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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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More WOW Samples

I tried more samples of the fibers Cathy and I had ordered from World of Wool back in February. I chose six of the fibers to try.  Three dark, three light. I used two layers in each of them. Its … Continue reading

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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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