Author Archives: shepherdessann

Dog Hair Felting

This is a throw back post I thought you might enjoy because there have been a few people asking on Facebook about felting with dog hair. Just like sheep there are different kinds of dog hair and even the top … Continue reading

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Felted Flower Class

Wednesday I taught an evening class in flowers at the Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild. It is a bit rushed for beginners to get both flowers finished but everyone got it done and we all had a good time. … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challange Finished

Yay, I got it done in the first quarter. I didn’t seem to be able to do that last year. So let’s hope this is a good sign. You can see the beginning of this here:¬†https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/03/03/landscape-in-progress-1st-quarter-challenge/ I have slowly worked … Continue reading

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The Finished Hat

So this week I managed to finished the hat in my last post. I left you with this picture: Next I covered it and rubbed it for a while. then rolled it up and into the dryer with no heat … Continue reading

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A new hat started and why it isn’t finished.

This week I decided to try a new style of hat. As it’s the first one and I don’t know if it will work I am making it fairly plain. To save time I started with a template I already … Continue reading

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Landscape in Progress (1st quarter Challenge)

I have been slowly working on the 1st quarter challenge. I started with a piece of white prefelt to work on. Starting at the back I adding the sky and the mountains. The mountains are prefelt as well. Next I … Continue reading

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Card Weaving Class

This last weekend I took a Card weaving class at my Guild. Judy Kavanagh was the teacher. I am not a weaver but this looked so fascinating I wanted to give it a try. After Judy explained generaly how it … Continue reading

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