Tag Archives: guest post

Making a raven (and the mistakes in the process)

Around December of last year, I was asked by a friend and customer to make a life size sculpture of a raven. I’d never done one before, so it was an exciting challenge to accept. My husband, a professional painter … Continue reading

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Dyeing some yarn

A year ago a friend who also owns a small fibre business asked me to dye her some Autumn-inspired rainbow yarn for her to knit with for her own client. I was happy to oblige, and very pleased with the … Continue reading

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Liberty Bodice

This is a guest post by one of our forum members Antje Ream.  Many women of a certain age will remember ‘Liberty Bodices’. These were the vests of the day. At the age of 7 or 8 I was not … Continue reading

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Chico the needle felted dog

Hello, Leonor here. My guest post for today is going to be a simple “show and tell” as the weather here in London is too warm for complicated thoughts! Some of you might be aware that I am a fibre … Continue reading

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The magic of blocking your hand knits

Hello, Leonor here guest-writing for this week’s post. After reading the title, if you’re not a knitter, you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about. What on earth is blocking and why am I writing about it? Simply put, blocking refers … Continue reading

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IFA Conference

This is a guest post by Anne H. (penguin), one of our forum members who recently attended the IFA Conference that was held near her home. Thanks for the post Anne! I’ve only been felting a couple of years, and … Continue reading

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Three Tall Trees

Today we have a guest post by Karen from Lincs In Stitches. Three Tall Trees About eighteen months ago I discovered LINQS, a group of 5 ladies who had thrown down a challenge to anyone residing in Lincolnshire to create … Continue reading

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