Tag Archives: merino

New Felted Hat in Progress

If you are on the forum you may have seen the resist for this hat in the daily dose of fiber thread for this month. daily-dose-fiber-october-2017 I used wool in 3 layers because I wanted most of the shrinkage to … Continue reading

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Nothing Spooky Here

Update on Maneki-Neko: I took Lyn’s advice and made the whiskers from wire.  Here is the new look.  I also decided to put her on a pedestal to see out the window rather than sitting on the windowsill.  I found … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s Maneki-Neko for 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 1

I’ve still been in the mood to explore the Edo Period.  I remembered when my oldest son was in high school and brought home a Japanese exchange student who gave us a little kitty statute to bring prosperity to our … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s 2017 3rd Quarter Challenge Part 1

It took me a while to decide what I wanted to do for the challenge of the Edo period in Japan.  I was drawn to the simple scrolls with flowers and branches. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/07/07/3rd-quarter-challenge-2017/ I scoured the museum sites and Pinterest.  … Continue reading

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2017 Second Quarter Challenge

At the beginning of this quarter, Ann had posted about this quarters challenge theme being early Celtic. https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/03/31/second-quarter-challenge-3/ I thought a lot about it and had several ideas, but wasn’t sure I could pull them off.  One of them was … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

I know its a day late, so I hope everyone had a good Valentines Day with their loved ones. I decided this year to make my granddaughter, Lisa, a little heart purse.  She likes to put things in containers and … Continue reading

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More Natural Dyeing with Cochineal

This is the last of my summer experiments with natural dyeing.  Cochineal are those little scale insects that are picked off of cacti. I’ve seen some really nice results using cochineal such as Nada’s experience she posted on the forum … Continue reading

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