Category Archives: Wet Felting

Early Celtic Art Challenge Project Part Two

Last week I showed you the beginnings of my second quarter challenge project here. The next step was to make the pileus hat to the prefelt stage. This is the resist all set up and ready for wool. I added … Continue reading

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A Few New Things

We made felt flowers for brooches at the Well Being Centre last week. These are the three layers of one of mine: I thought I’d found the perfect button when I tried it out: But just before I sewed it … Continue reading

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Birdhouse Class with the West Carleton Fibre Guild.

I gave a felt birdhouse class to 10 members of the West Carleton Fiber Guild last week.  The class was held at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s  classroom space. They were a really fun and enthusiastic group and they worked hard. Some how I missed … Continue reading

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Early Celtic Art Challenge Project Begun

I finally had a little time to begin working on a piece for the 2nd Quarter Challenge. Ann chose the Early Celtic art period and so I followed the links that she gave in her post. I didn’t realize there … Continue reading

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Derby Rose

My friend has a great Kentucky Derby party each year with great food, fun hats and beautiful decorations. Oh, and we do watch the Kentucky Derby too! Each year I think that I will make some felt roses as a … Continue reading

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Finishing a Vase Cover

Last year I made a couple of vase covers using hand dyed Domestic 56 wool from Cathy (Luvswool).  Normally, I like the bright colors, but I really liked these subtle natural colors. Here is front and back. But it seemed … Continue reading

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Fauvism Update and New Nuno

Here’s a photo of the dried piece I showed last time which I made for the Fauvism Challenge: It has much more life now it’s dry, but is still lacking detail. I ordered a darning foot for my machine so … Continue reading

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