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2020 Second Quarter Challenge

We think it likely that many people associate handmade felted, knitted or woven items with providing warmth in the darker months, so the ‘Personal Items’ challenge for this quarter is to make something that you could use in sunny weather. … 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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So much time.  So much to do!

So much time.  So much to do! Almost all the exciting things I was going to tell you about today were cancelled. The first was the Drive to Peterborough for the first big fibre festival of the year. Last year, … Continue reading

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1st quarter jewellery challenge

This is the last of my contributions to this quarter’s challenge. I am looking forward to finding out what the next quarter’s challenge is. Last time I showed you my circles of silk and wool to be made into flowers. … Continue reading

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Refugees for 25 Million Stitches Project….Guest Blogger: Penny Peters

This gallery contains 9 photos.

Originally posted on Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts:
At the very beginning of winter’s short, dark days I was inspired to join a community project called 25 Million Stitches (https://www.25millionstitches.com/ ).  Each of the 25 million stitches represents one…

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Needle Felted Landscape Workshop Feb. 2020 part 2

When we were last chatting about the workshop we had got the students to the point where the image had been transferred to the felt and they were beginning to work on it. As with other painting mediums, I had … Continue reading

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