Author Archives: ruthlane

Nuno Felting with Paper Fabric Lamination Class

Our next online class offering is the first module of a series of classes I will be presenting over the next year called Embellishing Felt with Surface Design Techniques – A Mixed Media Approach. The first module is learning how to … Continue reading

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Blueprints on Fabric – A Quick How To

My local surface design group met a week ago and we tried a new technique that none of us had tried before. Blueprints on Fabric which we ordered from Dharma Trading. We got the 8 1/2″ squares. You can also … Continue reading

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The First Online Course is Wrapping Up

Our first online course, Wet Felting for Beginners is wrapping up this week. We had a bunch of great students and I wanted to show you some of their first felt creations. The course is presented in a forum format … Continue reading

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Stitching Pomegranates

I posted about this piece on my personal blog a while ago. I have added a bit more hand stitching since then but it is certainly going slowly. Mainly because I haven’t worked on it much. I have gotten out … Continue reading

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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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