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Birdhouse Class with the West Carleton Fibre Guild.

I gave a felt birdhouse class to 10 members of the West Carleton Fiber Guild last week.  The class was held at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s  classroom space. They were a really fun and enthusiastic group and they worked hard. Some how I missed … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarf Class

A few weeks ago I taught a nuno felt scarf class. As usual I had great students and we had a lot of fun. I have grouped the 4 scarves into galleries so you can see the progressions. These first 2 … Continue reading

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Connected Paths

I told you in another piece about an art show my guild is having to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday . This is another piece I made for it. It is called connected. As usual I started with  2 pieces of prefelt with a … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Top Class

Hi I gave a private class to Anne last week end. Well really we started earlier with talking about what she wanted to make and what she wanted to make it out of  and then dying her silk. In the … Continue reading

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Felted Flower Class

I did a short evening class this last Wednesday. It’s just 2.5 hours long. First we did just a felt petunia type flower to give them all the idea. I forgot to take pictures of that but there are a … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge

I can’t believe it is  April first tomorrow and time for the second quarter Challenge. We are doing Art periods this year. I decided to  do Celtic art. Well then I started looking and of course it is not that … Continue reading

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Not Much Done but a Cute Surprise

As the title says I really haven’t done much with fiber this last week. I did start my Free motion embroidery class this week but haven’t had much time to do more than watch the videos read the PDF and … Continue reading

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