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Sunday, 19 December 2010

Autumn/Winter Cloth _ WIP

Still a Work In Progress this one; the moons have shifted and are in flux; showing the phases and yet still full. I want to stitch some more into this. See it below atop my Summer Cloth with its lone green moon over taken by a shadow of felt.

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Christmas Fair


 This is the grey massam teacosy I felted the other day; added appliqu├ęd gingham hearts to it and blanket stitch to the bottom; sold it so I am happy! In fact I sold 4 teacosies and lots of the stuffed xmas trees and hearts.

I even sold one the little coloured twines even though it was just there as decoration! 

Friday, 10 December 2010

Crafts Stall at Fowlmere Farmers Market this Saturday

Fowlmere Village Hall Farmers Market - last one before Christmas - craft and food stalls including mine!

http://www.villagehall.fowlmere.com/More.html

I will be selling my handfelted teacosies (perfect Christmas gifts; very light to post), handmade Christmas decorations, there will also be Christine's Christmas Bunting and my sister's jewellery and table decorations!

Be there! 9am to 12 noon!

Sunday, 5 December 2010

An alternative to Massam wool?

This is a close up of a felted teacosy made with Masham/Massam wool. It is a beautiful colour and is British. Trouble is it has a very long staple length which isn't particularly suitable for small items like teacosies; I am on the hunt for the same wonderful naturally grey coloured wool with a shorter staple; any felters out there that can help?

Saturday, 4 December 2010