Category Archives: Guest Writer

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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Two Dimensional Needle Felting and Wool Varieties

I love all things fibery.  So much so that I opened a store, Big Sky Fiber Arts.  It feeds my fiber addiction, and allows me to experiment with textures, colors, and types.   Customers  who are new to felting often feel … Continue reading

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Green Man – Guest Post by 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/ I love forests, the magical paths that lead you through oaks, birch, beech and ash and the faces, there are … Continue reading

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A Sweater Story…..Can You Help?

At the start of February last year I posted that I had had a go at felting a sweater with designs on turning it into a bag.  I had purchased it in a charity shop for the princely sum of £1.  It … Continue reading

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Felting with old sweaters

I’m a great recycler, as I suspect many textile lovers are. Much of my business is based on scouring charity shops and jumble sales for items that other people have discarded and transforming them back into desirable objects. Some old … Continue reading

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