Author Archives: shepherdessann

Carding My Green Leftovers Together

When I have a lot of little bits I like to card them together. First I pull them all into small lengths. This pictures make the wool look very blue. I think maybe because the table is very yellow. I … Continue reading

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Making Mini Birdhouses.

I got an order for some mine birdhouses for decorations. I laid out 3 at a time, I get both sides ready then put the resist in. Once they are wet I add the decorations The green dots were cut … Continue reading

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Dyeing Some Silk Hankies

I was running out of dyed silk hankies so it was time to brake out the dyeing supplies. before I started anything I had to soak the silk Hankies. They do not like to get wet the way silk fabric … Continue reading

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Felt and Stitch Bowl Attempt

I needed a liner for a basket for collecting eggs. This is a small basket but I will need a bigger basket before long as we got some new chickens. I thought I would try sewing around and around a flat … Continue reading

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Needle felting class and Lambs

Recently I taught a needle felting class were we made little sheep. Making Bodies Adding Legs And Ears Then its time to give the sheep some wool. These are hand dyed Blue Faced Leicester curls. They are small tight  curls … Continue reading

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A New Felting Year

We are starting a new blank calendar.  It’s time to look back and look ahead. As I look back at my year it’s been quite busy. There have been lots of classes and I even took a couple of classes. … Continue reading

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Felted Christmas Tree Finished

Last time I told you I was making a Christmas tree.  http://wp.me/p1WEqk-2Gc  I did get it decorated before Christmas. The small one is in Grandmas House The large on is in my house. Here it is stretched over its frame. The … Continue reading

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