Nicola Brown | 2011 December
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December 2011

I'm trying to relax this afternoon after a brisk walk with a friend this morning. It's hard to switch off totally so now I'm in front of the stove planning a big new raw fleece cushion to put in the chair beside my range. ...

[caption id="attachment_3264" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Orange and yellow felt flower"][/caption] SIMPLE FELT FLOWERS Materials list  Approx 2 to 3g (.07 to .105oz) merino or Icelandic wool (batts or roving) in complimentary or contrasting colours, a spot of clashing colour often works well! A little silk fibre, tencel, firestar...

It's Alan's birthday today so I won't get to blog, reply to comments, check email or update FB properly until tomorrow at the earliest.  We're meeting friends for lunch, celebrating the Winter Solstice with more friends in the afternoon and then walking through the fields...

I'm totally addled now having spent the last number of hours adding finishing touches to some raw fleece and merino bags in preparation for the farmer's market in Borris tomorrow morning. [caption id="attachment_3227" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Raw wool and merino bag with adjustable shoulder strap"][/caption] If it wasn't...