Tag Archives: drum carder

Trying to Get Organized

The first two years I was felting I used the shoe storage method to store my fiber.  But as a fiber enthusiast and one to try new things my inventory and tool collection kept growing.   So, it became quite unruly. … Continue reading

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Brighter Cat Toys and Making a Few Batts

Last week I showed you the roving I dyed with Rit dyes and this week, I made them into cat toys as I needed some brighter colors. I have shown how I made the cat toys here. These definitely fit into … Continue reading

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Learning to Use a Drum Carder to Make Batts

Our guest artist today is Cathy Wycliff aka Luvswool. After several months of taking a hiatus from felting–due to a work project and family health issues–I was starving to get back into it. Fortunately, Marilyn suggested a lesson in carding … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s Year in Review

I know I’m late to the party, but I’ve been traveling and have several family affairs looming that need my attention. I started out in 2014 as a forum member and then in March I was a Global Moderator!  This … Continue reading

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Grapes of Memories Past

When I first started dyeing roving, I had a few “oops” results.  However, since I’ve acquired a drum carder, I’ve learned I can revive the partially felted roving with careful carding and patience. I’ve had this purple roving sitting around … Continue reading

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Very Pink

My sister got me some wool tops for Christmas. Even before I’d seen the colours, I’d decided I’d make her a book cover from whatever she chose, thinking she’d probably choose her favourites. She chose a selection of pinks, not … Continue reading

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Recent Things

I made some mixed white wool batts on my drum carder recently. I like to use different wool breeds together because they felt differently to each other so you get interesting results and it’s different every time. I made 3 … Continue reading

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