Category Archives: Challenges

Third Quarter Challenge Sample

I have been trying to decide what to do for the third quarter challenge. I remembered a post Zed did a while back that showed the back of her piece and how a colored piece of prefelt showed on the … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge – Beneath the Surface

This year’s challenge theme is all about surface design. So you would think that most surface design is just that, the top layer of embellishments added to the surface. But wool is such an interesting fiber. You can add things … Continue reading

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2nd Quarter Challenge Piece Finished

I finished off the natural vessel I showed felted, but not shaped or fulled, a couple of weeks ago: It’s made with various wools, I took a range of naturals to the well being centre and I think the first … Continue reading

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Morning Aspen

This is the second in the series of nuno felted landscapes that I am working on. It is the only one that is a horizontal presentation. All the others are vertical. Here is how it started after felting and before … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challenge 2018

A few weeks ago I showed some printed fabric transfers I’d applied to muslin. Or tried to apply-I lost the instructions so they didn’t all turn out very well! I trimmed them down and nuno felted them recently for the … Continue reading

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Autumn in the Mountains

I told you last week about our nuno felting party. I made six landscape pieces that I plan on adding either hand or machine stitching. I don’t think I showed you this one. I used a piece of prefelt, covered … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post – The Bird And His Breakfast

This is a guest post by Lyn of Rosiepink. She created a wonderful piece for the Second Quarter Challenge. Thanks Lyn! The second quarter challenge is to use fabric as a surface design instead of a base, so out came … Continue reading

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