Monthly Archives: May 2013

My sweater won’t felt!

One of the trials and tribulations of being a sweater hunter is that many times a sweater just won’t felt.   Here are some of the reasons I think they won’t felt: not labeled – you rolled the dice and … Continue reading

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Which detergent do you use for felting?

I exhibit at a lot of art and craft shows.  I meet many people who ask me about felting.  Some who have tried it with success, some who have failed, and many who are collecting sweaters and waiting to try. … Continue reading

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Sweaters in the Garden

I know this one isn’t for everyone, but one way that you can use old sweaters or t-shirts is as windscreens for your tender seedlings. I put my tomato seedlings in several weeks ago.  We have already had several days … Continue reading

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from earth to earthenware and back again!

I was checking out some of my friends on Etsy and found this cool Compost Jar by moonstarpottery . Talk about full circle, start with soil (clay) make something wonderous to collect all your kitchen waste that helps make more … Continue reading

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Fiberlicious Cupcakes in Oak Park and Woodstock!

I’m one of those people who has no use for cupcakes.  Don’t get me wrong I love sweets of the chocolate variety, but cupcakes??? Just don’t get it! So it was a big surprise to me when I came up … Continue reading

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