Author Archives: shepherdessann

More on Mittens

I posted a while back about making my grandson some mittens.  mittens post He loved them but they wouldn’t stay on even when his coat sleeves were over them.  I had thought that might be the case . Mittens are … Continue reading

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Finishing Up Some Spinning

  In the spring I borrowed a blending board from my friend Carlene. I made rollags at guild social meetings and at demos. And spinning here and there. I finally got around to plying them all. Then I needed to … Continue reading

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A Holiday Card and a Look Back and Ahead

I have been to busy lately to do any felting. The other problem is my felting table gets turned into gift wrapping central. I Got a lovely card from my exchange partner in our card exchange. I got a few … Continue reading

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A Felt Christmas Card

I sent a card to my partner for the Christmas card on the forum. holiday-exchange-2017   She has it now so I can tell you all about making it. First I went through my old felt bin to find a thickish … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarf Class

I had another delightful day teaching some ladies to make nuno felt scarves. I made a slide show of the scarves. For some reason I only got one shot of the last one. And finally a group shot of the … Continue reading

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Felt Vessel Class

I taught an enthusiastic group of ladies how to make felted vessels last Sunday. They were a great group and without Carleen’s reminders to take pictures I would have nothing to show you today. Three ladies chose to make pots … Continue reading

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Another Show and the Red Hat all Done.

I was off at another local show last weekend. I did all right but mostly selling lots of low priced things.  Chatting with other people, it seems to be pretty common this year. We are a government city. The government is having … Continue reading

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