Category Archives: Sheep Farming

Felted Flower Class and Some Lambs

I taught felted flowers this last week as a short evening class. We had a good time. This is proved by me not taking many pictures again. First they did a morning glory style flower to get the idea of … Continue reading

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Birdhouse Class and Lambs.

It is spring! Saturday I taught a Birdhouse Class. Everyone had fun decorating their birdhouses. Of course there was rubbing and rolling and throwing   and everyone ended up with great looking birdhouses. Bernadette (second from the left) wanted a feeder … Continue reading

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Shearing Sheep in Sweden

Our guest author/artist today is Zara Tuulikki Rooke.  She shared with me the fact that April was time for shearing her sheep.  So, I invited her to write about it so that we can all experience it since most of … Continue reading

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From Raw Fleece to Carded Batts of Wool

Our guest author/artist today is Zara Tuulikki Rooke.  She generously offered to take us through the process of preparing fibers from her own sheep to use for felting. As I enjoy felting, I feel very fortunate to also be able … Continue reading

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Felt and Stitch Bowl Attempt

I needed a liner for a basket for collecting eggs. This is a small basket but I will need a bigger basket before long as we got some new chickens. I thought I would try sewing around and around a flat … Continue reading

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Needle felting class and Lambs

Recently I taught a needle felting class were we made little sheep. Making Bodies Adding Legs And Ears Then its time to give the sheep some wool. These are hand dyed Blue Faced Leicester curls. They are small tight  curls … Continue reading

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Around the Felting Studio and Farm this Week

Not a lot of felting itself going on this week but I have been busy. Like everyone else I never have enough storage space in my studio so I painted up all the peices and hubby and son put a … Continue reading

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