Author Archives: shepherdessann

Twist Fibre Festival

This last week end was the Twist Fibre Festival in Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec. Two friends of mine and I shared two booths. I am going to show you our booth in this post and the rest of the show in the next one. … Continue reading

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Fixed Tea Cozy

If you remember my post about the tea cozy that went wrong, and-then-it-all-went-wrong I have now fixed it. First I had to needle felt the pieces that fell off, back on. I only needled the middles so I would still get … Continue reading

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A Little Farm Life

I almost forgot to post today. We have had a busy week on the farm. Sundays are farmers Market for us. My husband bakes bread and we have meat pies and lamb sausages in the freezer off to the left(off screen) … Continue reading

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And then it all went wrong.

I have been making some tea cozies  ready for fall shows. While I was having a visit at my friend Maureen’s I came across one of her samples and used it for inspiration for texture on a tea cozy. I … Continue reading

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A Trip to Visit a Felting Friend

This week I spent some time visiting my friend Maureen of Dreamspin Fibres.  It’s nice to felt with a friend. I decided to make a project bag for a spindle, so long and thin. I used this lovely rust, terracotta and … Continue reading

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A Demo and Coffee Press Cozies

This last week I helped out at a demo at the Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild. A women’s group had asked for a tour and demo. Alison is explaining how a spinning wheel works Kathleen is talking about he guild … Continue reading

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More Cup Cozies

This week I made more cup cozies. I made 2 sets of flat ones that will have buttons. I started out with a rectangle. I decorated them in a random way. I then cut them into 4 at the prefelt … Continue reading

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