Tag Archives: weaving

A Busy Guild Social

At my guild, Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ we have a large formal meeting with a program on the first Monday of the month and on all the other Mondays we have a casual social night. bring your wheel or knitting … Continue reading

Posted in Fiber Preparation, Spinning, Welcome | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Unknown Botany Lap Waste Update

I finally got around to felting a sample of the turquoise Botany Lap waste I used on a piece I blogged about a couple of weeks ago. It was the lighter blue stripes on the back of the piece, and … Continue reading

Posted in Weaving, Wet Felting | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Makers Faire

Last weekend we did a demo at the makers fair.  It was the busiest dem I have ever done.  Next year we will take more people. Almost 6000 adult ticket were sold. Children were free. My voice was almost gone … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Demo, Fairs and Shows | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Last weekend was a Demo at the Carp fair

This was another great demo weekend. It was cool to start and we got to wear our wool. Later we added it to the display. It was lovely and sunny. I was doing beads again and spinning on my drop … Continue reading

Posted in Beading, Demo, Fairs and Shows, Spinning, Uncategorized, Weaving, Wet Felting | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments

Natural Wools For a Pod and Weaving

I made another bird pod last week, this time using various natural grey wools. The pictures aren’t the best because when I went to take photos yesterday afternoon, it suddenly went really dark, then we had the most epic hour … Continue reading

Posted in natural wools | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Reuse of Scraps with Roots in History.

My Friend Jan Scott took a great class at our guild a few weeks ago. It fit with our second quarter challenge ( http://wp.me/p1WEqk-3Mi ) so well I asked her to do a blog post about it. It was a … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Classes, Design, Guest Artists, Guest Writer, Uncategorized, Weaving | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Combining Weaving and Felting by Fiber Artist Cathy Wycliff

For many years I have been a lover of textiles, but I never wanted to knit or weave. Too fiddly….knit, purl, knit, purl. Or weave to a pattern but first figure out the sett, the epi. No, not me. And … Continue reading

Posted in Weaving, Wet Felting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments