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The weather has been a lot brighter today after a very wet start this morning, good news for me as it meant that I could snap a few pics outside of my nuno scarves and the wrap I felted earlier this week. [caption id="attachment_4243" align="alignleft" width="300"]...

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...

Apologies for not posting final pictures from the weekend's free machine embroidery workshop yesterday, tidying up just got in the way!  Seriously, the massive back kitchen/garage restructuring that I have undertaken this week is really coming along famously and I didn't want to break stride...

Finally, at last I have managed to upload details about the two 1 day workshops I will be facilitating in Michigan this May to the workshop page and amazingly this time they have not caused everything else to hop all over the place or disappear altogether!!!  Our venue...

Cristina and I had a lovely time felting together although we did miss our friend Sheila who had some sick bodies to look after and couldn't make it down from Dublin, hope everyone is feeling a lot better by now Sheila.  Unfortunately I seem to have succumbed...

The next task was to narrow down my fibre choices and decide which colours would best compliment the scarf I had chosen to work with.  Starting to select fibres and coloursThe picture on the left shows my initial collection of fibres laid out surrounding the scarf, hand dyed gold silk, a...