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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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Writing a Tutorial

It doesn’t matter how many times I write a tutorial, and many people will understand this, I always massively underestimate how long it will take. Actually, the underestimation probably increases each time as I think it should be easier/quicker having … Continue reading

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Tutorial on Adding Details to Simple Painted Landscapes

Zed had requested a tutorial on how to paint in the details on the simple painted landscapes that I showed you last month. I found the painting of the basic landscape tutorial/video by Jude Atkin at the Start2 website. This … Continue reading

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Christmas Balls

This last week I bought some empty Christmas ball to fill for an upcoming sale. I am always looking for something a bit different. They are plastic. They are very clear. I had planed on getting glass but theses where … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winner

Last Friday, I offered a Giveaway Prize of my new PDF ‘Handmade Felt Book-Cover Project‘ together with a Project Pack of everything you need to make a book cover (wool, fabric, fibres, delrin clip, thread). This morning, I printed out … Continue reading

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Giveaway!

I’ve just finished a  tutorial with everything you need to know to make a piece of flat felt and turn it into a book-cover with a flap closure and delrin clip. It took forever because I started toying with the … Continue reading

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Ice Dyeing – A Quick How To

My local fiber art group did some ice dyeing yesterday and I thought you might like to try it. It’s a simple process, doesn’t take long and gets great results.   The supplies needed are ice, cotton or silk fabrics, … Continue reading

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Batch Editing Photos

One thing that a lot of us who share photos on the internet have in common, is that we can spend hours editing them. Almost every time I do a blog post, I have around 5 or 6 photos that … Continue reading

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Making Felted Soap

I have a show coming up soon and I am almost out of felted soap. They are always popular at Christmas time. Here you can see some of my bins of small amounts of different colours, the pieces of nylon … 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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