Category Archives: Experiments

Felted Knitting Bag

I was asking people on face book what they make to sell in warm weather. One suggestion was a knitting bag. I used the flat resist method and cut the handle and flap form the top of the resist. After … Continue reading

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More Tea Cozies.

As promised I will show you the finished tea cozies. This one is reversible so you can have it red for Christmas if you like. there is no reason you couldn’t put a design on the “inside” if you liked. I … 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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My Felt in the Guild Exhibition

My  guild exhibition opened on Wednesday. we had a vernissage  Thursday evening. I can now show you the hat I have been working on for ages. First I had to make a prototype, modeled her by my son. It was how … Continue reading

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Making a Felt Hat with T-pins

A little while ago I received some T-pins. I had never used them before. I haven’t mad and hats with folds for some time as they are difficult to get the folds where you want them. As you try to put the … Continue reading

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Cochineal and Indigo Dyeing

Yesterday my friend Linda and I did some natural dying with cochineal and indigo.  She had purchased a kit with several kinds of natural dye stuffs and instructions. We decided on cochineal and indigo so we could get fuchsia, blue … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge Finally Done.

That’s right I have it done and with days to spare. 12 whole days at that! Here are the details of the challenge if you missed them.  Challenge I have know what I was going to do for ages I just … Continue reading

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