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Felting Soap with Guest Artist Leonor Calaca

Our guest artist today is Leonor Calaca from Felt Buddies shares her method for making felted soaps.  You can see more of her work at http://www.FeltBuddies.co.uk Hello! Today I’ll teach you how to make your very own felted soap. Before we … Continue reading

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Fibrefest, some Demoing at the Fair and a Little Farm Life

I think I have recovered for selling at Fibrefest. It was a good show for me. Consequently I did not get out of my booth much to take pictures. I did get a few shots of my booth. This is … Continue reading

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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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