Author Archives: ruthlane

Fabric Collage Landscape Part 2

Continuing on with the saga of the fabric collage landscape, I am steadily working my way down the piece. I added texture to the mountains including threads, yarns and bits of cheesecloth. I then stitched the bits down with free … Continue reading

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Registration Open Now for Online Felted Concertina Hat Class

Would you love to learn how to make some really fun felt hats? Then you need to take this wonderful online class with Teri Berry, Felted Concertina Hats. The online class registration is now open and you can sign up … Continue reading

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Fabric Collage Landscape Part 1

I was inspired by Antje’s post recently about creating a fabric landscape. I have had this on my list of things I wanted to do for a long time. So thanks Antje, for giving me the push to get it … Continue reading

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Dimensional Felting with Prefelt

I tried another experiment with dimensional felting with prefelt. You can see my other experiments here and here. This one I decided to use an already made prefelt and then just cut it to fit the shape. I started with … Continue reading

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Recreating a Still Life Failure

I originally created this still life of a vase of flowers in 2016 for a quarterly challenge. The plan was to create dimensional flowers in a still life but I didn’t pay enough attention to the overall design/composition and the … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Screen Printing

This is a guest post by Deb Stika, thanks Deb! Hi, my name is Deb Stika and I’m a member of Ruth Lane’s art group. Our group meets monthly and once annually for a 2 day retreat on Bitteroot Lake … Continue reading

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New Book, New Look

It was an honor to hear that my publisher Quarto Creates was reworking The Complete Photo Guide to Felting¬†into a new book called First Time Felting. This book is for beginners and concentrates on needle felting techniques but also shows … Continue reading

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