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Artist Residency — Breckenridge, Colorado

Cathy Wycliff (Luvswool) shares her experience of her recent artist residency in Breckenridge,  Colorado. Just about one year ago, I started thinking about artist residencies and how much I would like to be granted one. I had lots of ideas … Continue reading

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More Cup Cozies

This week I made more cup cozies. I made 2 sets of flat ones that will have buttons. I started out with a rectangle. I decorated them in a random way. I then cut them into 4 at the prefelt … Continue reading

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2015 Third Quarter Challenge

In keeping with our color theme for the year, this third quarter challenge is related to dyeing and blending from a picture using a color generator, then use the colors in a project. We’ve had a very wet, cool spring … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing…

I don’t know if its spring or summer or something in the creative cosmic atmosphere, but it seems fish have become a theme for art lately. Cathy (Luvswool) and I got together before she went to her Colorado residency and … Continue reading

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More Carding and a Surprise.

My friend Mary came over to get some mohair carded. We mixed it with some merino to make it easer for her to spin later.  I have never done mohair before. It was very fluffy. It added a lot of volume … Continue reading

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Wooly Fun

Recently, my husband and I spent ten days in Florida with our youngest son and his family.  When we first arrived, I told our five year old grandson that I brought some wool to play with.  It was a busy … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Lately, I’ve tried to step out of my comfort zone with color and fiber and try some new things. While this first example doesn’t look like it’s outside of my usual color palette, I did use some silk for nuno … Continue reading

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