Author Archives: Jan

About Jan

Realy im not 12, i am just sivearly dislexic. i can spin, weave, felt, garden, Draw, Paint, and do layout but i realy cant spell. if you read out louwd i do make more sence.

Cangames gaming convention long weekend in May 2019

 Image 1 A strange request Image 2 Cangames 2019 In Ottawa, Canada there is a large gaming convention on the May long weekend each year. Glenn usually runs 18xx train games, other train games and sometimes Settlers of Catan. The … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Flat Landscape Workshop 2019

Ann told you about the workshop she gave on felted Flowers. So I thot you might like to hear about the last workshop I was teaching. This was the first time I had taught it and I was a bit … Continue reading

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2018 the year of the Workshop(S)

2018 Taking Felting Workshop #3 with Moy Mackay 2018 was a big year for workshops for both myself and my husband. He finally got time off in the summer coinciding with the Blacksmithing conference he has wanted to attend for … Continue reading

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Wheels on Fire Spin-In 2019

Winters can be long and cold here,  with the cool to really cold months greatly out numbering the warm to hot ones. To counter the general feeling of bone-chillingly cold and break the misery that winter brings the City of … Continue reading

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Sneaky Presents

This year one of my brothers in law decreed we should not give gifts at Xmas.  Oh no! But I love Xmas.  It’s so fun to see if I have guessed right what everyone will like. So this year I … Continue reading

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This is the story of a Felting Emergency

volunteering to teach a needle felted landscape class and realizing you don’t have a sample! Panic!! Continue reading

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West Carleton Fibre Guild’s tour of the Puppet exhibit

Although the Ottawa Valley weavers and spinners guild is the largest guild in eastern Ontario, we also have many smaller neighbour guilds. One of the closest neighbours is the West Carleton Fibre Guild who hold their meetings on a Tuesday … Continue reading

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