Author Archives: Feltwerker

About Feltwerker

A feltmaker and guerrilla seamstress since 2006. See what I make and where I'll be

Yarn Con! April 5th & 6th

Registration is open for classes at Yarn Con.  Look for my flower making workshop. I am in the process of putting together some new DIY kits and hope to have them ready for Yarn Con – so put us on … Continue reading

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Art Spree James R Thompson Center

I will be in fine company this Thursday and Friday in the Atrium at the Thompson Center (downtown Chicago.) Come check out my demo!

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About a boy and sewing a tooth fairy pillow!

Over the last year or so I have been sewing with four of my nieces that range in age from 9 to 13, it’s always a rewarding experience and so much fun.  My nephew come with to drop off his … Continue reading

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4 Scarves 16 Ways

Scarf Tieing Lesson from Nordstrom!

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Wreath and Flower Making Classes

Snow got you down? New classes forming right now!  More….  

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How do you organize your button collection?

I have been saving buttons from sweaters that I repurpose for about 6 years or so.   I recently had my nieces over for a craft party and realized that my buttons are a mess.  The most important thing about buttons … Continue reading

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Hand Sewing with Felt

A couple of stitches that are useful for hand sewing with felt Blanket Stitch or you can check out some of the wonderful youtube videos Whip Stitch or check out all the youtube instructional videos!

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I Pledge Handmade Do You?

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Wreath Making Workshops

Once at an art fair a very stylish lady asked me to make a scarf that was like a ruff. Well I played around with the idea for a while, but never carried it to fruition.  But one of the … Continue reading

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Chicago Artist Month

So pleased to see some familar faces in the list for Chicago Artists Month.  Derric Clemmons is one half of the talent behind the exciting clothing line at CocoMocha.  I had the pleasure of meeting  and working with him and … Continue reading

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