Tag Archives: silk

Third Quarter Challenge 2015 by Carole Gascoigne

Today our guest artist/writer is Carole Gascoigne aka Craftywoman.  She also maintains a Facebook page just for fun — Bagsalicious.  Here is Carole’s contribution for the Third Quarter Challenge. I have to say this is a first all round – … Continue reading

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This and That

While I haven’t been very active on the forum, I have been busy with small felt projects and traveling. Everyone had been interested in what I would do with my “denim paper.”  Well, I tore some of it up in … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Lately, I’ve tried to step out of my comfort zone with color and fiber and try some new things. While this first example doesn’t look like it’s outside of my usual color palette, I did use some silk for nuno … Continue reading

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Nuno and Stone Sheep

I can’t remember the last time I got a chance to do some felting, but I got chance again the Sunday before last, and I’d had the pieces laid out for at least a week and half. Two of the … Continue reading

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One Artist’s Journey into Fiber

Our guest artist today is Jill Chadek with Merino and Mulberry in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.  She is also our banner sponsor for May on the Felt and Fiber Studio Forum. To touch something soft and silky awakens our earliest emotions! … Continue reading

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Wine Anyone?

I wanted to try making a gift bag for wine in felt.  I first made a resist using the wine bottle as a model.  But I wasn’t sure about shaping the bottom. The base layer was black corriedale.  Then I … Continue reading

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Learning to Use a Drum Carder to Make Batts

Our guest artist today is Cathy Wycliff aka Luvswool. After several months of taking a hiatus from felting–due to a work project and family health issues–I was starving to get back into it. Fortunately, Marilyn suggested a lesson in carding … Continue reading

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