Tag Archives: wool batts

The Hummingbird and the Tiger Lily

I know a lot of people are experiencing different seasons around the world.  Here in the U.S. summer has finally arrived.  One of the things I always look forward to is seeing the hummingbirds fluttering around my flowers. While the … Continue reading

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Easing into the Third Quarter Challenge

I’m working on some projects for the Third Quarter Challenge, but had completed this project earlier which also falls into the Second Quarter Challenge. While going through some old craft boxes, I found a piece of crochet I did many, … Continue reading

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More experiments with UFOs

A couple of years ago, I was making silk paper just for practice.  I decided to try to cover a bowl and make some ruffle edges.  But it was a disaster. I used an acrylic medium to help give it … Continue reading

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Ginkgo Anyone?

A while back I dyed some silk and wool experimenting with making browns with acid dyes. I wasn’t sure what I’d use it for, but I fell in love with the coppery silk habatoi.  I made batts with the wool. … Continue reading

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My turn for a Giveaway

I am going to give away some fiber. The winner will get approximately 100gr of one of these multicoloured Merino batts.  I couldn’t decide which one to give away so the winner will get to pick the one they want. All but the … Continue reading

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Silk Nuno Samples

I bought some silk fabric from a seller on ebay quite a while ago. It was listed as Silk Organza and it felt ‘stiff’ like some of the thicker synthetic organzas can, but was even stiffer. It kind of ‘bent’ … Continue reading

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Batts, Bamboo and more…

Our Guest Artist/Author today is Cathy Wycliff aka Luvswool Recently, I received some nifty embellishment fibers from Zed (thanks again!) around the same time my Opulent order of batts was delivered, so I decided to combine two experiments. One experiment … Continue reading

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