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    First Quarter Challenge Done.

    Yay, I got it done in the first quarter. I didn’t seem to be able to do that last year. So let’s hope this is a good sign. You can see the beginning of this here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2019/03/03/landscape-in-progress-1st-quarter-challenge/ I have slowly worked on it mostly at My guilds Social nights. I needed to put “wire” on my fence posts so I spun a thin grey single. I took it right off the spindle and onto the fence posts. I wanted some bullrushes mostly just because I like them. I really liked them but once I added some sheep they looked much too small for where they were. I really liked them…

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    The Hat is Finished

    So this week I managed to finished the hat in my last post. I left you with this picture: Next I covered it and rubbed it for a while. then rolled it up and into the dryer with no heat for 10 min. while I was waiting for that I started to lay out another hat. After the first tumble I took the hat out flipped and rotated it and rolled it up again. you can see the other hat I am working on under the bundle. After a few turns in the dryer I cut the hat open and shifted it so I would not be felting in the…

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    A new hat started and why it isn’t finished

    This week I decided to try a new style of hat. As it’s the first one and I don’t know if it will work I am making it fairly plain. To save time I started with a template I already had. I traced around it so I would have the nice round part in the right size all ready to add the new part.   This is the final shape. Next, I added some silk from silk hankies. The hankies are gray and pink. I stretched the hankies out long so I could wrap them around. They are hard to see, you can see them sticking out the sides. After…

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    Landscape in Progress (1st quarter challenge)

    I have been slowly working on the 1st quarter challenge on the Felting and Fiber Studio. I started with a piece of white prefelt to work on. Starting at the back I adding the sky and the mountains. The mountains are prefelt as well. Next I added the grass, clouds and water. This is where the water isn’t blue comment comes form, on one of my other posts. Mostly at this point everything is just a place marker to be added to after wet felting. So the first thing to do after wet felting it was to rip the water off. It looks better white than it did blue. I…