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Mostly spinning

I have been doing some demos lately. It is much easier to demo spinning than wet felting.  This is at the the Richmond fair. Jan(sitting) and I as Jan makes a skein from her spinning. Gord spinning on the Great wheel. Jan’s Husband … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Fiber Mill

Last Friday, Cathy (Luvswool) and I took a lovely drive out to Belvidere, Illinois to tour the Illinois Wool and Fiber Mill. Nestled in the midst of farmland, we were surprised to turn into a  homestead driveway. I guess we … Continue reading

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Around the Web Spinning Felting and Dyeing

Good morning Folks I am afraid I am still  tired form the week end at Fibrefest in Almonte so I will give you some interesting things to go  have a look at. http://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/zebisisdesigns?section_id=5560028 http://www.woolmakers.com/shop-2/ http://rosemaryknits.blogspot.ca/2009/02/pseudo-rolags.html http://gourmetstash.com/what-are-punis http://feltmakersnorth.blogspot.ca/2014/04/felting-fever.html http://livingfelt.com/blog/?p=6171 http://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/115335761/glow-in-the-dark-spinning-fiber-blending?ref=shop_home_active http://www.soulfibrestudio.blogspot.ca/Continue reading

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My Felt in the Guild Exhibition

My  guild exhibition opened on Wednesday. we had a vernissage  Thursday evening. I can now show you the hat I have been working on for ages. First I had to make a prototype, modeled her by my son. It was how … Continue reading

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The Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair, August 1-3, 2014

by Guest Artist/Author Cathy Wycliff (Luvswool) We, Marilyn (Pandagirl) and I (Luvswool),  had never attended a “fiber fair,” so there were expectations and then the reality of the Fair.  We had planned for many months to attend the annual Fair … Continue reading

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Carp Fair Demo

This is the last Demo until spring. the carp Fair was celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. It was a beautiful weekend cool in the morning and hot by mid afternoon.  There were more people their than ever before. We … Continue reading

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A Busy Week and an Half

I went to a small sale the other weekend. It was at a small pioneer village. http://www.langpioneervillage.ca/ I demonstrated spinning with a drop spindle and sold 10 drop spindle kits. I think I could have sold 10 more if I … Continue reading

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