Category Archives: Repurpose

Funky Flower Pins from Fabric Scraps

I have been continuing to think of what I can do with all the scraps of fabric that are crammed into my studio. (Ann has really gotten me going with her 2nd Quarter Challenge.) I have bags of commercial fabric … Continue reading

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More experiments with UFOs

A couple of years ago, I was making silk paper just for practice.  I decided to try to cover a bowl and make some ruffle edges.  But it was a disaster. I used an acrylic medium to help give it … Continue reading

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Something Different

I’m still trying to finish projects and WIPs so I can tidy my summer sewing stuff away. I found an unfinished project from years ago when I was putting some felt offcuts away. Hopefully, this link will show some of … Continue reading

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Felt fingerless Mitts Experiment

I am still making fingerless mitts for the fall shows. I have a wool batt that was made from the leftover bits or browns and natural wools. It looks like bark to me. Then I thought I want the mitts to have more … Continue reading

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Wool for Sheep

In my last post I talked about getting some felted body parts ready for making sheep pins. http://wp.me/p1WEqk-1o2  The other thing the sheep need so they will not be naked is wool. First I had to pick curls out of … Continue reading

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Sewing, Felt Hat to Purse, Felt Boots.

Last time I told you about organising one section of my room and clearing off the table. My next area is the sewing area. It’s coming along. It started like this: There is also a bunch of stuff on the … Continue reading

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Clasps, Closures and Fasteners

You might remember my post a few weeks ago about sorting and using felt scraps, and the notebook cover I made with offcuts. Well, as much as I liked the button closure, I wanted something a little more secure. I … Continue reading

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