Author Archives: ruthlane

Brighter Cat Toys and Making a Few Batts

Last week I showed you the roving I dyed with Rit dyes and this week, I made them into cat toys as I needed some brighter colors. I have shown how I made the cat toys here. These definitely fit into … Continue reading

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Dyeing Wool with Rit Dyes

When the Michaels store opened in Kalispell, they had a grand opening give away. You spun a wheel and chose a prize. They didn’t have very many prizes left when I got there but they had liquid Rit dye. I decided … Continue reading

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Taking a Few Days Off

I don’t usually write posts that aren’t fiber related here. But I had company all week and mostly we skied all week long. I took a couple of days off and we had a blast. Here is Howie and Dennis … Continue reading

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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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