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Friday, December 31, 2010

Giveaway of my Ebook on Felting Craft Gossip

Felting Craft Gossip is hosting a giveaway of my ebook.
Go to their page and read what to do so that you have a chance to win:

Friday, December 24, 2010

New ebook - Gorgeous Little Bags

As I have promised awhile ago, I have now finished my ebook with 5 tutorials for hand felted bags. I did my best to illustrate almost every step in the process and wish that those who buy it will learn a lot about feltmaking.
Until end of this month, the ebook is at a launch price of $15. After that it will be $20

You can buy it here:

Enjoy Christmas and make 2011 into a very inspiring and creative year.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The future of natural dyeing

Or is it the future of fashion? ( found this on India Flints blog): Read what designer Zac Posen says

Friday, December 3, 2010

Modern Japanese Temari

Temari is the ancient Japanese folk art of silk embroidered thread balls, originally made by noble women from silken threads pulled from old kimonos. Used originally hundreds of years ago for child's play, today the art of temari is becoming more regarded around the world.

When discovering julieandco on etsy, I was really amazed by her beautiful geometric work. These embroidered thread balls are a great gift idea.


Julie has four daughters and has been a homeschool mom for almost 19 years!

She says: "It's hard to believe it's been that long! I have graduated two girls already and have yet a 16 year old and 13 year old at home. I love my husband of 26 years and love being a stay at home mom. Having an Etsy shop is wonderful and I love making and selling my Japanese temari thread balls. They have a really neat history (see item listings for more info) and I am fascinated with the geometry, symmetry and color combinations you can make with them. I have sold temari all over the US and the globe....including Ireland, the UK, Norway, France, Canada and even the Yukon Territory near Alaska."


Julie recently opened a fiber art and wool felting shop on etsy as well: julieandco2.etsy.com


And while you are checking out her shops, you might as well have a peek at her daughters' shop: LaurelMae.etsy.com filled with their amazing art.


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