Category Archives: Spinning

Inflicting Fibre arts on unsuspecting relatives.

Last month Glenn and I took a trip down to Oakville to visit his parents and one of his brothers and part of their family who had also come for a visit. It was going to be crowded at the … Continue reading

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Cangames gaming convention long weekend in May 2019

 Image 1 A strange request Image 2 Cangames 2019 In Ottawa, Canada there is a large gaming convention on the May long weekend each year. Glenn usually runs 18xx train games, other train games and sometimes Settlers of Catan. The … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challange Finished

Yay, I got it done in the first quarter. I didn’t seem to be able to do that last year. So let’s hope this is a good sign. You can see the beginning of this here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/03/03/landscape-in-progress-1st-quarter-challenge/ I have slowly worked … Continue reading

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Going Batty

Last week you saw Jan post about the spin in Wheels on Fire. LINK It was lots of fun and I bought a lovely batt from  Judy Kavanagh etsy.com/ca/shop/JudyKavanagh I loved the colours and it made me think of a wild landscape. … Continue reading

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A Scribble Tree

Last week in Ruth’s post  Batik Post  she had a scribble tree. I have always liked them so Ruth suggested I make some. Ok them what to make. then I remembered these felt pieces I made a long time ago, I … Continue reading

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4th Quarter Challenge – Twists

When Zed announced the 4th quarter challenge, I immediately thought of a bit of wool yarn that I spun by hand with a drop spindle ages ago. It has been sitting in my studio for years now and I have … Continue reading

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Spinning at Can Games

  JAN’S BLOG POST; CAN GAMES Spontaneous Demoing 2018 For a number of years I have followed my husband to the local board gaming convention on the May long weekend (Can Games). In exchange for my support of his hobby, … Continue reading

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