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Circular Cobweb Scarves tutor Sara Quail 4 May 2019

Circular Cobweb Scarves, tutor Sara Quail- report by Renita Mroz Apologies for very late reporting on Sara Quail’s wonderful one-day workshop on Circular Cobweb Scarves. These lightweight scarves, made using a resist and one-directional wool layout, are both beautiful and versatile.  Sara was, as ever, super organised and prepared and brought along a wide range […]

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Toss N Tell June 2019 Report

Mini-workshop Martien van Zuilen instructed us today on the principles of using inclusions to create interesting raised surfaces. She also demonstrated making a multi-layered ‘bowl’ utilising multiple resists. Martien van Zuilen Inclusions placed between layers of wool create a raised surface and can be left in or cut into to reveal the underlying wool colours. […]

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Liz Odd Cracked Earth

Toss ‘n’ Tell Report Saturday May 18 2019

Mini Workshop – CRACKed EARTH At today’s tutorial, Liz Odd instructed members on the principles of felting items to achieve a ‘cracked earth’ appearance. The technique utilises some form of strips of resist, for example masking tape, bicycle inner tubes, synthetic cords or cut-out designs in light-weight foam sheeting. The method can be used for […]

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Nuno Felt Tops Workshop – tutor May J Hvistendahl

May J. Hvistendahl is an internationally renowned felt artist from Norway. Since 1985 she has operated her full time felting studio Ullhuset (Woolhouse). Her specialty is nuno-felted clothing; designing and creating well-fitted, lightweight and durable garments using innovative techniques she has developed over 25 years. May teaches throughout Norway and internationally, including Japan, USA, Australia […]

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Toss ‘n’ Tell Report 16 March 2019 Saturday

Toss ‘n’ Tell Report 16 March 2019 Saturday Mini – demo Playing with Silk Hankies   Nancy Ballesteros gave a very informative talk on “silk hankies” and demonstrated her method of incorporating  them in her felting.   What is purchased as “silk hankies” are actually cocoons of  silkworms, (Bombax Mori)  that feed on mulberry leaves. […]

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