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Who’s the twit?

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This must be an age thing as it’s a full month since I went to York for the first Felter’s Group. Where has the time gone? There, I had to say it, I’m turning into my mother. This week we … Continue reading

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York Felters – paper-making heaven

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I have been keeping my eyes peeled for a local textiles group to join and lo and behold, one of my new Twitter friends mentioned that one was forming in York. Off I trotted and met a wonderful and diverse … Continue reading

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Turning around to face where I’m going…

I am a great believer in our ability to listen to the whispers and be guided to who we truly are. In the past this has involved meditation, t’ai chi, mindful walking, journal writing and so on, i.e. a conscious … Continue reading

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Gratitude Bunting

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In my box of unfinished projects I have material to make bunting for our lovely Bell Tent and do you know what? It’s in the “unfinished projects” box. It’s almost becoming an instruction. Put it in the box and stop … Continue reading

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Making a felt bag workshop – results are in!

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What a great day! The final day of the 30 Day Challenge saw six lovely people join me for a felting extravaganza making bags. I scaled the size of the bag down to ensure that we could finish in time … Continue reading

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Balls!

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Many moons ago I was introduced to the editing suite at college via an early Media Studies course (yes, it felt like a cop-out course because learning really shouldn’t be that much fun, should it?). I spent hours in there … Continue reading

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‘Round and ’round in circles…

I’ve had one of those really frustrating days which leave me feeling like I’ve been bounced between all the “shoulds” in my life; I should get all of the orders from my day job out ASAP, I should answer that … Continue reading

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Can felters make mistakes?

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I was feeling very pleased that I’d successfully made a piece of very fine felt – it was the most delicate to date. I took it to show Demetri who asked a question which left me feeling a little crushed … Continue reading

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Wonder-woollen!

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  It’s interesting how absorbed I have been in the day to day stuff. Here I am getting stuck into my 30 Day Challenge for Screw Work Lets Play and making lists of what I’d like to happen or things … Continue reading

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A different way of looking at felt

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I have a very clear memory of making my very first piece of felt. During my Art Foundation Course at Dyfed College of Art (probably called something more grand now, as is the current trend) I went on a natural … Continue reading