Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pendopad Cover

Pendopad cover ( which is like an ipad)  I don’t really like it but they say there is no failures in felt, well not sure about that  :) Sorry if there’s to many photo’s but I wanted to show you … Continue reading

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Finding a Wholesale Show That’s Right for You

Previously, I discussed finding retail shows and doing research ahead of time before jumping right in and signing up. It is doubly important to investigate carefully before taking the plunge into wholesale markets. Wholesale shows are much more expensive than … Continue reading

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Print to Stitch Homework

I’ve been busy stitching away on my homework for my stitch class. This session we worked on printing photos on fabric and then adding layers of sheer fabric and stitch to “enhance” the photo. I’ve still got a couple more … Continue reading

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Weather Challenge

I’ve been trying to set aside a little time to work on Karen’s weather challenge. I usually start off with inspirational photos and I was thinking I would use autumn photos.   Perhaps I could use a photo like this … Continue reading

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Hat Making Class

I thought a hat making class last saturday. We had a great time and everyone had a wonderful hat at the end. I forgot to take pictures till the end. After a year of blogging you would think I would … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner

Thanks a lot to everyone who entered the Bits and Pieces Giveaway this week, it was really nice to see all the great comments :)  The lucky winner is ….. Congratulations, Isabell :)  Please can you leave a comment on … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Name Tags

I was invited to teach a mini class at the local weaver’s and spinner’s guild meeting on Wednesday. I decided to try the needle felted name tag project that Ann had suggested to me. Thanks Ann! It was perfect for … Continue reading

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Making Felted Soap

I have a show coming up soon and I am almost out of felted soap. They are always popular at Christmas time. Here you can see some of my bins of small amounts of different colours, the pieces of nylon … Continue reading

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Selling Both Wholesale and Retail

Many times artists choose between selling on a retail basis or on a wholesale basis. You can do both, but you need to avoid a few pitfalls when you sell both wholesale and retail.   Galleries often prefer to work … Continue reading

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Giveaway-Bits and Pieces

I thought it was time I did another Giveaway :)  I’ve gone through my stash of embellishment fabrics, fibres and scraps and put together a package that should give you plenty of choices for adding extras to your felt creations. … Continue reading

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