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Do Animals Have Emotions?

This may seem like a rather philosophical title for a textile blog but please bear with me, I wanted to share a new direction and body of work with you. These thoughts and ideas have been slowly percolating through the … Continue reading

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Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately?

Why does everything seem to take so much longer lately? part 1 This morning I asked my hubby to please bring up the wool drying racks from the laundry so I could start washing a few fleeces. But first there … Continue reading

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Carding Some Wool

In a few weeks I will be at Fibrefest in Almonte Ontario. http://almontefibrefest.ca/ This week I have been making batts to sell there. First I made a bat and then split it into thin layers. Then I add the yarn … Continue reading

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Cityscape

Some cities in the UK have evolved over several centuries so that old and new buildings are often knitted together – this gate is in the city of Salisbury. Councils invest in sculptures, green spaces, floral displays and bunting to … Continue reading

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Photos as reference and inspiration Part 2

Part 2 (part 1 https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/08/12/photos-as-reference-and-inspiration-part-1/ )   1 Thinking back to my earlier post on photos as reference and inspiration I was looking at the lilacs from my back yard and seeing inspiration for nuno felted scarves. ¬†Using the flower … Continue reading

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Journey’s

Ruth has asked me once again to contribute to this wonderful blog. Thank you for the opportunity! Tesi Vaara I started making traditional quilts in 1986. I was first attracted to Amish quilts because of their simplicity. Back in those … Continue reading

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Photos as Reference and Inspiration: Part 1

Photos as Reference and Inspiration: Part 1 Photography and felting go together well. Whether you are doing a landscape, a portrait or adding flowers to a nuno felted scarf photo reference will help inspire you. You need not be a … Continue reading

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