Tag Archives: other fibres

Dog Hair Felting

This is a throw back post I thought you might enjoy because there have been a few people asking on Facebook about felting with dog hair. Just like sheep there are different kinds of dog hair and even the top … Continue reading

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Felted Cat Cave, A Quick How To

Another old post from me. This is one of the most visited posts we have, so thought everyone might like to see it again. I have been wanted to make a cat cave for sometime now. I decided it needed … Continue reading

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Flowers, Fimo and Felt

After the nuno flower workshop at the well-being centre last week, I thought I’d make a few flowers of my own as they don’t require too much effort. They’re mostly layers of cotton gauze or scrim, wisps of merino, another … Continue reading

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Lincoln, Soy, Bamboo and Knitting

This is the back of a piece of felt I made from Lincoln wool tops: I love the way the characteristics of the different breeds reappear with felting, when they’re not very evident from the wool tops. And you get … 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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Coppery Felt and Fimo

Do you remember the coppery bronzey felt piece I posted about last month? I cut that up recently and started to make a glasses case and purse out of it. I have so many cut out or part made up … Continue reading

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Around the web

http://www.megacrafty.com/2011/09/tip-easy-way-to-make-felted-balls.html Inger’s Watermelon Slippers http://thatfuzzyfeelingsblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/my-new-sewing-machine-progress-report.html Chain Stitched Jupiter Embroidery Mr. Finch’s Stitched Moths, Animals and Other Insects Knotted Feather Stitch Elephant http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/2964668/post113681387/ mostly Russian distaffs

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I Did Some Weaving

This week end I did something I claim not to like, weaving.  What I really mean is I don’t like what most people think of as weaving, on a table or floor loom. I don’t like getting the warp ready and … Continue reading

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Exhibition and Sale

The guild I belong to, the Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild, had its annual exhibition and sale this last weekend. I had a booth selling scarves and wraps and flowers and cuffs and hats etc. The guild does a … Continue reading

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Dyeing Some Waste

Dyeing some waste.  Throwsters waste that is and I suppose it must have been trash at some point or they wouldn’t call it that. Throwing is was they call reeling silk for thread and this is the left over little bits.  I … Continue reading

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