Author Archives: zedster66

Norwegian, Devon, Cotton and Bamboo

I was going to do a post about Yak fibre and Bluefaced Leicester today, but I messed up the photos, so I’ll do that next time. This first piece is grey Norwegian wool tops with Egyptian Cotton. For the top … Continue reading

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Needle Felting and Milk Protein

I mentioned in my last post that I’d wet felted 3 pieces for making needle felted pictures inspired by Marilyn’s Monet Challenge. The second one I made was based on a photo I took a few years ago along the … Continue reading

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Teeswater and Needle Felting

I know the last post I did about natural wools and fibres featured Viscose as well, but after Ruth’s post about Wensleydale, I thought I’d show a piece that I’d made using ‘curly’ wool too, though this is Teeswater. I … Continue reading

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Monet Challenge

I didn’t get a chance to do any felting for a while until this week because we had a ridiculous heatwave here. I did manage to make a few batts for the Monet challenge though. After choosing some of my … Continue reading

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Present For My Mum

A few weeks ago, my mum was talking about getting her bedroom redecorated. I’d been struggling to think of what to get her for her birthday, so this gave me an opportunity. I casually asked about the colours and she … Continue reading

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Using Black and White Viscose together

I think most of the natural wool and fibre panels I’ve posted about have used one breed of wool and one fibre. I did post about Humbug (black and white striped) Jacob about a month ago, and I’d used both … Continue reading

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Craft Fair

As most of you know, I did my first ‘proper’ craft fair on Sunday just gone. It was at the gorgeous old building of Victoria Baths just a mile or so from Manchester city centre. I didn’t sell much ( … Continue reading

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