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Yak, Mongolian, Churro and Zwartbles Fibers

Our Guest Artist/Author today is Zara Tuulikki Rooke sharing her experience with some exotic fiber samples. The Felting and Fiber Studio Forum is an excellent place to exchange ideas and experiences with other felters and fiber enthusiasts around the world. … Continue reading

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To Sample or Not to Sample

This isn’t as exotic as sampling Swedish wools, but it was a lesson in the benefits of sampling. A while ago I had showed you a pile of scarves, blouses and remnants I had purchased to try nuno felting. While … Continue reading

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More WOW Samples

I tried more samples of the fibers Cathy and I had ordered from World of Wool back in February. I chose six of the fibers to try.  Three dark, three light. I used two layers in each of them. Its … Continue reading

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Sampling with New WOW Fibers

Cathy Wycliff (Luvswool) and I placed an order with WOW last month.  A real treasure  of new fibers to try.  But we had a dilemma, do we make samples or wait for a project.  Cathy had a good idea to … Continue reading

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Lots of Felting on the Go

I’ve been very busy since my last post but I do not have a lot done. I did teach a hat making class and I will have more about that in another post I started a new bubble hat…..not finished … Continue reading

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Wool Supplies and Samples

While I was laying out my white texture felt piece the other week, I had all my bags of white and light grey wools spread out on my floor, along with my stash of raw wool locks, so I thought … Continue reading

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