Author Archives: shepherdessann

Interesting New to Me Scarf Type

These last couple of weeks in the Wet Felt Makers group on Facebook people have been making in interesting and new to me type of scarf. It’s called a french scarf. Arlene Toth shared it with the group and shared … Continue reading

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A picture with some metal in it.

It’s after the Christmas crazy and I feel all out of sorts. There is nothing I need to be doing.  Nothing to shop for, nothing to bake for. I do have some nice new teas to try but although they … Continue reading

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Finished the Hat

I got my ha finished…Yay…  So naturally, it is raining. Oh well, I know the cold will come. Rub, rub, roll, roll. You know the drill. once it shrank enough I popped it onto a hat form to see how … Continue reading

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I Got My Hat Started.

I finally started my new hat.  first I had to make the template. I started with one I had then changed one side. I was down to the last of my purple so I decided to use black for the … Continue reading

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4th Quarter Challenge: the Making of Elf Boots.

Recently Karen Lane did a post on Christmas ornaments.  fourth-quarter-challenge I thought the elf boots she made were so cute I would have a go at making some for our tree too. I drew one out the size I wanted … Continue reading

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Time for a New Hat.

I don’t know whats happened to my last year’s hat. It is probably at the back bottom of the deep shelf in my hall closet. I don’t feel like cleaning that out so I am taking it as a sign … Continue reading

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Fingerless Mitts or maybe they are Gauntlets or Wrist warmers

I am super busy getting ready for our last farmers market of the year. We sold so many meat pies I will be frantically trying to make as many as possible for this Saturday. I thought you might like this … Continue reading

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The cowl is finished

I did finally get the cowl finished. It turned out just as I had hoped.  I took it up to a flax processing day to show everyone and Jan took some nice pictures of it for me I think they … Continue reading

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Decorating the cowl

As you recall I was dying some silk lap for my cowl. They turned out well. Silk always looks so raggy after dying. I think it’s the squeezing out of the excess water. They look a little better dry after … Continue reading

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Next Steps for My Cowl

With a few weeks until the Christmas markets, I finally got back to my cowl. This is as far as I had gotten before I had to put it aside. It took me forever to get the silk wrapped around … Continue reading

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