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3-Ply 2-Ways

Mr Amazon and I are working on another “Melissa Spins” video for you. This time, the topic is 3-ply. I’ve made a few 3-ply yarns in the last couple of years; mostly from fleece or from lap waste–which meant that I was not restricted by color or ounce. 226 more words


Felting Soap with Guest Artist Leonor Calaca

Our guest artist today is Leonor Calaca from Felt Buddies shares her method for making felted soaps.  You can see more of her work at http://www.FeltBuddies.co.uk… 711 more words

Wet Felting

Upcoming Event!: Fibrefest craft show

Our craft show season is beginning now!

This week-end, September 10-11th, we’ll be at Fibrefest in Almonte . Saturday the show is open from 10am ’til 5pm and on Sunday from 10am ’til 4pm.  165 more words


Stupid Hands! - The Explanation

So why don’t my hands work?

It’s a bit of a long story that actually begins with The Tour of Britain, which kicks off today and runs until the 11th of September. 1,177 more words


Color Palette - Pink Agate

I’ve been playing with making color palettes from random photographs. This one ended up on a colorway that I called Pink Agate (although the more I compare the picture with the crystals I have, this looks more like a Rhodocrosite): 28 more words



Set the night alight with our incredible fire performers! They will enthrall all ages with the swirling magic of the flames from dusk into the depths of night. 34 more words

I love dyeing

Dyeing is so much fun. I thought using food dye was a lost cause, because all the colors would be bright. I was totally wrong. I found a color chart for McCormick dyes at… 377 more words