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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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Medieval Fair

This Last weekend was our local medieval fair. I share  a booth with a friend.  It was the hottest weekend of the year. That’s my friend Linda in the booth. I looked like this It’s the picture from last year but … Continue reading

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OHS Conference

Here are some more pictures from the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners Conference. It was a really nice venue with tons of good food and really nice rooms this is the courtyard where there where two magnolia trees in full bloom and … Continue reading

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Felt bird houses are coming along and a fun demo.

Slowly the bird houses are coming along. They are now decorated, wet down. They have been rubbed and rolled and stuffed into the tops of pantyhose. They are ready to full. With some luck that will be tomorrows job. Two days … Continue reading

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Threads and Yarns

Around this time last year I was still doing the Take A Stitch Tuesday challenge. I struggled with it, and didn’t always enjoy it, but I did like what I produced when I used some felt offcuts from a piece … Continue reading

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Around the web

http://www.megacrafty.com/2011/09/tip-easy-way-to-make-felted-balls.html Inger’s Watermelon Slippers http://thatfuzzyfeelingsblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/my-new-sewing-machine-progress-report.html Chain Stitched Jupiter Embroidery Mr. Finch’s Stitched Moths, Animals and Other Insects Knotted Feather Stitch Elephant http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/2964668/post113681387/ mostly Russian distaffs

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Yarny Vessel

A few years ago, I wanted to make a felted vessel for my girlfriend, I had an image in my mind of how I wanted it to be, and I wanted it to be ‘perfect’, so it took a few … Continue reading

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Exhibition and Sale

The guild I belong to, the Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild, had its annual exhibition and sale this last weekend. I had a booth selling scarves and wraps and flowers and cuffs and hats etc. The guild does a … Continue reading

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Demo at the Fair

I belong to the Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild. Every year we do demos at various fairs and events. This last week end we where at the Carp fair, http://carpfair.ca/ It is a typical fair with rides and concerts but it … Continue reading

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