Author Archives: ruthlane

Cover It Up!

This is a guest post by Frances T. Frances is a member of the forum and wanted to share her method of felting a vessel to cover potted plants. Since I love gardening and floral design I have been thinking … Continue reading

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Completed Wensleydale Lamp Shade

I finished the lamp shade this week. The process of putting the shade base together wasn’t to difficult. The directions wanted me to sew the fabric together, add a piece of Velcro and then cover the entire shade at once. … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Four

I had hoped to have a completed lampshade to show you today. But the frame is still in pieces and I haven’t figured out exactly how the cobweb felt is going on to the frame. But I do have four … Continue reading

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Wensleydale Cobweb Felt

I found two of these lampshade kits at the local thrift store about a year ago (or maybe longer). I thought it would work well with cobweb felt so since they were only $7.00 each I bought them. Then they … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Australian Sheep and Wool Show

Today we have a guest post from Felicity of flicstarstudios who is a keen fibre crafter from Melbourne, Australia. Last weekend I went to the Australian Sheep and Wool Show  which is held in Bendigo, Victoria every year. It is a … Continue reading

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Shibori Felt Sample

I have made a couple of pieces of shibori felt before but not for a while. I wanted to try it with two layers of color and cut back the top felt. This is the shibori felt I made in … Continue reading

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Ten Ideas for Increasing Your Felting Creativity

Do you generally work in the same way every time you create a piece? Do you feel like you’re in a rut and need to change up your routine? Here’s a list of 10 ways that might get you jump started … Continue reading

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