Category Archives: Experiments

Spinning mostly

I haven’t been felting much lately, other than teaching, but I have been doing some spinning. I borrowed a friends blending board to try making some fancy rolags to spin from. I used 2 shades of orange, a purple wool, some silk … Continue reading

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Birdhouse Class with the West Carleton Fibre Guild.

I gave a felt birdhouse class to 10 members of the West Carleton Fiber Guild last week.  The class was held at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s  classroom space. They were a really fun and enthusiastic group and they worked hard. Some how I missed … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Scarf Class

A few weeks ago I taught a nuno felt scarf class. As usual I had great students and we had a lot of fun. I have grouped the 4 scarves into galleries so you can see the progressions. These first 2 … Continue reading

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Nuno Felt Top Class

Hi I gave a private class to Anne last week end. Well really we started earlier with talking about what she wanted to make and what she wanted to make it out of  and then dying her silk. In the … Continue reading

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Felted Flower Class

I did a short evening class this last Wednesday. It’s just 2.5 hours long. First we did just a felt petunia type flower to give them all the idea. I forgot to take pictures of that but there are a … Continue reading

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Felted Birdhouse Class

Hi everyone I am a day or two behind so please forgive the late post. On Sunday I had 3 ladies for a Felt Birdhouse class. There should have been 4 but one lady was sick. I hope she is feeling … Continue reading

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Spiked Hat Class

Last month I taught the spiked hat class at the Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild. I had 6 wonderful students. Some did hats with brims and some did hats with folded up bottoms. As usual I did not take as many … Continue reading

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