Author Archives: shepherdessann

Felted Flower Class and Some Lambs

I taught felted flowers this last week as a short evening class. We had a good time. This is proved by me not taking many pictures again. First they did a morning glory style flower to get the idea of … Continue reading

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Felted Flower Samples for a Class Next Week

I got a request for a felted flower class after some people in my guild saw a  picture of some very delicate flowers on Facebook.  It is going to be a short class done in the evening. I haven’t made … Continue reading

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Birdhouse Class and Lambs.

It is spring! Saturday I taught a Birdhouse Class. Everyone had fun decorating their birdhouses. Of course there was rubbing and rolling and throwing   and everyone ended up with great looking birdhouses. Bernadette (second from the left) wanted a feeder … Continue reading

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Moving Studio Space.

I am moving my studio over one room. The space is exactly the same size. You would think no problem, easy peasy. Not so. You still have to empty all the shelves and pack up everything. I did get a new … Continue reading

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Small Bags

I have been listening to audio books on my phone. It’s a great way to “read” a book and still get some work done. The problem was that I am moving around. In and out of the kitchen or one end … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge

This quarters challenge is using a photo to generate a colour palette to work with.  Often you have a photo that has colours that are really appealing but its not easy to pick out all the colours. There are some … Continue reading

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Carding some Wool and Making some Felted Soap

After I dyed my wool last week I had to recard it into batts. I have to do this because it became slightly felted during the rinsing process after dying. I have to rinse a lot more than some people … Continue reading

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