Mrs. Thimble. "But of course, Mr. and Mrs. Crumb and Thimble. I brewed enough tea for all of us to share!" Replied the lavender fairy gleefully

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Bean59
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1 month ago

pax!

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Nimue47
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1 month ago

Love the little seal !

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

"Crumb, my good fellow, how are the wife and kids?" asked the fox. "Quite well Mr fox, and what a lovely tea you have brewed." replied Mr. Crumb as he admired the lavender tea with a drop of lemon.

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R L
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1 month ago

That is an almighty big wolf with the most quizzical eyes :-)

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

A photo a few mere moments before Mr. Crumb and Mrs. Thimble's first kiss

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Bean59
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1 month ago

I love her hairrr!

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Invent a story for this scene. What are Mr. Crumb and Ms. Marigold talking about? what is Mrs. Thimble doing in the back?

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago (edited)

"Welcome home, Crumb! I have prepared honey-biscuits and pumpkin seeds for dinner. How was your day at work at the wine shop?", inquired Mrs. Thimble. "It was a wonderful day!, we danced, drank, partied, and had a most wonderful time!" Exclaimed Mr. Crumb to his beloved wife. "We must go inside, my darling if we wish to eat the biscuits warm!" said Mr. Crumb as they scurried inside.

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R L
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1 month ago

I would love a farmyard like this

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R L
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1 month ago

This one makes me sad- it reminds me of all the koalas that have died in the fires.

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Mrs. Thimble's youngest son, Worm, on an adventure

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Parisian Lady and the Tramp

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Mr. Crumb's awaited return from his long business trip.

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Here is Mrs. Thimble as a child, listening to her mother tell her a story.

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Kailyn Patin
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1 month ago

Just lovely

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R L
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1 month ago

A mayfair pole :-) I am sure there was a similar sceen in one of the Angelina Ballerina stories.

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Biscuit and Worm are in class, learning what to do in an emergency.

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R L
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1 month ago

Looks like those 'what to do in an emergency' lessons were not needed.

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago

Biscuit is old enough now that she is living by herself and is warming up her cozy cottage.

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Avery S Alberico
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Here is a picture of Worm's 3 daughters, Rose, Posy, and Orchid as they dance around the bonfire singing joyous songs.

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Avery S Alberico
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Here is Mr. Crumb, now a Grandfather, chatting with Celina, an old friend on a bright Sunday Afternoon.

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Bean59
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1 month ago

beautiful

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Avery S Alberico
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1 month ago (edited)

Here are Biscuit's many children, Chip, Petal, Twig, Pebble, Chrissy, Lily, and Cinnamon at the seaside

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