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About annielynrosie

rosiepink is a mother and daughter team.

Challenge – make an item for your home for the festive season

This  is my version of a commonplace Christmas decoration – it’s not an original idea but it’s unique because I’ve made all the bits. I used fibre in the form of fabric, yarn and merino wool tops. My colour palette … Continue reading

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2020 FOURTH QUARTER CHALLENGE

            Here’s the final challenge of 2020 for felters, spinners, weavers, stitchers, knitters, crocheters and mixed media fibre artists … … make an item for your home for the festive season! It could be anything … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge – Felt Hat

I found this delightful free pattern for a reversible wool hat, and with the kind permission of the author, Daniela Gutierrez-Diaz,  here is a LINK to her pattern and a photo of her hat. First job was to print the … Continue reading

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2020 Third Quarter Challenge

This year’s theme is ‘Personal Items’ so the third quarter challenge calls to all felters, spinners, weavers, stitchers, knitters, crocheters and mixed media fibre artists to think ahead. With apologies to our forum friends in the southern hemisphere who are … Continue reading

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Felt Parasol for Sunny Days

Ta-Dah!  I finally finished my parasol.  If you haven’t a clue what I’m talking about, please see this blog post I made a paper pattern of the segments of the umbrella then I cut out the felt panels. I stitched the … Continue reading

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A FELTED SKETCH BOOK BAG FOR SUMMER … AND HALF A PARASOL

Annie I decided to make a small bag from handmade felt to carry a sketchbook and a few pens out and about with me. I didn’t make a plan or measure anything. To start with I just laid out a … Continue reading

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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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