Protosaurus

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(aka: Prototype Dinosaur) I have two sons at home. Sometimes we refer to them lovingly as The Small Ones. This stuffed dinosaur belongs to The Smallest of the Small Ones, he’s 4. His name is Diny. (the toy, not the boy) This is how it is at our house. I’m in my studio full of scraps ...
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Old Friends

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I want you to meet two of my oldest friends. Bunny Rabbit and Llama Mama. Both sit on a shelf in my studio reminding me of my childhood and how much a simple little “lovey” can mean to a kid. Bunny Rabbit has been mine since I was 4 years old. My family lived in Canada but were about ...
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My Stash

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This may be a little early in our blog relationship to reveal something like this….but what the heck. Observe the stash. OK, well, this is just a partial peek…let’s take it slow. Knitters have a yarn stash, I have a wool sweater stash. Most are from the Good Will and some are ...
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Shibori Felting for Scaredy Cats

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It’s amazing what a little time can do. A few months ago there were hardly any tutorials on the web on Shibori Felting. Now they are popping up again and again! So why am I posting my own shibori felting tutorial? For one reason, there are so many possibilities and variations of technique. ...
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Shibori Felting

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This wacky little pillow was created using the Shibori Felting technique, combined with a little needle felting. Shibori is a term for traditional Japanese resistance dye techniques. Similar techniques can be used when felting wool. By keeping parts of the fabric from felting you can make ...
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