Category Archives: Experiments

Cat Cave Class Part 1

Last year a friend who is the workshop coordinator for the guild try’s to think of a class she would like to take  and arrange to have it on or near her birthday in January. A birthday present to her … Continue reading

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Swedish Wool and Nuno

A couple of months ago we had a really interesting guest post from Zara about felting with Swedish wool breeds. She kindly sent me some batts to try for myself, and they were all breeds I hadn’t tried before. The … Continue reading

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Learn to Screen Print on Felt for Free – Give Away

As I announced last month, I am teaching an online class Experimental Screen Printing on Felt beginning January 22nd. You can sign up for the class here. But I am also giving away a free spot in the class for … Continue reading

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Creative Well-Being Site

If you look at the forum, you’ll have seen my thread talking about an online Creative Well-Being site called Start2. It’s an online resource which has lots of exercises and activities designed to enhance your well being and improve your … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarf Class and Alfred

I am afraid I haven’t had much time to anything this last week.  I did finish and mail my felt post card for the holiday exchange we do on the Forum. I can’t show you that until it arrives at … Continue reading

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Different Types of Wool, From a Swedish Felter´s Perspective

Guest Post from Zara Tuulikki Rooke As a felter and sheep-owner, I am intrigued by the variety of wool from different sheep breeds. As I live in Sweden, I have mostly felted wool from Swedish breeds, which are divided into … Continue reading

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Ruffle Scarves and Slippers

I am still working toward my up coming show. I have been making some short ruffle scarves that should work well inside winter coats. I use a template to get the proportions right and have them shrink to the right … Continue reading

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