Category Archives: Finishing/Framing

So much time.  So much to do!

So much time.  So much to do! Almost all the exciting things I was going to tell you about today were cancelled. The first was the Drive to Peterborough for the first big fibre festival of the year. Last year, … Continue reading

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Holiday Card

Now that my partner has finally received her card I can tell you about it. First I made a background using some prefelt and added some northern lights. I then wet felted it all together. they are not felted hard … Continue reading

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Halloween for Christmas 2019

As you may remember, my Halloween Ghost Girl was lonely and I created Werewolf boy to keep her company. I was thinking of my niece and nephew while I was creating them, which may be why they seem to be … Continue reading

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Recreating a Still Life Failure

I originally created this still life of a vase of flowers in 2016 for a quarterly challenge. The plan was to create dimensional flowers in a still life but I didn’t pay enough attention to the overall design/composition and the … Continue reading

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No felting this week

This week has not been a felting week or even a thinking about felting week. This week has been finishing and tagging week. I will be at Fibrefest this coming weekend. The first part of tagging is creating tags. It … Continue reading

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Framing Complete

I had several requests from readers to show my finished pieces once they were framed. I framed 8 pieces. Three are for an exhibition in September and the rest are for sale in the shop. (If you’re interested in purchasing, … Continue reading

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Backgrounds for Felt and Stitched Pieces

I have been working on creating backgrounds for my recently finished felt and stitched pieces. In the past, I have dyed the fabric to try to match the pieces. This time I decided to try the fabric store and see … Continue reading

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Finishing and Framing Sanctuary

I have several pieces that need to be finished and framed in some manner. It would be handy if I always followed the same procedure but many times I like to show organic edges but my recent piece Sanctuary wasn’t … Continue reading

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Machine Stitching Japanese Edo Period UFO

I am still busy using stuff up and trying to do something with all the UFO’s (unfinished objects) lying around the studio. This piece was started in September 2017 for one of the Quarterly Challenges. You can see the post … Continue reading

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Sneaky Presents

This year one of my brothers in law decreed we should not give gifts at Xmas.  Oh no! But I love Xmas.  It’s so fun to see if I have guessed right what everyone will like. So this year I … Continue reading

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