Category Archives: Spinning

A Busy week, but my Mer-Teen is underway

Today I wanted to tell you about the Quadra-dents, and show you how i made them.  I know they should be Tri-dents but I like the look of Four points better than three.  As frequently happens life gets busy or … Continue reading

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How to Make a Wrapped and Felted Bangle,

The other day I made a bangle. I have made them before but it has been a while. So long ago, I can’t find the pictures. I know I have seen them recently while looking for something else.  I was … Continue reading

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Spinning for a Purpose: workshop 1

Spinning for a Purpose: workshop 1 One of the advantages of being in a local Guild is definitely the people. We are very lucky to have quite a few who have taken the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners (OHS) Master Weaver … Continue reading

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A little Social Spinning.

  Since we are all sitting at home, and not going out to gatherings,  I did a little spinning with some friends from my weavers and spinners guild on Zoom. A social distancing, social. For our first try, it went … Continue reading

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Studio Space -“Final” Layout

On my last post, I showed you my new studio space. I had just moved in and my beloved fibre was still very much scattered around, and I felt a little at a loss as to where I should place … Continue reading

Posted in 3D, felt art, Guest Artists, Guest Writer, Made From Felt, natural wools, sculptural felt, Spinning, Wool | 16 Comments

Spinning

I haven’t managed any felting this last little while but I have been doing some spinning. I spin on my drop spindle, making small balls I use to decorate my felt. I did have a wheel at one point in … Continue reading

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Trying to make up for a bad beginning to January 2020 so lets go buy more Fibre!

A bad beginning to January 2020 January 8th 2020 started a series of sudden unexpected Doctor and Dentist appointments culminating in a trip to emergency. It was an infection on one side of my face with a strong possible suspect … Continue reading

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Flax Study Group Part 3

Flax Study Group Part 3 (sorry this is a Long Post if you make it through to the end there are videos! make sure to check out the one on flax dressing its really horrible looking stuff but works exceedingly … Continue reading

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Flax Study Group Part 1

Flax Study Group Part 1 (Sorry. I got to the first part of the harvest and realized this could grow into a book! So i will tell you about the violence and weapons like swords, brakes, hackles and skutching later.) … Continue reading

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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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