Category Archives: Community

Cabin fever and mock-ups

Hello. Let me start by hoping you and your loved ones are all of sound health. In light of recent events, last week my husband and I decided to self-isolate. Not too hard a task for two humans whose favourite … Continue reading

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Felted Jewelery for the First Quarter Challenge 2020

This is a guest post by Lyn and Annie who were unable to post today but will be back soon. Annie decided to make a lariat as she’d never felted one before … she likes a challenge… it’s 350 cm … Continue reading

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Needle Felted Animals

Since I started running workshops in 2017 I’ve often been asked if I will teach needle felted animals, maybe how to make a hare or a fox, etc. and my answer was always the same….. “sorry no, but I can … Continue reading

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Studio Space -“Final” Layout

On my last post, I showed you my new studio space. I had just moved in and my beloved fibre was still very much scattered around, and I felt a little at a loss as to where I should place … Continue reading

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Thank You from Zed and the Holiday Card Exchange

Zed wanted me to include her thanks to all of you for your generous support. Here’s what she had to say: Ruth, Please could you pass on my sincere gratitude to everyone who made a donation or bought an e-book … Continue reading

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Plaited felt vessel

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. In September I started a two-year part -time basketry course at City Lit, which is an adult education institute in London. Although it’s only one day a week in college, … Continue reading

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Knitting & Stitching Show 2019

One of the highlights of my calendar in November is always the Knitting & Stitching Show at Harrogate. I’ve never thought that the title does this show any justice as it’s so much more than knitting and stitching! The event, … Continue reading

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