Author Archives: ruthlane

Playing with Color Mixing

I finally had a little time to play with color mixing wool. I don’t usually buy commercially dyed wool but I had some on hand that Patti from Dream Felt had given me when I was writing The Complete Photo … Continue reading

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Last Call for Online Class Registration and Last of the Peeps

Registration for the online class Wet Felting for Beginners closes on February 22. So if you’d like to sign up for the class, do so now. You can sign up for the class by filling in the contact form here. … Continue reading

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Here’s Norman

I have written several posts about a collaboration between artists which will result in an upcoming exhibition and a coffee table type book. The original sketches that all of these are based on are by Nanci Williams who works at the … Continue reading

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Online Class Give Away and Q&A

As Zed announced last month, we are starting a new venture here, online classes. Our first class is Wet Felting for Beginners starting on March, 1 2015. And for all of you who are holding your breath, waiting to see … Continue reading

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Winter Inspiration

I live in the northwest corner of Montana in the Flathead Valley. Our house is about 75 miles from the Canadian border. Our valley in the wintertime can get kind of dreary. Weather conditions can cause the valley to get covered … Continue reading

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Designing a Set for Into the Woods

I have been traveling and haven’t had much time for any fiber art. Each year I go and see my sister Rebekah in Richmond, VA and then we travel on to a handcrafted wholesale show from there. This year the … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challenge – Color Schemes Using a Color Wheel

Now that we’ve looked at the basics of color and made a color wheel, what do you do with that? A color wheel is a wonderful resource for choosing a color scheme for a project. You will see many terms … Continue reading

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