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Introduction to Wet Felting at The Fold

A couple of months ago while shopping at The Fold in Marengo, IL, owner Toni Neil asked me if I’d be interested in teaching a wet felting class.  Many of the people who shop there are knitters, crocheters and spinners … Continue reading

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Recent Work

I mentioned recently that I’m doing a Craft Fair soon. It’s this coming Sunday at Victoria Baths on Hathersage Road in Manchester. They also do guided tours that day, so if you’re interested, have a look at their website. In … Continue reading

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Christmas Balls

This last week I bought some empty Christmas ball to fill for an upcoming sale. I am always looking for something a bit different. They are plastic. They are very clear. I had planed on getting glass but theses where … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Felting in Quebec

Our guest artist/author is Cathy Wycliff sharing her experience of felting at Meech Lake, Quebec, with Fiona Duthie, October 3-5, 2014. When I heard about the opportunity to felt with Fiona amidst the Fall splendor of Quebec province, I did … Continue reading

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Podfest

Last week, I traveled to Cathy (Luvswool’s) home to have a “podfest.” Cathy wanted to try making a small vessel   So, since l have been making pods  on and off for months for family I offered to work with … 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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Autumn is Coming

Last fall our challenge was Autumn.  I created my autumn piece which is just shy of 16″ x 20″ (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm) with organic edges.  I’ve played with different framing options on an off and finally decided it … Continue reading

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