Tag Archives: handwork

{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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Creativity…how can you help your babes HONE it & OWN it ?

Hi! Today, I was scrolling through Instagram & saw an interesting post where some über-smart homeschooling mothers were discussing the pros & cons of allowing children to make their own decisions – from tiny ones (what do you want to … Continue reading

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A Peek at My Future, Future Atelier

. Lately, I’ve been casting about thinking…. “I need somewhere to work which is quiet, inspiring & totally mine.” You know, as one does, when one is a CREATIVE who’s working AND homeschooling.  Not only do I do everything under the … 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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**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 very tiny ancient treasure – NOT found on Pinterest!

. This is it. .   You’re probably thinking what I’m thinking… really ?  That’s it? When I read the headline “FOUND:  A 3,000-year-old Ball of Yarn” images of a gloriously dyed ball of some sumptuous stuff found hidden in … Continue reading

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My Children Have Special Needs & So Do Yours…

. I believe every child has special needs & I like to focus on the word SPECIAL when I explain what I mean.   . The label “special needs” started being widely used when I was in grade school (or at … Continue reading

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