Category Archives: Fiber Preparation

Spinning

I haven’t managed any felting this last little while but I have been doing some spinning. I spin on my drop spindle, making small balls I use to decorate my felt. I did have a wheel at one point in … Continue reading

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Flax Study Group Part 3

Flax Study Group Part 3 (sorry this is a Long Post if you make it through to the end there are videos! make sure to check out the one on flax dressing its really horrible looking stuff but works exceedingly … Continue reading

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Flax Study Group Part 2

Flax Study Group Part 2 In my Last post, we got up to the pulling of the flax plants, tying them in small bundles and laying them against the fence to dry. But this was not the worst fate for … Continue reading

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A cheap alternative to wool combs

A cheap alternative to wool combs Have you looked with horror at the price of wool combs?  Have you longed for a fine worsted preparation to inspire your felting creativity? If a fine pair of English 5 pitch are not … Continue reading

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Part 3 Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately?

Part 3 Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? Continuing from Part 2 and Part 1 https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/08/27/why-does-everything-seem-to-take-so-much-longer-lately/ https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/09/05/why-does-everything-seem-to-take-so-much-longer-lately-continuing-in-part-2/#comment-57756   Life is still trying to keep me from accomplishing my goals by offering other options to the one … Continue reading

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Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? Continuing in Part 2

Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? Continuing in Part 2 When last we chatted Glenn had just arrived home from a hard day of matching letters and number and not tripping. (don’t scoff this is not … Continue reading

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Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately?

Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? part 1 This morning I asked my hubby to please bring up the wool drying racks from the laundry so I could start washing a few fleeces. But first there … Continue reading

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A tutorial: how to make roving with a drum carder

This week has been hectic. I haven’t had much time to do any felting. I did a little bit of stitching on my seascape, but not enough to show you and a little bit on a set of shoelaces. Mostly … Continue reading

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A Scribble Tree

Last week in Ruth’s post  Batik Post  she had a scribble tree. I have always liked them so Ruth suggested I make some. Ok them what to make. then I remembered these felt pieces I made a long time ago, I … 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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