Category Archives: Silk

Silk Yarn Dying

This week I decided to do some yarn dyeing. I bought some ends of cones someone brought in to the guild. They are perfect for me as I don’t need large amounts of any yarn. I couldn’t find my niddy noddy so I just wrapped … Continue reading

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Little Pot is Finished

As promised here is the finished pot. It did work, as if there was any doubt.  All the problems I had were to do with the size of the pot and me. The first problem is that I cut the whole … 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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Second quarter Challenge, Nuno Felt Surface Design.

The second quarter is already here, I am not sure how that happened. I think using fabric as a surface design instead of a base is a good idea for the second quarter. Use cotton or silk or rayon or … 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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Felted Flower Class

I did a short evening class this last Wednesday. It’s just 2.5 hours long. First we did just a felt petunia type flower to give them all the idea. I forgot to take pictures of that but there are a … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challenge Done.

It’s not even the last day of march and I have my First Quarter Challenge piece done. Here is the link to the challenge if you haven’t see it yet. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2016/12/31/2017-quarterly-challenges/ It took me a long time to figure out … Continue reading

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