Category Archives: Felted Hats

Finishing Hats and Scarves.

Did you think I had forgotten it was my time to post again? I didn’t I have been running around like crazy getting things ready for the Guilds Sale and Exhibition that starts Saturday. But as I am co-chair of … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs.

I got my dryer balls and my soap done and it is now up at the museum store. the dryer balls have information on how to use them on the back and the tag explains them as well. A few … Continue reading

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A New Hat

I have been working on a new “pillbox” type of hat. I got this great lattice yarn and wanted to use to add some interest to the hat. I got this yarn at Value Village, a big chain second hand … Continue reading

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I Finally Finished These Hats.

People in class and on line often ask if they can leave a piece of felt over night or a day and then finish it. The answer is yes most defiantly. I have left pieces over night many times but … Continue reading

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The Finished Hat

So this week I managed to finished the hat in my last post. I left you with this picture: Next I covered it and rubbed it for a while. then rolled it up and into the dryer with no heat … Continue reading

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A new hat started and why it isn’t finished.

This week I decided to try a new style of hat. As it’s the first one and I don’t know if it will work I am making it fairly plain. To save time I started with a template I already … Continue reading

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It is almost a year to the day that I gave up my day job of setting up clinical trials of new drugs for hospital patients to pursue my dream of making felt full-time. A post on FB this week, … Continue reading

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Happy Felt Hat Makers

Just after I took my Moy MacKay class I taught a felt hat class to 6 enthusiastic students. they wanted different styles but they all wanted folds in the top. and decorating, I am sure I took more pictures at … 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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A Holiday Card and a Look Back and Ahead

I have been to busy lately to do any felting. The other problem is my felting table gets turned into gift wrapping central. I Got a lovely card from my exchange partner in our card exchange. I got a few … Continue reading

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