Author Archives: ruthlane

Third Quarter Challenge – Part 2

I showed you my ideas, concepts and sketches for my cityscape last week. Now on to the felting. First I needed to make some prefelt for the buildings. I had a mixed brown batt already in my stash so I … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge – Part 1

When Lyn and Annie announced the Third Quarter Challenge, I definitely felt challenged. The challenge is to create a Cityscape. I tend toward natural inspirations instead of man made inspiration. It’s not that I don’t have photos of cities, I … Continue reading

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Sampling Sulky Sticky Fabri-Solvy

Recently, I got an order from Sulky for more machine threads and a product that I have wanted to test out for a while. It’s called Sticky Fabri-Solvy. I have used the Fabri-Solvy for machine lace and liked it. But … Continue reading

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Framing Complete

I had several requests from readers to show my finished pieces once they were framed. I framed 8 pieces. Three are for an exhibition in September and the rest are for sale in the shop. (If you’re interested in purchasing, … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Fiber Layout and Prefelt

I am continuing with my experiments with how fiber layout and prefelt effect the shape of three dimensional wet felt. I decided to combine two of the things that I had tried before. The first was the circular layout that … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Prefelt Part 2

I finally got around to trying a different shaped pod using prefelt to influence the shape. My first post creating a seed pod is here. I created this pod in the same way but started with a different shape and … Continue reading

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Level 3 Studies in Art & Design Exhibition

I completed my course of Level 3 Studies in Art & Design at the Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts in March. Our class had an exhibit and I wanted to show you a portion of the exhibit. These photos … Continue reading

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