Tag Archives: spinning

I am Getting a New Drop Spindle.

There is a lady in my guild, Laurie, that make fabulous resin drop spindles.  I was very tempted at our guild sale to get one but couldn’t decide and most were top whorl. You can see individual pictures on her etsy … Continue reading

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Art Therapy, Roving and Wet Felting Class

A while ago, I was telling you about an art therapy wet felting workshop I was going to be involved with, and showed you some of the wool, fabrics and fibres which were generously donated for it. The first workshop … Continue reading

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Twist Fibre Festival

This last week end was the Twist Fibre Festival in Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec. Two friends of mine and I shared two booths. I am going to show you our booth in this post and the rest of the show in the next one. … Continue reading

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Knitting

I haven’t had chance to do any felting at all recently. With working on the Wet Felting workshop and trying to work out all the details for outside tutors, not to mention having to move the entire contents of my … Continue reading

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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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