Author Archives: ruthlane

Felted Phone Cases

I have about run out of felted phone cases to sell at the store. I have some larger ones for those “gigantic” phones but needed some smaller ones that fit a smaller phone. I already have a bunch of kits … Continue reading

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3rd Qtr Challenge Part 3 – A Bit of a Disaster

I would like to throw this piece in the recycle bin and never show it to anyone. But since you’ve seen the prior steps, it seems unfair to not show you the ending. It is often the case when you … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge Part Two

I showed you my design development process on my last post for the 3rd Quarter Challenge. Now on to the felting portion. Here is the design that I have traced on to a heavy interfacing. I was really thinking I … Continue reading

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Designs for Third Quarter Challenge

The third quarter challenge that Marilyn announced recently is the Japanese Edo Art Period. I needed to do some historical design work for my Level 3 Art and Design class so I decided I would combine this challenge with homework. … Continue reading

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Cretan Felted Shepherd’ Cloaks – Guest Post by Jill

This is a guest post by Jill about her recent trip to a local museum. Thanks Jill for this great post! A recent visit to the excellent Cretan Ethnological museum in Vori, South Crete, gave me an unexpected surprise – … Continue reading

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Woolfest – Guest Post by Tracey

Tracey attended Woolfest recently and was kind enough to take photos and write about her experience for us. Thanks Tracey! I recently attended the wool and wool crafts extravaganza that is Woolfest, held over two days at Mitchell’s Lakeland Livestock … Continue reading

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New York Botanical Gardens

I was in New York City last week for vacation and thought I would share some photos of the New York Botanical Gardens. The gardens are inspiring even without further artwork but this summer they are displaying an outdoor Chihuly … Continue reading

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