Category Archives: Guest Artists

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 ( http://wp.me/p1WEqk-3Mi ) so well I asked her to do a blog post about it. It was a … Continue reading

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The Great Fish Creation

The is a guest post by my friend Jan Scott. She is my guilds excellent Librarian, a weaver , spinner and a felter, sewer. She is also my fabulous massage therapist. This is the story of her giant fish cat … Continue reading

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Bengala Dyes by Guest Artist Cathy Wycliff

Our guest artist today is Cathy Wycliff aka Luvswool. Over the past couple of years, I have been experimenting with different kinds of dyes. I started with Wilton icing gels, playing it safe for my first experience. I moved on … Continue reading

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Lambing in Sweden 2015

Our guest author/artist today is Zara Tuulikki Rooke.  She recently shared the experience of shearing her sheep with a note that Spring will bring new lambs. So, today we share her experience of the birth of new lambs. Spring has … Continue reading

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One Artist’s Journey into Fiber

Our guest artist today is Jill Chadek with Merino and Mulberry in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.  She is also our banner sponsor for May on the Felt and Fiber Studio Forum. To touch something soft and silky awakens our earliest emotions! … Continue reading

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Learning to Use a Drum Carder to Make Batts

Our guest artist today is Cathy Wycliff aka Luvswool. After several months of taking a hiatus from felting–due to a work project and family health issues–I was starving to get back into it. Fortunately, Marilyn suggested a lesson in carding … Continue reading

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Felt So Good, Author Q&A, Review and Give Away

We were contacted about reviewing this book and doing a give away. I thought our readers would appreciate a chance to win this new book Felt So Good by Tone Rørseth, published by Sellers Publishing, Inc in September. Tone is … Continue reading

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