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A Bit of Midwest Fall and Land Art

With our Halloween holiday coming up this week, I decided to make a couple of pumpkins using the pod method.  I used merino and Icelandic fibers.  Fortunately, while working the pods I left the vertical creases to simulate a pumpkin … 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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The Base Makes a Difference

In my Monet Challenge blog post this past quarter, I pointed out I had used a Domestic 56 base without pre-felting it. The domestic fiber is coarser than merino, approximately a 29.5 micron compared to a 19 of the merino. … 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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Texture

A while ago I bought a weird fluffy, knitted, tubular scarf from Poundland to try felting with. If you ever buy one, make sure you cut it over a bucket or newspaper or something to catch all the bits! I … Continue reading

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Raw Fleece Helmet

A little while ago I showed you  the prototype for a large felt helmet I was planning and the finished hat. http://wp.me/p1WEqk-2rU  now I thought I would show you some of  the process. There are lots of pictures. I used a … Continue reading

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