Category Archives: Stitching

Ginkgo Anyone?

A while back I dyed some silk and wool experimenting with making browns with acid dyes. I wasn’t sure what I’d use it for, but I fell in love with the coppery silk habatoi.  I made batts with the wool. … Continue reading

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Notebook Winner and Another Free Design

The winner of the felt notebook is Rhonda Lynn! Rhonda Lynn please contact me with your snail mail address at laneruthe at gmail dot com and I will send you the notebook. I used a random number generator to pick the … Continue reading

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Felting and Stitching

Apart from a couple of pieces for notebooks, and the little flowers, I haven’t made much felt lately. I did stitch some felt notebook covers but it’s been so foggy and dark only one of the photos came out :(Continue reading

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Felt Fedora

Just a short post today. I am still getting ready for the show this weekend. I finally got the fedora with feathers done. I felted the shape of 2 flowers right into it and made one separate to sew on. … Continue reading

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Free Contemporary Designs for Fiber Art

My friend Deb Stika and I are working up a book proposal using Deb’s designs. These are contemporary designs that Deb has drawn and that we both thought would work really well as designs for various types of fiber art … Continue reading

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How To Make a Felt Kindle Fire Case

I have been having a few technological difficulties lately. First my Kindle Fire tablet stopped charging itself. It was just finicky for a while but then it wouldn’t charge at all. Suddenly I had no books to read. I knew … Continue reading

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Level 1 Experimental Hand Stitch Course in Kalispell, MT

As many of you my know already, I helped to organize a class with Gail Harker here in Montana. It was the Level 1 Experimental Hand Stitch course and it was held the last week in June. I was Gail’s … Continue reading

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