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.

A cheap alternative to wool combs

A cheap alternative to wool combs Have you looked with horror at the price of wool combs?  Have you longed for a fine worsted preparation to inspire your felting creativity? If a fine pair of English 5 pitch are not … Continue reading

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Stained Glass in felt part 1

As I stared at a blank piece of felt thinking about what I wanted to try next, I looked around my increasingly cluttered office and considered my options. I considered: the sudden increase in freshly washed wool; spinning, weaving and … Continue reading

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In the Begining

  In the beginning; In 1989 I joined the OVWSG at their annual general meeting and became their librarian. I did tell them I was Severely Dyslexic and was assured by the executive that would not be a problem. I … Continue reading

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Visiting Fiber festivals in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec, 2019

The end of summer. This is a busy season for me, made more so by adding a few surprise fleeces found while making the emergency anti-raccoon-garage-repair. OK add two storage bins of large, vary fine, crimpy fleeces and another bin … Continue reading

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Part 3 Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately?

Part 3 Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? Continuing from Part 2 and Part 1 https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/08/27/why-does-everything-seem-to-take-so-much-longer-lately/ https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/09/05/why-does-everything-seem-to-take-so-much-longer-lately-continuing-in-part-2/#comment-57756   Life is still trying to keep me from accomplishing my goals by offering other options to the one … Continue reading

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Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? Continuing in Part 2

Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? Continuing in Part 2 When last we chatted Glenn had just arrived home from a hard day of matching letters and number and not tripping. (don’t scoff this is not … Continue reading

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Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately?

Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? part 1 This morning I asked my hubby to please bring up the wool drying racks from the laundry so I could start washing a few fleeces. But first there … Continue reading

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