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Nothing Spooky Here

Update on Maneki-Neko: I took Lyn’s advice and made the whiskers from wire.  Here is the new look.  I also decided to put her on a pedestal to see out the window rather than sitting on the windowsill.  I found … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 1

It took me a while to decide what I wanted to do for the challenge of the Edo period in Japan.  I was drawn to the simple scrolls with flowers and branches. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/07/07/3rd-quarter-challenge-2017/ I scoured the museum sites and Pinterest.  … Continue reading

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2017 Second Quarter Challenge

At the beginning of this quarter, Ann had posted about this quarters challenge theme being early Celtic. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/03/31/second-quarter-challenge-3/ I thought a lot about it and had several ideas, but wasn’t sure I could pull them off.  One of them was … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year

Instead of doing another crochet post, I thought I’d share my sister Carol’s good news. On March 19, I received an email with pics of the latest additions to her sheep family. Twin girls!  They were born at 5 a.m. … Continue reading

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More Natural Dyeing with Cochineal

This is the last of my summer experiments with natural dyeing.  Cochineal are those little scale insects that are picked off of cacti. I’ve seen some really nice results using cochineal such as Nada’s experience she posted on the forum … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing with Cutch, Rhubarb and Indigo

This summer I’ve been playing with a lot of natural dyes with the help of Cathy (Luvswool).  This is the third in my series of natural dyeing experiments. As with the other dyeing sessions all the silk and wool rovings … Continue reading

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Playing with Natural Dyes Part 2

I’ve been trying out different natural dyes using similar materials.  This time I tried alkanet roots and logwood with and without iron. Here are the alkanet roots before preparation which took two days to get ready to use. The logwood … Continue reading

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