Learn to make brilliant mandala painted stones at my kitchen table! Class is Sunday, August 13 from 1-3pm.  All supplies are included in class fee ($40). Location: 1464 NW 91st Street, Clive, Iowa 50325. Pre-registration required. Questions? (515) 250-7929. 

These smooth stones have been wrapped with carded wool, then wet-felted and embroidered with bright colors and stitches. With the stone inside and the wool outside they have satisfying weight and warmth. These stones are generally 2” x 2 1/2” and begin at $25. Click on my Shop link to see what stones are available.

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These wool slippers are knitted and felted and are the ultimate in cushy comfort and warmth for cold weather living. They begin at $70. Email or phone me to place an order so I can make them in your color and size. betty.trost@gmail.com or (515) 250-7929.


These wool felted pictures are delights for the eyes and touch. They are textural and colorful, made to be hung on the wall or used as accent pieces on furniture. $25-$130.

Three Smooth Stones...by Betty Chamness Trost

I delicately paint these smooth stones in colorful mandala designs using small tools and dots of paint, with a final coat of acrylic sealer. The smallest measures about 1” x 1 1/2” and begins at $20. The stones are for indoor use only.