I just finished felting these two necklace starts. Next I will figure it out how I want to decorate them. So fun to be creative– learning to felt in new ways.￼
Yesterday we had our workshop at Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch store and it was SOOOO fun!!! Laura and Jennifer both made felting projects and we had a ladies day of visiting and creating and eating yummy snacks, including some amazing gluten free, dairy free, chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies Jennifer made! Laura chose … More Another wonderful workshop!
Here is the finished scarf I laid out at Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch the Saturday before Valentine’s Day. I love how it turned out! The baby soft alpaca embellishing the soft merino wool creates a kitten soft feel to the skin! This scarf is different on each side, as seen below, which makes it … More New Scarf: Valentines Confection Finished!
Jennifer, the owner of the Alpaca Ranch, suggested a flyer with more color; and my daughter Melanie suggested more photos of workshops on the flyer, so I came up with this. I like this flyer better with the white background because the lettering is easier to read. The flyer may not be as “pretty”, but … More New flyer for the workshop at the ranch
The brooches I sell to go with the scarves. Sometimes people buy a brooch first then design a scarf to go with the brooch they choose. I stopped by Alpacas At Marquam Hill Ranch and met the owner, Jennifer. I visited with her about alpacas and whether their fleeces felt or not. She let me … More Working with alpaca fleece and I love the results! Workshop coming, see below . . .
On Dec. 8, we had a workshop with Eileen and MaryJo. MaryJo chose red merino and silk 50/50 blend, which, when dry, will be super soft and have gorgeous texture. I wish I could have taken a photo when the red wrap was dry, but that usually takes overnight, and my workshops don’t last that … More Fun and Productive Workshop Yesterday
This scarf was inspired by the colors in The Hobbit movies! I love the gold and browns and blues that seem to be consistent in so many of the scenes. And once I finished the scarf I felt it had taken on a very aquatic theme with the blues and shadows and hints of little … More Another Scarf Creation
Wet Felting Workshop — Passed I love felting and I love teaching others to felt! It is very relaxing and fun! I am offering several workshops as the holidays approach. Each participant will make a personally designed super soft merino and silk scarf or wrap. I provide all the materials as part of the workshop … More Planned workshops have passed. If you are interested in a workshop, please communicate with me. There is a workshop questionnaire on the workshop page.
Possibility number one. Possibility number two. Possibility number three. Possibility number four. Of course, if you should switch which end is on top, you have another four possibilities. And that is just folding it in this particular way! For sale at the art center in Corvallis for $180. For sale on Etsy (CLICK HERE) for … More Another four-way reversible wrap inspired by my autumn birch tree