Author Archives: ruthlane

Learning and Experimentation with Online Classes

Have you wanted to be a little more experimental in your fiber art practice? Do you want to learn new techniques and add embellishments to felt or other fabric? Why not try an online class all about embellishing felt? Anyone … Continue reading

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Playing with Tyvek

My art group met at the first of June and we played with Tyvek. We were inspired by Karen L’s recent post here.  We cut up Tyvek envelopes, painted and heated them with a variety of heat tools including an … Continue reading

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Up the North Fork

Here is the fifth in my series of nuno felted landscapes. It is called Up the North Fork after a portion of the Flathead River here in Montana. Here is the layout and after wet down and felted slightly. And … Continue reading

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Sunset at the Lake

Here’s another one of the nuno felt pieces I made in April. This one was originally supposed to go this way with the silk at the top being the sky. But then I decided to turn it into a sunset … Continue reading

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Member’s Studios – Messy, Chaotic or Clean?

Recently I posted a photo of my messy studio room on my personal blog Permutations in Fiber.  One of our regular forum members and a guest blogger here, Karen L., suggested that she would love to see a post about other … Continue reading

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Nuno Felted Beargrass Landscape

I am working on my third nuno felted landscape piece. This one was made with “Halloween” cloth which is some type of cheese cloth that is black but very loose weave. Here’s the piece before stitching. I used nepps for … Continue reading

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New Online Course – Felted Bags with Teri Berry

I am excited to announce that the registration for Teri Berry’s Felted Bags online class opens today! This is a new course and the excitement has been building. There are limited spaces available so if you want to register, click … Continue reading

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