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.

Spinning for a Purpose: workshop 1

Spinning for a Purpose: workshop 1 One of the advantages of being in a local Guild is definitely the people. We are very lucky to have quite a few who have taken the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners (OHS) Master Weaver … Continue reading

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So much time.  So much to do!

So much time.  So much to do! Almost all the exciting things I was going to tell you about today were cancelled. The first was the Drive to Peterborough for the first big fibre festival of the year. Last year, … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Landscape Workshop Feb. 2020 part 2

When we were last chatting about the workshop we had got the students to the point where the image had been transferred to the felt and they were beginning to work on it. As with other painting mediums, I had … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Landscape Workshop Feb. 2020 Part 1

On the last day in February, I ran the Needle Felted landscape workshop for the Ottawa guild. We had six students sign up but one had to stay home to attend a first time mom who was expecting twins. The … Continue reading

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Snowed in and preparing for needle felted Landscape workshop

This week I have been reviewing and putting a bit of polish on my notes for Saturdays workshop. I will be teaching needle felted landscape again. I have 6 students singed up, which is a full class, and have just … Continue reading

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2020 Jewelry Challenge

Hello Fellow felters.  Today I want to tell you about how the first challenge of 2020 is going. Do you remember Ann’s resist? ( The one my enfeebled brain kept telling me had to fold together somehow into a book … Continue reading

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Teaching an Inkle weaving Workshop

I am a multi-craftual person.  That’s a nice way of saying I get easily distracted by many things. One of the things I do when I am not felting is weaving. While my back hates me I have downsized to … Continue reading

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