Category Archives: Surface Design

Techniques for Intermediate Felters Class-The Afternoon

Last time I talked about the first half of the class, class-the-morning  In the afternoon they did one large sample of many things. They used foam tubes and lots of inclusions. There were two resists sticking up and spikes They added some silk … Continue reading

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Natural Wools and First Quarter Challenge

We made thick mats/placemats/coasters at the well being group last week. I took in some natural wools, partly to keep costs down, but also because I really like the combination of colours and textures they create when used together. I … Continue reading

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A felt Picture

While making little bags I also made a small picture. i suppose it would count for the first  quarter challenge.  happy-new-year-prepare-to-be-challenged/ i hope to do somthing a little more challenging before the quarter is over.  I like little pasture scenes. … 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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More Stencil Work

While I have more experimenting to do with the thickened dyes and paint on felt, I have two more to show you for now. I had a nice Anemones screen stencil from Stencil Girl I had purchased for Ruth’s Paper … Continue reading

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Playing Some More with Stencils Part 3

Ruth’s Printing and Stenciling with Thickened Dye class has come to an end, but I’ve been continuing to experiment on felt and paper.  This week I’ve had some interesting results I wanted to share. For this project on felted merino, … Continue reading

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Printing and Stenciling on Felt Part 2

The first thing I did this week was felt the three feathers onto a another larger piece of prefelt. I didn’t loose a lot of color, but some of the definition was lost especially on the yellow.  I will probably … Continue reading

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