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[caption id="attachment_2251" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Another felt bag with relief stitching"][/caption] UUGH,  I am SO frustrated!!!  I wrote a post yesterday afternoon in the freezing cold but for some reason the internet connection went down and I couldn't add images or get it online.  Just now I have rewritten the whole...

Internet connectivity difficulties persist so hopefully this quick post will beat the rot, it is also FREEZING upstairs where the computer is and I am trying to save my oil for keeping the downstairs warm incl. my studio! [caption id="attachment_2246" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sewn felt bag with...

So many ideas, thoughts, impressions, happenings, exhibitions, commissions (promise to felt your sleeveless top tomorrow Patricia, just getting new bubble wrap this afternoon for the job), meetings etc. at the moment and although my brain is not actually scrambled I just can't seem to write quickly...

Wow, I got some GREAT packages in the post last night!!  Check out Lizzie Houghton's new book 'Felting Fashion', it is brilliant but especially if you are interested in creating wonderful nuno felt wearables! [caption id="attachment_724" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Felting Fashion by Lizzie Houghton"][/caption] I first read about this...

Felted tote bag with detatchable corsageI am really exhausted this evening as I have had another training session for my tourism course and have been trying to tidy my house in preparation for tomorrow morning's workshop, obviously it is the tidying up that has worn me...

Just a really quick post to say that I have been felting mad over the last few days and also writing up the 'Craft in the Classroom' blog for Drumlea.  Thanks Deb for leaving a comment for the children, they were absolutely THRILLED!  I know...

One of the blogs that I regularly follow is Jo-Anne Carter's 'The Carter Clan'.  Jo-Anne is running a great surprise give away and has cleverly linked it in to a challenge running on the  'A Hole in the Basket Primatives' blog.  Well, I know that...

[caption id="attachment_118" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Bag Lady Swaps taster"][/caption] This collage of images is a taster for Sylvia, my swap buddy from Bag Lady Swaps to show some of the raw materials and the colour scheme that I used to create the felt for the bag I...

[caption id="attachment_98" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sari Loom ends and Merino"][/caption] It is very interesting keeping tabs on the different searches people do to get to this blog and something that comes up time and time again is nuno felting.  Obviously there is great interest in this technique...

1722 sounds like a date but in actual fact these are the number of hits to date on this blog since I posted my first ramblings on 10th April '08!  I am really delighted that numbers are multiplying month on month and have now added...

[caption id="attachment_84" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Recycled metal and wet felt necklace"][/caption] I had a lucky escape on Thursday morning when I got a nasty cut at the edge of my little finger whilst trying to do the washing up!  Housework is not my strong point but I had...