Category Archives: Free Motion Stitching

A brief glimpse into the Knitting & Stitching Show in London

This weekend the biggest fibre and fabric-related event in Europe happened right here in London. Every year I volunteer for my spinning guild and, in return, I get a free pass for all days. Although the Knitting & Stitching Show … Continue reading

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Learning and Experimentation with Online Classes

Have you wanted to be a little more experimental in your fiber art practice? Do you want to learn new techniques and add embellishments to felt or other fabric? Why not try an online class all about embellishing felt? Anyone … Continue reading

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Lutradur Leaves

In my last post I showed some of the brooches I’ve been making out of Tyvek.  This month I thought I would continue with the “man made” fabric theme and show you how I make my Lutradur leaves. Lutradur is … Continue reading

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Morning Aspen

This is the second in the series of nuno felted landscapes that I am working on. It is the only one that is a horizontal presentation. All the others are vertical. Here is how it started after felting and before … Continue reading

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UFO’s Are Taking Over

I have tons of UFO’s (unfinished objects) in my studio space. I need to either get rid of some or do something with them to make them more functional. This is a piece of felt that has been printed with … Continue reading

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Connected Paths

I told you in another piece about an art show my guild is having to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday . This is another piece I made for it. It is called connected. As usual I started with  2 pieces of prefelt with a … Continue reading

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Out of the box Part 3

This is the 3rd and final set of pictures from this exhibit. http://mvtm.ca/?exhibition=colour-unboxed   the first is here:  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/01/18/colour-unboxed-by-out-of-the-box/ and the second here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/01/26/out-of-the-box-part-2/ Again I apologise for some of the odd angles as it was very crowded with people enjoying the exhibit. … Continue reading

Posted in Beading, Dyeing, eco printing, Fairs and Shows, Felting Around the Web, Free Motion Stitching, Inspiration, Made From Felt, Mixed Felting Techniques, Mixed Media, Needle Felting, Nuno Felting, Stitching, Uncategorized, Wet Felting, Wool | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments