No felting this week

This week has not been a felting week or even a thinking about felting week. This week has been finishing and tagging week. I will be at Fibrefest this coming weekend.

The first part of tagging is creating tags. It always takes longer than expected to do. I needed tags for the batts, the scissor pouches and new ones for the little cardholders.

 

I had to weigh the batts and fill in the tags. This one and its twin are already sold and put aside for a friend who can’t make it to the sale.

I had to add the grommets to the scissor cases and tag them with the new tags. I started by adding the grommets to the left side through both layers. It makes it tight for the scissors. So I switched to adding them to the right side through the backside. I think I like this better. I like the way it looks better too.

They are all tagged now.

The other thing I need to do yet is put the spinning kits together.  I have to sand the holes of the whorls because they are to tight and I can’t get them on the dowels. Last year they were to loose and I had to glue them. The wool is in the bags at least. Now I have to print the instructions and finish the drop spindles. I am out of ink and today is a holiday so it will have to wait

Lastly, I need to figure out what I am taking as display items.

 

 

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12 Responses to No felting this week

  1. annielynrosie says:

    Good luck with sales at Fibrefest! It takes four times as long as you think it will to prepare for an event like this – it’s loads of work.

  2. Deb says:

    Best of luck!

  3. ruthlane says:

    It’s always so much work getting ready for an event like this. Looks like you’re getting close to being done. Hope you have a good show and sell a bunch of stuff.

  4. The finicky details always feel like they take forever but it is really great to see it all ready for sales!

  5. Antje says:

    Getting the last details done always takes much longer than planned but makes all the difference. Hope you have lots of sales.

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