Author Archives: annielynrosie

About annielynrosie

rosiepink is a mother and daughter team.

2020 Second Quarter Challenge

We think it likely that many people associate handmade felted, knitted or woven items with providing warmth in the darker months, so the ‘Personal Items’ challenge for this quarter is to make something that you could use in sunny weather. … Continue reading

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2020 First Quarter Challenge

The theme for this year’s challenges is ‘Personal Items’. So here’s the first challenge for felters, spinners, weavers, stitchers, knitters, crocheters and mixed media fibre artists … …make a piece of jewellery! We might associate jewellery with metal and glass, … Continue reading

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Colourscape & inspiration from sampling

above: Colourscape in felt I was fascinated by this colourful photo of Chilhuly Glass.  I love the transparency of the glass and the way the overlap gives a secondary, and sometimes tertiary, colour. But how to achieve that effect with … Continue reading

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Fourth Quarter Challenge 2019 Colourscapes

This challenge is inspired by our trip to Mottisfont Abbey where Kaffe Fassett exhibited over 70 glorious items including furniture fabric, clothing and wall hangings. “I create in palettes of colour because that is my main obsession.” Kaffe Fassett We … Continue reading

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Some cities in the UK have evolved over several centuries so that old and new buildings are often knitted together – this gate is in the city of Salisbury. Councils invest in sculptures, green spaces, floral displays and bunting to … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge 2019 – Cityscapes

This is going to be a real challenge!  We looked for pictures by forum members but cityscapes are as rare as hen’s teeth! However, we did find this lovely felted picture by Ann (Shepherdess)… …and Marilyn’s ‘Windy City’ cityscape… …and … Continue reading

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‘Waiting for the Surf’ – a seascape from inspiration to completion

Last year we visited St Agnes, in Cornwall, on a day when there was a cloudless blue sky and a sea breeze.  So for my seascape inspiration I chose two photos of St Agnes beach and a photo of Annie’s … Continue reading

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