Author Archives: shepherdessann

Making Felted Sheep

With the start of show season gets closer I realise I only had a few sheep left. Time to make sheep parts. I have to make bodies and heads. I roll them up and give them a few pokes. I … Continue reading

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Felting Along

I am felting along. I do not have anything much to show for it yet but I am plugging away at several things. I am almost finished the instructions for a nuno felt bracelet kit I plan on selling. I have … Continue reading

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Making a Felt Hat with T-pins

A little while ago I received some T-pins. I had never used them before. I haven’t mad and hats with folds for some time as they are difficult to get the folds where you want them. As you try to put the … Continue reading

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Cochineal and Indigo Dyeing

Yesterday my friend Linda and I did some natural dying with cochineal and indigo.  She had purchased a kit with several kinds of natural dye stuffs and instructions. We decided on cochineal and indigo so we could get fuchsia, blue … Continue reading

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Some Felt Pictures for Summer

A while ago I saw some fused glass pictures and was inspired to make some summer beach pictures. I like the simple style of this type if picture. I spent a few evenings drawing and colouring pictures. I always forget how … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Finally Done.

That’s right I have it done and with days to spare. 12 whole days at that! Here are the details of the challenge if you missed them.  Challenge I have know what I was going to do for ages I just … Continue reading

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More distaff day

Last time I showed you what I did at distaff day.  http://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2014/06/03/distaff-day/ I thought I would show you some of the other classes that were going on.  Needle felting class  Sock knitting class  Weaving a little bag over a peace of … Continue reading

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Distaff Day

Every year on of the local guilds hosts a day of fun short workshops, lunch and fun.   There are vendors for adding to your stash In the morning I took a hookers necklace class. This is done by stitching the … Continue reading

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Around the Felting Studio and Farm this Week

Not a lot of felting itself going on this week but I have been busy. Like everyone else I never have enough storage space in my studio so I painted up all the peices and hubby and son put a … Continue reading

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A Felt Beret

The other week I decided to make a beret to see if I remembered how as I haven’t made one in years.  They seem to be making a bit of a comeback where I live. I decided on a nice bright … Continue reading

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