Tag Archives: wool

Felting a Rug on a Trampoline

Our guest author/artist is Tuulikki Zara Rooke. Last winter, I buried a couple of raw fleeces in the snow, and let the snow melt “wash” them. Well, it´s not the most thorough way of washing fleeces, but they were slightly … Continue reading

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The Final Projects for the Paper Lamination Class

I wasn’t able to finish the coursework for Ruth’s Paper Lamination Class within the class time, but have since completed the last two assignments.  We had a choice of several different options for the last two weeks.  I chose to … Continue reading

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Samples from the Nuno Paper Lamination Class

I just finished Ruth Lane’s online class.  Since I am also papermaker, I was excited to combine the two passions and see the results. It was a fun experiment using a variety of papers, dyes, paints and fabrics.  Some worked, … Continue reading

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Seeing Spots

Last month I visited the San Diego Aquarium and a couple of tide pools while seeing relatives and touring the area.  I’m always fascinated with the beautiful creatures from under the sea.  When I returned home, I did some more … Continue reading

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Wet felted Hat Class.

I taught a wet felted hat class last week end. I ended up with four students. One unfortunately had to drop out at the last min. I let students pick the style of hat they want to make.  Two students licked … Continue reading

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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

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Fourth Quarter Challenge

What happened to the other 2 Quarterly challenges?! As Ruth said, this year we’re focusing on felting techniques. My first thought (rather obviously, most of you will think) was embellishments. I’ve blathered on enough about embellishment fibres in the past … Continue reading

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