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on: April 19, 2012 07:35:07 PM 
Started by Belladune, Message by Belladune
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This is a selection fo the fabulous work done on the fibre boards this quarter (Jan-Mar 2012)

Dyeing Board

Faux Batik (With Tutorial) by Craftster member teachart

T-shirt Yarn Dyeing Bonanza by Craftster member chemical_emily


Another Tappered Rope Needle Felted Necklace by Craftster member Harlan

Felted wool Button Tree wall hanging by Craftster member Aliped

Wool Caricatures by Craftster member Kitiza


Drop spindles by Craftster member Blacksmith

Building your Own PVC Wheel by Craftster member Rodelphia

Purple Haze all round my Head by Craftster member YarnWranglerC


Hitchhiker's Towel by Craftster member Cross Stitch Ninja

Card woven belts by Craftster member Minea

Blue rug by Craftster member Warpedhooker

Thank you everyone for contributing great projects to our Fiber Boards!  

**These projects were chosen with the "This Rocks" button clicks.  If you see a project you think rocks, click that button! **
on: June 04, 2013 03:10:10 PM 
Started by Belladune, Message by Belladune
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Here's a fresh batch of awesome projects that were posted on the Fibre boards so far this year.  Each project was chosen because it came up in the "this Rocks" list!  Keep on "Rockin'" those projects you love!  Maybe they'll end up featured!

The Felting boards having been hopping! We have a few from that board!

Paxye needle felted this great garden scene inspired by a childhood neighbour.

P_E_S_T needle felted this awesome Zelda inspired piece of needle felted art.

Ptarmic wumpus created this one of a kind and totally unique sea slug, using both wet and needle felting!

The weaving boards did manage to get one thread on the "this Rocks" list!

Belladune created two pin woven tapestries! Click the picture to see the other!

Spinning got a few projects "rocked" too!

Mullerslanefarmdid a bunch of spinning! Check out her awesome work by clicking this picture!

Jexxican spun up a few skeins of Lady bug inspired yarn for a charity.  There's also some beautiful dyeing there!

And Last but not least, the Dyeing boards see some action too!

Abbeeroad posted this wonderful tutorial on how to tie dye with a squirt bottle!  Look at the cool t-shirt she made!
on: January 01, 2017 12:12:29 PM 
Started by Belladune, Message by PerfectlyBohemian
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2016 Featured Projects in Fiber Arts - 3rd and 4th Quarters

Here are the featured projects for Fiber Arts from third and fourth quarters of 2016. These projects were chosen by members of the Craftster community by hitting the "This Rocks!" button and leaving lots of replies. Please give a round of applause and some love to these talented artists that represent this board!

Needle felted me! by Belladune

From Fiber to Finished Object: February Lady by Arienna

Rusty the Moth Guy by PerfectlyBohemian

Rust Dye Scarves with Picture Tutorial by Abbeeroad

Needle Felted Chinchilla by ThreeLittleCats

Practice Towels by meleriffic

Too see projects from the first quarter and other years, please visit the archive -->here<--! Smiley
on: December 13, 2012 04:58:20 PM 
Started by Belladune, Message by Belladune
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This is a list of some of the awesome projects that have recieved the honor of being "Rocked" by our members!  (It's that lovely thumbs up button in the bottom right hand of every post.  If you see it, and you love it, Rock it.  Maybe you will help someone's project to become featured!)

HelsMyEvenstar Created theis beautiful Silk painting:
Where the Wild Things Are

Trekky has been making beautiful pieces of art!
Rusty Weaving Experiment

Many Spinners have been spinning!  They've shared in this Fiber Friday

And Knickertwist took up the felting needle and created this ever so cute Mounted Squirel Head

Thank you to our members for posting fabulous creations!  Keep up the good work!
on: March 31, 2016 07:54:52 AM 
Started by Belladune, Message by MissingWillow
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Tell us a little about yourself
I am first and foremost a mother to three beautiful wild children, and a wife to a wonderful man.  Our home is also occupied by three cats a dog and some fish. We (my husband and I) run a plumbing company in a tiny little village (that morphs into a large town in the summer months. Whoop Tourism!), and are involved in many local organizations (but not the same ones.. can you imagine?! we'd be with each other 24/7!   Shocked )   I've always been crafty, and though my passion for making things has waxed and waned over the years I can't imagine a day without some sort of making.

How did you get started in fiber arts?
It's all Craftster's fault.  Wink The story goes like this: One day I got it into my head that I ought to give cloth diapering a try. I was looking at various forums on the subject and having already acquired mad skills in sewing I thought I'd be better off making my own diaper covers. That lead me to a cloth diaper pattern here, and all the wonders that are hidden within these many many pages and projects.  A gorgeous yarn popped up in the Recent Posts thumbnails and I clicked, wondering what they made with it.  Well, blow me over, they made THE YARN. Mind blown, and fingers itching, I bought a drop spindle and some wool the first chance I got and I was hooked. Down into the fibery rabbit hole with me! Now I spin, felt, dye, and more.  Funnily enough, I never did make a cloth diaper cover...


What inspires you?
The medium itself.  The possibilities that wool and fibres present are endless.  The use of resists in wet felting, using the texture of the wool to create interesting yarns, the sculpting process of needle felting... that's just the tip of the iceberg, and I've only managed to cover maybe 1/4 of what's seen above the water.


Do you have a creative philosophy?
I suppose I do. Create something everyday, in any medium, even if it's not your preferred.  Making something often leads to the next idea of what to make or another iteration of the same thing in a different medium. Because slowly it becomes a need not just a want. And it doesn't matter if it's hideous, just make it. Keep going and see it through, you may surprise yourself in the end.

Do you have any advice for someone interested in getting into spinning?
Dive in.  Run out and  get a spindle. Or heck, make one from CD's. You don't need a teacher.  There are tutorials here, and all over the place on the internet.   Make mistakes, make something that resembles yarn, and save it. Keep practicing and go back to that first ever proto-yarn and be in awe of where you started.

What is the favorite project you've ever posted?
Just one?! Such a toss up... I'm torn between my crafty Momma cupcakes, my Snailtaur (or more accurately Rlynns.. He was a swap gift!) and my Secret Keeper. Oh! and The Yarn That Craftster made!


Besides Fiber Arts, what other boards on Craftster would we find some of your work?
You can find me on the cooking boards, knitting & crochet boards... embroidery/needlework... sewing... I even played with clay a few times.. And I think there may be one or two of my projects in More art less Craft.. events and holidays.  I certainly don't practice craft monogamy.


What is your favorite project on Craftster that's made by someone else?
I love all the stumpwork embroidery pieces.


What is your favorite spinning method?
Woollen! Because it makes soft fluffy springy yarn.

Needle felt vs. Wet felt?
It really depends! I love both for different projects.

If you could tell your younger self one thing, what would it be?
You have time. There's always time for things you want to do, you just need to notice that you have control over it.

on: July 03, 2016 07:36:55 PM 
Started by Belladune, Message by PerfectlyBohemian
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Here are the featured projects for Fiber Arts from second quarter of 2016. These projects were chosen by members of the Craftster community by hitting the "This Rocks!" button and leaving lots of replies. Please give a round of applause and some love to these talented artists that represent this board!

Mr Steampunk Pirate Fox by ThreeLittleCats

Shibori style dyed felt scarves by Belladune

Purple Rose Yarn by meleriffic

Mr Rex, felted T-rex by LevelleCreations

To see projects from the first quarter and other years, please visit the archive -->here<--!
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