Author Archives: shepherdessann

Happy Birthday Giveaway #2

Today it’s my turn to offer a free giveaway to celebrate our blogs 3rd Birthday. I  am giving  away one of my Workshop in a Bag Kits.  A Nuno Felt Bracelet Kit. It’s a great way to learn  how to make nuno felt … Continue reading

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Lots of Felting on the Go

I’ve been very busy since my last post but I do not have a lot done. I did teach a hat making class and I will have more about that in another post I started a new bubble hat…..not finished … Continue reading

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Guild Exhibition and Sale

Last weekend was the Ottawa Valley Weaver’s and Spinners Guild annual exhibition and sale. it was a good weekend all round. There were demos of both weaving and spinning. There were other felters there, primarily needle felters. These are Nancy’s … Continue reading

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Bubble Hat

Last time I showed you a bubble hat I was making http://wp.me/p1WEqk-2za after it was felted it looked like this and the inside like this Next I added the bubbles using felt balls for the ones that stay in and marbles … Continue reading

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One Week to the Show

With one week to my guild show (October 31, November 1 and 2) it must be  time to get ready. Time to put things together and make a few more hats. Last weekend my daughter painted spindles and here they are … Continue reading

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Christmas Balls

This last week I bought some empty Christmas ball to fill for an upcoming sale. I am always looking for something a bit different. They are plastic. They are very clear. I had planed on getting glass but theses where … Continue reading

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Carding Batts

This last weekend I did some carding. I was making Monet batts. First my daughter and I pulled apart small bits of wool and mixed it up. Then onto the table and spread out ready for a trip through the … Continue reading

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