• Art,  Challenges,  felt art,  Wet felting

    Second Quarter Challenge Started

    I finally pieced a picture for my second quarter challenge piece. If you remember is it seascape this quarter. this is the picture I chose. I found it on the internet, where you find everything. It should be ok as I aske for free to use pictures. I started with a piece of prefelt a little bigger than a piece of paper, with the idea it would shrink to an to be the size of a piece of paper. And for a change I have a piece the right size. It is a mazing what some planning can do for you. You would think I would learn. Next I layered…

  • classes,  Nuno Felt

    Nuno Felt Workshop

    I had another wonderful group of ladies learning to make Nuno felt. I had 5 in the class. Here everyone is laying out their base wool on the silk blanks I had dyed for the class Ruth has been talking about layout effecting shrinkage. Some of these ladies are laying their wool along the scarf to get a shorter but wider scarf and the others are laying the wool across the scarf to get a longer but narrower scarf. After the base is laid down they get to add the embellishments, more wool, curls or silk fibres, hankies or throwsters waste. Then after much rubbing and rolling and some scrunching…