Tag Archives: sewing

Do I have a finished vest? (Spoiler: I don’t)

Hello! I hope everyone is doing well, or at least managing not to randomly yell at walls. If you remember, the last time I wrote I was working on a Victorian-style waistcoat mockup, and I was determined to have the real … Continue reading

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Cabin fever and mock-ups

Hello. Let me start by hoping you and your loved ones are all of sound health. In light of recent events, last week my husband and I decided to self-isolate. Not too hard a task for two humans whose favourite … Continue reading

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Pandagirl’s 4th Quarter Challenge

I decided to take a little different direction with the Suprematist Challenge.  Ruth had used offcuts for her background.  I decided to use scraps for my shapes. Zed had mentioned texture which is always my preference in creating most anything. … Continue reading

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A Few New Things

We made felt flowers for brooches at the Well Being Centre last week. These are the three layers of one of mine: I thought I’d found the perfect button when I tried it out: But just before I sewed it … Continue reading

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Little Steps

Between recuperating and traveling, I haven’t done much heavy felting lately. I have been doing  some small projects to try to stay in touch with fibers. The one felt project I did do was to make some felted rocks for … Continue reading

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A Peek at the Knitting and Stitching Show in London 2015

Our guest artist/author/photographer today is Leonor Calaca from Felt Buddies. If you’re in Europe and a fibre aficionado, you’ve probably heard of the Knitting & Stitching Show. It happens in a few different locations and dates in the UK, and … Continue reading

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Not quite what I’d imagined

I mentioned the other day that I’ve been working on Ann’s Abstract Challenge. I had a folder full of ideas and photos that I’d worked on, but couldn’t quite see how they’d translate into felt or maybe fabric. After looking … Continue reading

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