Tag Archives: wool

Third Birthday Giveaway #4

Today is my turn for a birthday giveaway.  What better way to celebrate than with fiber! Since I received my new drum carder, I’ve been making good use of it for my projects, but it also gave me the opportunity … Continue reading

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A Colorful Rooster

I know a rooster seems like an odd choice for a felt picture.  But I had seen a picture of this Dutch Bantam Rooster and I was intrigued.  The colors are vibrant and cheerful. It took me a while to … Continue reading

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Keeping Summer Alive

This past spring, I had a real surprise when I noticed a little garden of violas growing in the cracks of our patio.           They flourished throughout the summer, but when the colder weather started to … 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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Christmas Balls

This last week I bought some empty Christmas ball to fill for an upcoming sale. I am always looking for something a bit different. They are plastic. They are very clear. I had planed on getting glass but theses where … 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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