Author Archives: zedster66

Felt Shoulder Bag

A few weeks ago, when I made my Camouflage type hat, I also made a satchel type bag. I used a more brown shades of wool and slightly less rusty/orangey colours. I used some camo print silk from an old … Continue reading

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Another Hat

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about my first felt hat. I had a think about how I could improve on the design and resist and thought I’d give it another go. I also thought more about shaping it … Continue reading

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Drawstring Bag and Not a Jackson Pollock

My girlfriend bought me a bike a couple of months ago and a big sturdy lock for it. There’s nowhere to attach the lock to the bike though, so I thought I’d make myself a drawstring bag just big enough … Continue reading

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My First Felted Hat

Last time I posted, I’d been working on a hat template. A couple of days later I got a chance to work on it. I made a resist out of a large piece of dense plasticy foam stuff I had, … Continue reading

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Folder Cover and Hat Template

A few years ago, I made some fabric collages. I didn’t do anything with them for a long time, but eventually they all became notebook covers. I had one left, a large blue one: On a whim, a few days … Continue reading

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Surface Design Using Resists

Like Ann, I haven’t been very well lately and haven’t had chance to do anything other than tidy up the mess I let accumulate while I was writing my notebook tutorial :) We always seem to be talking about surface … Continue reading

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Cheesecloth Meets Merino Wool

Today we have a guest post from Lyn. *** I was lucky to win some of Ruth’s hand-dyed cheesecloth in a recent giveaway post – scrummy isn’t it? I really liked the pattern in the dark green piece, top left, … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner

Last Friday, I offered a Giveaway Prize of my new PDF ‘Handmade Felt Book-Cover Project‘ together with a Project Pack of everything you need to make a book cover (wool, fabric, fibres, delrin clip, thread). This morning, I printed out … Continue reading

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Giveaway!

I’ve just finished a  tutorial with everything you need to know to make a piece of flat felt and turn it into a book-cover with a flap closure and delrin clip. It took forever because I started toying with the … Continue reading

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Cathy’s Nuno Felt 2

Today we have another guest post from Cathy about Nuno Felting. If you’d like to read the previous post and all the comments, please click here. *** Recently, I posted for the blog my first experience with nuno-felting, which was … Continue reading

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