Tag Archives: wet felting

Felt Landscape Picture

Today we have the second in a series of guest post from Forum member Tracey: I approached a gallery recently to ask if they would be interested in stocking my felt cards.  I took along four cards, three flower and … 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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Birdhouse Class with the West Carleton Fibre Guild.

I gave a felt birdhouse class to 10 members of the West Carleton Fiber Guild last week.  The class was held at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum’s  classroom space. They were a really fun and enthusiastic group and they worked hard. Some how I missed … Continue reading

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Different Shaped Pods From Circular Resists

Today we have the first of a few guest posts from our forum member Tracey. I am very interested in the different ways that pods and vessels can be shaped, often seeing a felted piece and thinking ‘what shape resist … Continue reading

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Finishing a Vase Cover

Last year I made a couple of vase covers using hand dyed Domestic 56 wool from Cathy (Luvswool).  Normally, I like the bright colors, but I really liked these subtle natural colors. Here is front and back. But it seemed … Continue reading

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First Quarter Fauvism Challenge

I’m really late doing the first quarter Fauvism challenge, I thought I understood it, but every time I had an idea and started to work on it, it didn’t seem right. I finally decided on a picture to use last … Continue reading

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Thin Felt and Spinning

Last week at the well-being centre I made a sample of felt that would be suitable for a lampshade cover. We’ve spoken about it there before, and samples usually explain things a lot better than words. I used a blended … Continue reading

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