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.￼
This new piece is almost finished, with just some dark brown stitching to add for emphasis here and there.
I hosted a one on one workshop with a great artistic lady named Elly from Corvallis. She made one very fluffy colorful scarf plus a smaller neck warmer scarf. Here are photos of the large scarf as it is drying on the rack. I taught Elly my method of felting which is much faster than … More Hosted a Felting Workshop Today!
Late night creativity and weight loss go very well together, YES, YES, YES! Making things is one of my favorite activities! I totally bliss out while I’m creating something new, especially if my creation has color and texture involved. I had been wanting to make a scarf like this for probably a month or more. … More Late Night Creativity and Weight Loss
I have been swimming in ideas for felting for the past few months but have been soooo busy working on my barn that I have not allowed myself time away from that project to make fiber art. Consequently, when I have rainy days I go a bit crazy having fun with making beautiful textile things. … More Nuno felting is kinda awesome.
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 . . .