• Uncategorized

    Finding Treasure

    In an attempt to find more storage I had to clear out some junk that should never been stored in the first place. I am sure everyone has some of this. While I was rummaging I found my old tiny needle felting machine. Its a small converted sewing machine. I had forgotten I even had it. I used to have a larger one but I sold it when I moved more into wet felting hats and scarves.   Instead of having a sponge pad for the needles to poke down into it had a plate with a hole for each needle. I really didn’t enjoy using it. You could hear the needles hitting the…

  • Demos,  Spinning

    Spinning at the Medieval fair.

    Last Sunday I went to the medieval for to be part of the demo at our local Medieval fair. It is always fun. Here I am spinning some of the rolags I told you about in this post. It looks like I was saying something very interesting to Bernadetts Who was carding on the hand carders and spinning on her wheel. She was Dressed as a Moorish house slave to some a  Dutch family. She would not go get us Coffee though. 😉 In the picture above you can see Judy spinning on a medieval spindle and using a distaff to hold her wool. Below is a video of me trying to…

  • Challenges,  Wet felting

    Second Quarter Challenge Finnished

    Posted on July 11, 2017 by shepherdessann My second Quarter challenge is all finished. Better late than never. After fulling the pot the design was almost completely gone. I Got out my handy dandy disposable razor and gave it a good shave to get rid of the fuzzies. The design magically reappeared. A tiny bit of sun came out for the pictures. It has been raining and raining and raining here so not great pictures.   I finished felting the relief picture. The inside yarn didn’t feel a secure as I wanted so I went all around it with a felting needle before deciding how to reveal the encased yarn.…