Author Archives: shepherdessann

Felting, Weaving and Teaching

I had a fairly productive week I made 4 cup cozies.  They need their buttons and elastic loops but I should get that done this week. I need to sort out if they are narrow enough to go through the … Continue reading

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More Carding and a Surprise.

My friend Mary came over to get some mohair carded. We mixed it with some merino to make it easer for her to spin later.  I have never done mohair before. It was very fluffy. It added a lot of volume … Continue reading

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Dyeing Some Silk and Some Farm Life.

I have a couple of ladies coming for a class in nuno felt at the end of the month so dyed a few pieces of silk to add to what I have so they have a nice variety to choose … Continue reading

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Prep and Finishing

This last little week hasn’t been a felting week its been a preparation and finishing week with an emphasis on preparation. I carded up all my dyed balls of merino. You can see all my sheep on the top shelf.   I added the … Continue reading

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Project Bags and Tea Cozies

This last little while I have been making some project bags. I made a flat rectangular style using prefelt. I wrapped some prefelt around the resist. You can see I split the edges of the prefelt and cut one layer … Continue reading

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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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