Author Archives: ruthlane

Online Class Schedule for 2019

I have updated the online class schedule for 2019. Please take a look under the tab online classes at the top of this page to see the schedule. If you are interested in taking any classes in 2019, please fill … Continue reading

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Continuing Slow Stitching

I am still stitching away on my landscape piece. I had the background mountains stitched down the last time I showed it to you. I then got the middle distance hills stitched down. This fabric was a bit harder to … Continue reading

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Three Dimensional Encaustic

At our November art group meeting, Paula kindly showed us how to make three-dimensional encaustic bowls. Although this isn’t technically fiber, these are made with paper pulp to make a paper clay and I thought you all might like to … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching

  This is the landscape (on the left) that I showed you in my last post. I made a few changes including some new felt to indicate mountains in the distance and changing the diagonals in the foreground.  I was … Continue reading

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Fossils, Landscape and Sunlight

Now that I have completed the fossil piece, I have to decide how to finish and frame it. This is always my least favorite part of the process. I usually just want to do whatever is easiest. Now if I … Continue reading

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Fossil Piece Complete

I completed the hand stitching on my felt fossil piece that I created for the 4th Quarter Challenge. I added scattered straight stitches in colors that were already present in the “fossils”. I felt like the grey background was a … Continue reading

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Stitching Fossils Piece

The last time I posted, I showed you my piece that I started for the 4th Quarter Challenge that included twists, tubes and hand spun yarn. Here’s what it looked like after felting. I started hand stitching and used some … Continue reading

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