Category Archives: Community

West Carleton Fibre Guild’s tour of the Puppet exhibit

Although the Ottawa Valley weavers and spinners guild is the largest guild in eastern Ontario, we also have many smaller neighbour guilds. One of the closest neighbours is the West Carleton Fibre Guild who hold their meetings on a Tuesday … Continue reading

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Joseph Banks Challenge

This weekend sees the launch of the latest body of work by Lincolnshire based textile group LINQS.  The group, which welcomes any gender and any ability, is now in its fourth year.  The only criteria for becoming a member is … Continue reading

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Painting with wool

For today’s blog post, I am sharing with you a workshop I went to, where Dani Ives was teaching how to paint with wool. If you haven’t heard of Dani’s work, I highly recommend you check out her website. Before … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Artists, Guest Writer, Inspiration, Made From Felt, Needle Felting, Wool | Tagged , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Sew on Labels

Not too long ago the Dutch Label Shop from Pennsylvania USA contacted me to do a review post about their labels. http://www.dutchlabelshop.com/ There would be no obligation to do a positive review and they would give me a gift certificate to get … Continue reading

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Autumn Necklace

Although we’ve got baking temperatures and scorched grass outside, indoors I’m amassing quite a collection of Autumn leaves made from Lutradur!  I’ve decided its time to start thinking about what I’m going to do with these leaves and incorporating some … Continue reading

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Chico the needle felted dog

Hello, Leonor here. My guest post for today is going to be a simple “show and tell” as the weather here in London is too warm for complicated thoughts! Some of you might be aware that I am a fibre … Continue reading

Posted in 3D, Guest Artists, Guest Writer, Made From Felt, natural wools, Needle Felting, sculptural felt, Wool | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Felting Tools Part 2

Here is part 2 of Jan Scott’s felting tool post. It was much prettier in the word doc format but I don’t seem to be able to transfer that to the blog. I have a large selection (24 years of collecting) … Continue reading

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