Category Archives: Experiments

Felting soap and a Hat Class

With the arrival of fall I don’t seem to have much time to felt. Today I have to make some felted Soap for the museum store. I thought I would show you how I do it. I do it  little … Continue reading

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The Final Projects for the Paper Lamination Class

I wasn’t able to finish the coursework for Ruth’s Paper Lamination Class within the class time, but have since completed the last two assignments.  We had a choice of several different options for the last two weeks.  I chose to … Continue reading

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Reuse of Scraps with Roots in History.

My Friend Jan Scott took a great class at our guild a few weeks ago. It fit with our second quarter challenge ( ) so well I asked her to do a blog post about it. It was a … Continue reading

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Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

This is a guest post by Elizabeth Sutherland one of our forum members who had the good fortune to visit the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival this year. Thanks for the post Elizabeth! I had a free ticket Southwest Airline … Continue reading

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Samples from the Nuno Paper Lamination Class

I just finished Ruth Lane’s online class.  Since I am also papermaker, I was excited to combine the two passions and see the results. It was a fun experiment using a variety of papers, dyes, paints and fabrics.  Some worked, … Continue reading

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Felted Flowers

Along with the pink hat commission, (    a decorative flower was requested. The flower is to be orange.  I did some dying to get some nice shades or orange. I made several flowers so she will have a choice. … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge finished …..I think.

I think I have finished stitching my second quarter challenge. I showed it to you at the beginning of the challenge when I had just started the stitching it, here: Since then I have finished stitching all the trees. I … Continue reading

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