Author Archives: ruthlane

Announcing New Online Class and a Giveaway!

My new online class Print, Stencil and Play with Thickened Dye on Felt is finally ready! It is the third module of Embellishing Felt with Surface Design Techniques – A Mixed Media Approach. The cost for the 4 week course is … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Texture

On to the next element of design, texture! I think that many of us that create fiber art do so because we love the textures that can be produced with fiber. But there is more to texture than just “wooliness”. … Continue reading

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Last Chance and Stitching on Printed Felt

It’s your last chance to sign up for Teri Berry’s Felted Concertina Hat online class today. There are only a couple of spots left, so first come, first served. It’s going to be a really great class so if you’ve … Continue reading

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Australian Wool Show And A Winner!

This is a guest post from Sue B. (chookie on the forum) who recently visited the Bendigo – Australian Wool Show. She does apologize for the quality of the photos as they were taking on her phone in crowds with … Continue reading

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Composition and Design – Form

Three dimensional shape and space is the basis of architecture and most designed objects. There are added design considerations in that the object will be experienced from more than one side. In sculpture the space defined by the shape of … Continue reading

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Online Felted Concertina Hat Class with Teri Berry in August

We are excited to announce that we have a new online class available by Teri Berry.  Here’s what Teri has to say about her class. This four-week, hat making course will initially guide you through the different options for hat blocks (from … Continue reading

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Tutorial for Transferring Photos with Matte Medium

I wrote a post on my personal blog about transferring a photo to a Gelli plate print a couple of weeks ago. I was asked a few questions about how I did it so I thought I would do a … Continue reading

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