Category Archives: Guest Writer

Lutradur Leaves

In my last post I showed some of the brooches I’ve been making out of Tyvek.  This month I thought I would continue with the “man made” fabric theme and show you how I make my Lutradur leaves. Lutradur is … Continue reading

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The magic of blocking your hand knits

Hello, Leonor here guest-writing for this week’s post. After reading the title, if you’re not a knitter, you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about. What on earth is blocking and why am I writing about it? Simply put, blocking refers … Continue reading

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Spinning at Can Games

  JAN’S BLOG POST; CAN GAMES Spontaneous Demoing 2018 For a number of years I have followed my husband to the local board gaming convention on the May long weekend (Can Games). In exchange for my support of his hobby, … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice – Guest Post Carole G.

This is a guest post by Carole G. one of our forum members. You can follow her here:  https://www.facebook.com/BagsaLicious/ https://craftybeetle.wordpress.com/ During a recent very cold winter with thick ice and deep snow, I was inspired by the start of the … 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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Hat workshop with Sarah Waters

Although I’ve made a lot of 3D felt, I’ve never made a hat (I’ve made berets, but they don’t really count). This is because: I don’t wear hats (unless it’s extremely hot or extremely cold, neither of which happens much … Continue reading

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Nuno Felting

When I read this week that the second quarter challenge is to be Nuno Felting I thought I would share the first of the few Nuno projects I have done so far.  I say “few” because although I trawl the … Continue reading

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