Author Archives: ruthlane

Guest Blog Post – The Bird And His Breakfast

This is a guest post by Lyn of Rosiepink. She created a wonderful piece for the Second Quarter Challenge. Thanks Lyn! The second quarter challenge is to use fabric as a surface design instead of a base, so out came … Continue reading

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Nuno Felting Party

My local art group just happened to plan on nuno felting with this month’s meeting which coordinated wonderfully with Ann’s 2nd Quarter challenge of using fabric and nuno felting as a surface design. Paula had everything set up for us … Continue reading

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Aspen Collage

I showed you this idea for a fabric/felt collage with my last post. I decided to change out the background fabric as it was too close in color and value to the piece of silk that I was planning on … Continue reading

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Felt and Textured Paper Collages

I usually don’t show a lot of my class homework here for my Level 3 Art and Design class that I am taking. But we did some really interesting textural collages in our last class that I thought might be … Continue reading

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Snow Dyeing with Acid Dyes

I have done snow (or ice) dyeing for a while now but I always used Procion MX Fiber Reactive Dyes. I did a quick how to post about it here.  But I have never tried snow dyeing with acid dyes. … Continue reading

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Embellishing Felt with Surface Design Techniques – A Mixed Media Approach Online Course Registration is Now Open!

You can now register for any of the four modules of Embellishing Felt with Surface Design Techniques – A Mixed Media Approach. Just hop over to the online classes page that you’re interested in and fill out the form at the bottom … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challenge – Part Four

I am still working on another idea from the First Quarter Challenge, adding mixed media to felt. Here is Part One, Part Two and Part Three if you missed anything. I had decided that I wanted to try to keep … Continue reading

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