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What is Wet Felting ? : A 5-minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

Wet Felting is one of those wonderful fibre arts that truly allows you to create from the most basic of materials. Working with a little warm water, a bit of soap & some cuddly, soft rovings you can easily & … Continue reading

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A fresh wind is blowing – Brighit has arrived!

  A few days ago, we celebrated IMBOLC or Brighit’s day. It’s an important day in our household not just because my daughter is named after her but also because it marks the first day of MY new year.  Unlike … Continue reading

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**NEW** Come wander in the Resource Library – snacks ALLOWED !

Happy Labour Day (yes, I’m Canadian & there’s a “U” in there!) How was your summer break ? . . It seems to have flown by, although we’re having some pretty beautiful days so I can pretend it’s still late-summer (which … Continue reading

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A Early Handwork Skills MAP {CLICK & print !)

. Imagine we just met at a cocktail party (yes, here in France!) In between nibbles of hot-out-of-the-oven fresh, crusty bread topped with chunks of delicious local cheese, we’d get to chatting. One thing would lead to another & you’d probably … Continue reading

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Handwork Heroines ~ Meet Mine

Recently, I was reading an article in which a maker was asked, “Who inspires you?”. It seems like a simple little question – but it kept rolling around in my head – so I started making a NEW list for myself. … Continue reading

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He’s All A-Flutter Lately + A NEW Felt E-book (A Spring Treat for You)

Yes, we have bird-fever around here.  It started last spring & without any notice, my son has suddenly developed the most fervent adoration for feathered fowl! So, I designed a small bird/egg felt project for my kids.  They adored it ! … Continue reading

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A Needle-Felted Mediaeval Hedgehog MOVIE !?!

I’ve always thought hedgehogs are pretty cute but never realized how much the Europeans have loved them over the centuries – until I got here !  At any time of year you can find stuffed versions, little ornaments, prickly candies & … Continue reading

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