Category Archives: Challenges

First Quarter Jewelry Challenge

Lyn and Annie’s First Quarter Jewelry Challenge has been in the back of my mind while I have been busy with other things. I had thought I would use cut pieces of printed or screen printed felt (still using stuff … Continue reading

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2020 First Quarter Challenge

The theme for this year’s challenges is ‘Personal Items’. So here’s the first challenge for felters, spinners, weavers, stitchers, knitters, crocheters and mixed media fibre artists … …make a piece of jewellery! We might associate jewellery with metal and glass, … Continue reading

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The Canada give away winners and my colourscape

First, on this Christmas Eve, I get to announce our Canadian giveaway winners. The numbers were generated by a random number generator.  Congratulations to: operationcreationnicki says: December 18, 2019 at 1:23 pm This is very generous! I would like to … Continue reading

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Another Colorscape

Before I show you my new colorscape, I am excited to announce our three UK prize winners! The winners were drawn by a random number generator. The prize winner are: AdventuresInFelt says: Thank you for this lovely giveaway! I would be … Continue reading

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A very small amount of progress.

I am afraid it has been a busy week and I have mostly been working on getting my Christmas card done for the exchange. I will do a nice post about that after my partner has received it. I don’t … Continue reading

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3rd Quarter Challenge Finally Finished (well… close enough)

I finally finished my 3rd quarter challenge. As you recall it was a cityscape. It was much harder then most of us thought it would be. I wanted to do something different. I thought about doing a scifi city on … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge Coming Along.

I showed you a blank canvas last time. I have finally moved forward from there.  It was a slow start. I had a hard time finding a lightweight dissolvable stabilizer. But I did in the end. Step one was to … Continue reading

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The Show is Over

The show is over. It was a really good show with lots of people. I was really pleased with how I did.  Now a day or two to recover and I have to start thinking of what to make for … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge – Part 3

I have showed you two segments of the process of creating my “cityscape” for the third quarter challenge and had gotten to the point of adding needle felted windows and doors to my buildings. Now on to the free motion … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge – Part 2

I showed you my ideas, concepts and sketches for my cityscape last week. Now on to the felting. First I needed to make some prefelt for the buildings. I had a mixed brown batt already in my stash so I … Continue reading

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