Author Archives: Marilyn aka Pandagirl

Odds and Ends

This past weekend, my husband and I drove up to Wisconsin for a weekend away.  I had hoped we’d see plenty of fabulous fall colors I could share.  Unfortunately, Wisconsin is suffering from the same drought we have here in … Continue reading

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Nothing Spooky Here

Update on Maneki-Neko: I took Lyn’s advice and made the whiskers from wire.  Here is the new look.  I also decided to put her on a pedestal to see out the window rather than sitting on the windowsill.  I found … Continue reading

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Maneki-Neko for 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 2

I never dreamed this project would take me almost two weeks to complete.  But it is finished. If you missed part one, you can read about it here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/09/25/pandagirls-maneki-neko-for-2017-3rd-quarter-challenge-part-1/ It would seem adding the details to finish would be easy.  … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s Maneki-Neko for 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 1

I’ve still been in the mood to explore the Edo Period.  I remembered when my oldest son was in high school and brought home a Japanese exchange student who gave us a little kitty statute to bring prosperity to our … Continue reading

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Ribbon Embroidery

I recently  bought a book on Silk Ribbon Embroidery.  I saw something on Pinterest and it caught my interest. I thought I had some silk ribbon but couldn’t find it. If I did, I would have had to dye it … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 2

This challenge became more of a challenge than I expected.  If you  missed part 1,  you can see it here:  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/09/01/pandagirls-2017-3rd-quarter-challenge-part-1/ I had intended to use a combination of free motion and hand embroidery to add details  to finish it.  … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 1

It took me a while to decide what I wanted to do for the challenge of the Edo period in Japan.  I was drawn to the simple scrolls with flowers and branches. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/07/07/3rd-quarter-challenge-2017/ I scoured the museum sites and Pinterest.  … Continue reading

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