Category Archives: Silk

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. It took me a long time to figure out … Continue reading

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A Spring Shawl

The museum store wanted some shawls that are more “springy”.  This is the first one. It is a pastel pink and blue silk with pale pink wool on 2/3 of it. I then added some silk hanky flowers  and leaves … Continue reading

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Dyeing Some Silk for Classes

The first 2 weekends in December I am teaching a nuno felt scarf class. I need dyed scarves for that, so that was Sundays Job. I buy my silk by the bolt so I measured out 6 feet and then ripped … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Silk Paper Bowl

Last month I wrote about doing more experiments with UFOs and my silk paper bowl disaster. Fortunately, Lyn suggested I try Ruth’s Felt Scrap Bowl method. I was hesitant at first because it required free motion stitching. Something … Continue reading

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Textured Felt and Some Dyeing

I finished up some textured felt this week. First the pieces I started last week to cut up. They are the wet ones at the bottom of the post. They turned out great. I am sorry for the quality … Continue reading

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