Monthly Archives: April 2012

How to Approach a Gallery or Store to Carry your Artwork – Part 1

As a store owner, I really hope that you pay attention to this post if you’re thinking about approaching a gallery or store about carrying your work. One of my pet peeves is artists showing up without an appointment. Take … Continue reading

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Felting Around the Web

Felt Alongs Lamp/Vessel Deborah’s March Doorstops “Ordinary” Face by Mattie van den Heuvel Felted Hand Puppets by Frauke Walder Felted cords/ropes http://anajskreativestagebuch.blogspot.com/2012/04/sowohlalsauch.html Flextile’s Shibori Dragonfly Deborah Schlegel’s Post of Kelsey V. Wiskirchen’s Thread Sketching Exhibit Kay Susan’s Slow Cloth with … Continue reading

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A Few Felt Samples

I haven’t been doing much that is interesting to look at lately. Everything is white and is waiting for the dye pot.  I thought I would show you some samples a made a little while ago. The first 2  are … Continue reading

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Kantha Embroidery Homework

I had a request for further photos of my Kantha embroidery homework from my stitch class. Although my initial tries at Kantha weren’t all that enjoyable, I have really learned to appreciate the stitch. It takes a bit of practice … Continue reading

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Not quite what I’d imagined

I mentioned the other day that I’ve been working on Ann’s Abstract Challenge. I had a folder full of ideas and photos that I’d worked on, but couldn’t quite see how they’d translate into felt or maybe fabric. After looking … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt and Abstracts

I’ve been doing a lot of nuno felting recently, mostly a lot of samples for reference, but also quite a few pieces for using to make into things at a later stage. One thing I like to do with nuno … Continue reading

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Shibori Shrug Jacket

After seeing Ruth’s jacket it reminded me I had made a small one for one of my daughter’s dolls years ago. I thought I should give it another try but life size this time. I thought about doing it seamless … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Ways to Improve Your Booth Displays

I’m sure there are more than 10 ways you can improve your booth display but these are some major issues that you should address when displaying your products. You will be amazed at the difference a little change in your … Continue reading

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Dyeing a Color Wheel

Usually, when I dye, I don’t have the patience to dye the full color wheel. I end up picking colors at random and mixing a variety of colors, usually ones that I neutralize. Then I either end up with threads … Continue reading

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A New Bag

A New Bag Ok so im trying again to felt another bag but this time I’m a lot happier with the outcome, I still have a long way to go but I think I’m getting there I started out with … Continue reading

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