Monthly Archives: December 2011

Looking Back on 2011

Looking back on what I’ve done in 2011, I was surprised to find it was a lot more than I originally thought. I have a hard time felting when it’s warm, I can’t bear to get too hot and the wool always … Continue reading

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A look back at the last year.

Well time to look back at the year and see what has happened. There was lots of felting  for sale and some teaching along with family, work, farm and farmers’ market. I decide early I wanted to make a nice … Continue reading

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Year End Reflections

We thought it would be fun to look back on the past year and see what all we have each accomplished in terms of our fiber art. Many times, everyone has a big long list of what they want to … Continue reading

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Bamboo Leaves

I was having a look round my garden last week to see if I could find things to felt with. One of the things I tried was dried bamboo leaves. I did a small sample with 3 leaves between 2 … Continue reading

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Felt Scrap Christmas Tree Ornaments

These ornaments are made with the same technique that I used for the Felt Scrap Bowl Tutorial . This was much quicker though because these are only about 3″ x 6″. I had the scraps left over from a prior project … Continue reading

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Wet Felted Hat Class

Wet Felted Hat Class I taught a small hat class this last week-end. I had 3 great students all doing different style hats. Donna was making her first hat and wanted a winter hat with a folded up brim. Linda … Continue reading

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Curly Cobweb Felt

I adore crimpy and curly locks. My favourite curly wools are Gotland, Wensleydale and Teeswater and I love the shiny fibres from Angora goats and soft fibres from Alpacas. Inspired by the Twists, Twirls and Spirals challenge (and my recent … Continue reading

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Achieving that Wow Factor with Memorable Products that Buyers Want

Sell when you can, you are not for all markets.                                                                                     Shakespeare, As You Like It Are you thinking of or already selling your fiber art? How do you know what products will sell? In the ever-increasing complexity of the … Continue reading

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Egyptian Cotton

One of my favourite fibres to use in felting recently is Egyptian Cotton. It smells, looks and feels gorgeous. Egyptian cotton top is soft and silky, but it has a short staple length. I realised when I was making some … Continue reading

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Guest Artist

Our first Guest Artist to be featured is Judith from North Yorkshire in England. This is Nebula 1, one of Judith’s entries for the Twists, Twirls and Spirals Challenge. It was wet felted with Merino wool and dyed silk throwster’s … Continue reading

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