Tag Archives: needle felting

A Colorful Rooster

I know a rooster seems like an odd choice for a felt picture.  But I had seen a picture of this Dutch Bantam Rooster and I was intrigued.  The colors are vibrant and cheerful. It took me a while to … Continue reading

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Keeping Summer Alive

This past spring, I had a real surprise when I noticed a little garden of violas growing in the cracks of our patio.           They flourished throughout the summer, but when the colder weather started to … Continue reading

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Guild Exhibition and Sale

Last weekend was the Ottawa Valley Weaver’s and Spinners Guild annual exhibition and sale. it was a good weekend all round. There were demos of both weaving and spinning. There were other felters there, primarily needle felters. These are Nancy’s … Continue reading

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A Bit of Midwest Fall and Land Art

With our Halloween holiday coming up this week, I decided to make a couple of pumpkins using the pod method.  I used merino and Icelandic fibers.  Fortunately, while working the pods I left the vertical creases to simulate a pumpkin … Continue reading

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The Base Makes a Difference

In my Monet Challenge blog post this past quarter, I pointed out I had used a Domestic 56 base without pre-felting it. The domestic fiber is coarser than merino, approximately a 29.5 micron compared to a 19 of the merino. … Continue reading

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Monet Challenge

I’ve always been a fan of Monet.  I don’t think there are too many of his works I don’t like, but I particularly like his irises, bridges, weeping willows and water lilies.  But I decided for this challenge I would … Continue reading

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Teeswater and Needle Felting

I know the last post I did about natural wools and fibres featured Viscose as well, but after Ruth’s post about Wensleydale, I thought I’d show a piece that I’d made using ‘curly’ wool too, though this is Teeswater. I … Continue reading

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