Tag Archives: corriedale

Welcome to the Family

I had a big surprise last week when my youngest sister Carol sent me pictures of the newest members of her family — three ewes and four lambs! It was an even bigger surprise to her that I use wool … Continue reading

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Scarflette with Locks

I was inspired by Nada’s scarflette a while back and thought it would be a perfect way to use some of the locks I received from Zara. I dyed some Merino, Corriedale, Romney and Cheviot wool along with some silk … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Lately, I’ve tried to step out of my comfort zone with color and fiber and try some new things. While this first example doesn’t look like it’s outside of my usual color palette, I did use some silk for nuno … Continue reading

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Wine Anyone?

I wanted to try making a gift bag for wine in felt.  I first made a resist using the wine bottle as a model.  But I wasn’t sure about shaping the bottom. The base layer was black corriedale.  Then I … Continue reading

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Making a Gift for a New Grandma

As you may be aware my daughter in law Mari  is due to have a baby girl any day.  While we wait for the “phone call,” I decided to make her mother a small cosmetic case/clutch.  This is her first … Continue reading

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More Tea Cozies.

As promised I will show you the finished tea cozies. This one is reversible so you can have it red for Christmas if you like. there is no reason you couldn’t put a design on the “inside” if you liked. I … Continue reading

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Ingeo, Corriedale and Texture

I’m doing a craft fair next Sunday, 6th July at Victoria Baths, in Manchester, so I haven’t had chance to do any felting this week yet, so these two pieces are from a couple of weeks ago. This first one … Continue reading

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