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Second quarter Challenge, Nuno Felt Surface Design.

The second quarter is already here, I am not sure how that happened. I think using fabric as a surface design instead of a base is a good idea for the second quarter. Use cotton or silk or rayon or … Continue reading

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New red hat and reshaping 2 hats

I finished the red the is similar to the blue one I showed you a little while ago.  It’s dry now but I have to add a button to keep the side up. I made the curly ends very long … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge

This quarters challenge is using a photo to generate a colour palette to work with.  Often you have a photo that has colours that are really appealing but its not easy to pick out all the colours. There are some … 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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Draw Winner and a To Small Tea Cozy.

The winner of the Nuno Felt Bracelet Kit is Kate Whyte, Congratulations.   I am holding a tea cozy class in February. I know how to make a basic tea cozy but thought I would try some different shapes for … Continue reading

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Introduction to Wet Felting at The Fold

A couple of months ago while shopping at The Fold in Marengo, IL, owner Toni Neil asked me if I’d be interested in teaching a wet felting class.  Many of the people who shop there are knitters, crocheters and spinners … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge: Stewart Stephenson

As you probably know we have decided to pick a different artists for our quarterly challenges this year. This quarter I have chosen Stewart Stephenson http://www.stewartstephenson.com/home He is a Canadian artist that has a large body of work in a … Continue reading

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Shrinkage

A little different angle on the fingerless mitts today. I thought I would how you the shrinkage I get on them. I am using a 23 micron merino for the body of the mitts. The bottom layer is the resist, … Continue reading

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The finished hat

Just a short post today to show  you how my hat turned out. The top looked really cool on the form but when you put it on the over sized top looked funny.   so I trimmed it down. I think … Continue reading

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What I am working on

I was sitting here wondering what the post would be today when I realised it was my turn to post.  So you might guess I am running a little behind. It has turned cold her so I thought  better make … Continue reading

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