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Exploring New Dimensions (sorry, this post is not about space)

I’ve been creating felt for about 18 years, applying techniques learned from Scandinavian, Finnish, Canadian and American feltmaking traditions. I’ve recently begun exploring some techniques more fully as I consider a mixed media approach to illustrating picture books. It’s been … Continue reading

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Back to the Felting Table, Part Two

I shared a week or so ago about my introduction to feltmaking and how my desire to make felt for my own explorations ultimately led to my quitting the pincushion business. In the meantime, though, as I explored tools and … Continue reading

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Grateful: Back to the Felting Table, Part One

Some sixteen years ago, our family purchased a small business from a friend. We got several big bins of wool fleece, a client list, a handful of electric carving knives, and enough understanding of how the process worked to make … Continue reading

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Fibers and Felt…. Guest Blogger – Valerie Stein

Originally posted on Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts:
Level 4 Experimental Stitch and Multi Media – Class name: Opals  I recently spent a delightful Saturday sharing techniques of feltmaking with the Level 4 students   at Gail Harker’s studio. At this…

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A few Grateful moments: a hodgepodge

This was a busy weekend for me, as I prepared to teach feltmaking. I loaded my car full of fibers and hot pots and towels and tools, and looked at colors and textures  and got my mind ready to share … Continue reading

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