Tag Archives: felting

{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … 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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Parisian Handwork Festival – A Virtual Tour

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of being able to attend one of the best fibre art shows – L’Aiguille En Fête – in Paris – for the THIRD time !!! I wish you could have been … Continue reading

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Top 7 Posts of 2013 @ Handwork Homeschool

Walking through my front hall this morning – I was shocked to notice the date on the calendar… 2014!  How’d that happen?!? It’s been busy around here this year (as usual) with a wild mix of new things being made & … Continue reading

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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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FULLING :: A 5-Minute Handwork Homeschool Lesson

So, you may be wondering just what are these things ? Strange, ruffled toadstool tops? Knit sea anemones? Little gnome hats ? Nope, they are the BEFORE picture – & here’s the AFTER …. These are circles which I knit … Continue reading

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Sweet Felt Treats

Last week, I had the good fortune to pop over to Paris for a couple of days with a dear friend.  We happen to live only a few hours away from the “city of lights” & so it felt only … Continue reading

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