Tag Archives: felting

When inspiration strikes


Hi all, Kirstin here. Thanks for your concern about my shoulder. It looks like it’s going to be a slow healer, I’m afraid. Anyhoo. I’m close to driving myself nuts, since I can’t do any of the things I normally … Continue reading

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How to: felt a horse ornament


Alright, alright. Maybe that post about the little horse ornament who couldn’t was a touch…negative. Well I’ve tried again, and I took a ton of pictures so I could walk you through the process. So read on, intrepid souls, if … Continue reading

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Stockings by the fire


It’s been over two years since I (Kirstin) did any felting at all, but last weekend, I was feeling inspired. With the charity show coming up on September 7th and the Christmas crafting season in full swing (I know, really), … Continue reading

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The color wheel for crafters


An artist friend first introduced me to the color wheel. I had been going by gut feeling to decide what colors to use on any given project, but the wheel gives you a way to organize your thinking about color. These early color … Continue reading

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Artist bio: Aunt Geri


My Aunt Geri is an artist, a real one. We are lucky that lately she has been channelling her creativity into fiber art, rather than painting. The results have been astounding. I’ve compared felting to painting, but my work is … Continue reading

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Without no seams nor needlework


So you know that song “Scarborough Fair” by Simon and Garfunkel? The most memorable line is “Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme” because they say it over and over, but there is a whole stanza I want to call your attention … Continue reading

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Fiddlehead fern clutch


I just sold this clutch to a graduate school friend. Before it leaves the nest, I want to share it with you all. I’m rather proud of it. It’s made from Tulip’s neck and leg fiber. Those areas are only … Continue reading

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Artist show recap


Sooooo. Here are the long-promised pictures from the Cimarron Sky Dog Artist Benefit Show. Nice, right? We had over 100 products, all hand-made at some level, all done this summer. We most definitely pulled out all the stops. It was … Continue reading

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Felt gallery updated


I updated the felt gallery.

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Preparing for Cimmaron Sky Dog Artists Show


The fiber artists at Cliff House Alpacas have knitted/crocheted/felted/spun ourselves into carpal tunnel preparing for our next show. We’ve been invited to bring our wares to a private silent auction and craft sale to benefit the wild horses at Cimarron Sky … Continue reading

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