Monthly Archives: May 2012

Silk Paper

Over on the Felting and Fiber Forum, we’ve been talking about silk paper on and off over the last few weeks. It started when Pam showed us this gorgeous silk vase and then a beautiful silk box made from delicate … Continue reading

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How To Approach a Gallery – Part Two

Now that you’ve done the leg work, researched the gallery and gotten an appointment to present your work as I discussed in Part One of Approaching a Gallery article, what are the important things that you need to discuss at … Continue reading

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Over Dyeing a Shrug Jacket

I’ve been dying some shrug jackets this week. I made all the fabric white then sewed them with silk thread before dying. this way the thread will get dyed with the fabric and it will match. This one I did spiced pumpkin. … Continue reading

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Book Review

I thought it would be fun to go through my library of fiber art books and do a review of some of my favorites. I don’t have any other books by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn but I have seen … Continue reading

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Colour

I was looking through my photo albums and flickr photostream for some colour inspiration. I ended up with a large folder of photos and thought I’d share a few here: This was an experimental piece using lots of layers and lots … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Orange Batt

This is just a quick post to show you what I have been up to this week. I am selling at The New Art Festival in Ottawa June 2 and 3 . http://www.newartfestival.ca/ I am trying to get everything I want made, made … Continue reading

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Abstraction – Taking It Further

I was really inspired by Zed’s use of Photoshop to “abstract” her photos. So I decided to take my sketches from my last post about Ann’s challenge and use Photoshop to see what the results would be. I mainly used … Continue reading

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Quarterly review

It’s hard to believe that 4 months have already gone by this year, I’m not sure that I’ve done a quarter of the things I planned to do. I did try out a lot of the fibres that Karen sent … Continue reading

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A Real Life Example of Product Presentation

Amanda from FeltFinland has graciously offered to do a guest post for Marketplace Mondays. Take a look at her website to see some of her delightful creations that will really put a smile on your face. So here’s Amanda. You have … Continue reading

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Bubble Texture

People seem to be interested in how to make bubbles in felt. I know there is more than one way but this is how I did it. This is the storey of my bubble hat. I had made a renaissance … Continue reading

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