Tag Archives: wool

Fourth Quarter Challenge

What happened to the other 2 Quarterly challenges?! As Ruth said, this year we’re focusing on felting techniques. My first thought (rather obviously, most of you will think) was embellishments. I’ve blathered on enough about embellishment fibres in the past … Continue reading

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Making Ornaments with the Boys

Thanksgiving was supposed to be in Florida with the Grandsons, but the whole family was sick so we postponed our trip for a week.  I had promised Luke I would bring more wool next time I visited, so I did … Continue reading

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Holiday Exchange and wool order

We do a holiday exchange on the forum. We make Felt post cards to share. I can show you the post card I sent to Cathy now that she has it. Do you participate in any fibery Christmas exchanges or … Continue reading

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4th Quarter Challenge – Monochrome

No one will be surprised at my choice of subjects, a panda. I had some maori batts in a  gray color so it seemed an easy choice as a base. I’ve been trying to add more dimension into my work … Continue reading

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Combining Techniques and Materials

I’ve been planning this picture for a while.  It’s not the first time I’ve combined techniques, but this time I wanted to add more dimension to the picture. It may seem like an odd choice of subject, but my sister … Continue reading

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More Samples with Interesting Results

We’ve been talking on the forum about how important it is to make samples, especially when using new fibers or unknown fabrics.  It’s better to take a little time to make a sample, than to waste a lot of time … Continue reading

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Nuno Wall Hanging

Since I started felting, my daughter in law Lia has been fascinated with the nuno textures.  So, a while back we shopped for some fabrics we thought may go with her decor and she picked colors.  Unfortunately, after making samples, … Continue reading

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