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Experimenting with Felt Rope and Structure

I thought I would move on in my experimentation with creating structure in felt and differential shrinkage, this time using a felt rope. I’m not sure why I thought this was a good idea but I suddenly remembered why I … Continue reading

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Second Quarter Challenge with Differential Shrinkage

I needed to figure out something for the second quarter challenge and I wanted to continue my experiments with differential shrinkage. So I decided to combine the two projects. I had also read somewhere online to check out Soosie Jobson’s … Continue reading

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Felt Pod with Differential Shrinkage Has a Mind of It’s Own

I am continuing on in the differential shrinkage experimentation mode and wanted to try a different shape with a resist and try again on the machine lace inclusion. I stitched the stamen in a radiating pattern and doubled the length … Continue reading

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Felt Pod with Differential Shrinkage and Machine Lace

I am continuing on with my experiments with differential shrinkage. I wanted to add some free motion machine stitched lace so I started out with a very simple addition. I thought I would add some stamens to the center of … Continue reading

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A Felting Adventure

This is a guest post by Lindsay Wilkinson. You can find her here: Lindsay Wilkinson Artwork (Facebook and Instagram). I am also excited to say that Lindsay will be joining us as a regular contributor and I am looking forward … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Fiber Layout – Part 3

I have already shown two felt shapes I created with fiber layout and differential shrinkage. The last one is what I’m calling a “bonnet” shape. I started again with the same circle template and Blue Face Leicester wool. The center … Continue reading

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Influencing Shape with Fiber Layout – Part 2

Last week I showed you how I made¬† a cone shape from a flat circle of felt. I also made a shape that is similar to a bowl without using a resist. The shape is created from the fiber layout … Continue reading

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