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    Happy Felt Hat Makers

    Just after I took my Moy MacKay class I taught a felt hat class to 6 enthusiastic students. they wanted different styles but they all wanted folds in the top. and decorating, I am sure I took more pictures at this point but something went wrong because they are not on my phone. Then there was rubbing and rolling to do. Here they are after some shrinking but not there yet. The did shrink much to everyone’s amazement. I don’t think they really believed they would ever fit. These brims on these 2 wide brimmed hats are to heavy to hold themselves up while wet. They will be fine once…

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    A class with Moy MacKay

    Last week I had the opportunity to take a 2 day class with Moy MacKay. I went with a couple of friends and we had a great time. We did the wet felting on day one. We had 2 pictures to choose from for the landscape. I chose the one the left. Moy demonstrated and explained to us how to work and what to do. We got to ask questions. She told us to take lots of pictures as we went because you see things in the picture that you don’t see in just looking at it. Still I didn’t take enough. First we laid out the background Then we…

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    A Picture for Exhibition

    Last week I missed doing my blog post because I had no power or internet. My area was hit by 6 tornados. We were not hit we had no damage. Some areas near us were hit very hard, the large power substation near us was hit and some of the cell phone and internet towers too. Before all that I did manage to work on my piece for the guild exhibition and sale. I do not think I will get it done in time as it is due in a week. The theme was a 100-mile inspiration. I decided to do a scene with the Parlement buildings. I am using…