Tag Archives: wool

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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Dyeing for Special Projects

On the Felting and Fiber Forum, I had mentioned doing some dyeing for projects and Zed encouraged me to write about it. I’ve had a couple projects in mind that I needed specific colors in silk and wool and needed … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival 2015

Last year Cathy (Luvswool) and I attended the Midwest Fiber Fair and were disappointed there were no live sheep.  So, this year we decided to attend the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival in Jefferson, WI.  Since we weren’t sure how … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge 2015 by Carole Gascoigne

Today our guest artist/writer is Carole Gascoigne aka Craftywoman.  She also maintains a Facebook page just for fun — Bagsalicious.  Here is Carole’s contribution for the Third Quarter Challenge. I have to say this is a first all round – … Continue reading

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