Author Archives: ruthlane

About ruthlane

When I discovered felting in 2007, I finally found the creative outlet for which I had been searching. I love that the versatility of fiber allows me to “play” with a wide variety of materials including wool, silk, fabrics, yarns and threads. Creating one of a kind fiber art pieces to share with the world fulfills my creative passion.

Ponderosa Pine Bark Applique

If you have been following my posts for any length of time, you will know that I am a lover of trees, leaves, bark and anything forest related. For my Level 3 Stitch course, I have been working on a … Continue reading

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Extra Online Classes Now Available!

Galina Titova of Deep Felt Textile Art emailed me recently. She felt that since so many people were being socially isolated by the world pandemic, that it would be a good time to offer her Fantasy Felt Fish online class again. I … Continue reading

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Refugees for 25 Million Stitches Project….Guest Blogger: Penny Peters

This gallery contains 9 photos.

Originally posted on Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts:
At the very beginning of winter’s short, dark days I was inspired to join a community project called 25 Million Stitches (https://www.25millionstitches.com/ ).  Each of the 25 million stitches represents one…

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Felted Jewelery for the First Quarter Challenge 2020

This is a guest post by Lyn and Annie who were unable to post today but will be back soon. Annie decided to make a lariat as she’d never felted one before … she likes a challenge… it’s 350 cm … Continue reading

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Resht Applique Complete

Last week I showed you the beginnings of an applique sample. I guess I wasn’t the only one that had never heard of Resht work. Always good to learn something new, isn’t it? So I started with chain stitching the … Continue reading

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Resht Applique Sample

I am taking a two year course from the Gail Harker Creative Studies Center, Advanced Studies in Experimental Stitch. Part of my homework for the second session is looking up different forms of applique and doing a few samples of … Continue reading

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First Quarter Jewelry Challenge

Lyn and Annie’s First Quarter Jewelry Challenge has been in the back of my mind while I have been busy with other things. I had thought I would use cut pieces of printed or screen printed felt (still using stuff … Continue reading

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