Monthly Archives: April 2012

How to Approach a Gallery or Store to Carry your Artwork – Part 1

As a store owner, I really hope that you pay attention to this post if you’re thinking about approaching a gallery or store about carrying your work. One of my pet peeves is artists showing up without an appointment. Take … Continue reading

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Felting Around the Web

Felt Alongs Lamp/Vessel Deborah’s March Doorstops “Ordinary” Face by Mattie van den Heuvel Felted Hand Puppets by Frauke Walder Felted cords/ropes Flextile’s Shibori Dragonfly Deborah Schlegel’s Post of Kelsey V. Wiskirchen’s Thread Sketching Exhibit Kay Susan’s Slow Cloth with … Continue reading

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A Few Felt Samples

I haven’t been doing much that is interesting to look at lately. Everything is white and is waiting for the dye pot.  I thought I would show you some samples a made a little while ago. The first 2  are … Continue reading

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Kantha Embroidery Homework

I had a request for further photos of my Kantha embroidery homework from my stitch class. Although my initial tries at Kantha weren’t all that enjoyable, I have really learned to appreciate the stitch. It takes a bit of practice … Continue reading

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Not quite what I’d imagined

I mentioned the other day that I’ve been working on Ann’s Abstract Challenge. I had a folder full of ideas and photos that I’d worked on, but couldn’t quite see how they’d translate into felt or maybe fabric. After looking … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt and Abstracts

I’ve been doing a lot of nuno felting recently, mostly a lot of samples for reference, but also quite a few pieces for using to make into things at a later stage. One thing I like to do with nuno … Continue reading

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Shibori Shrug Jacket

After seeing Ruth’s jacket it reminded me I had made a small one for one of my daughter’s dolls years ago. I thought I should give it another try but life size this time. I thought about doing it seamless … Continue reading

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