wet felting

'Twelve Days of Christmas Savings' at The Wool and The Floss

Be sure to get in on the “Twelve Days of Christmas Savings” sale for knitters and needle pointers at The Wool and The Floss!!! This exciting sale, which started today with Lumpy Bumpy yarn at 50% off, continues through Dec. 20th. There will be a different sale item each day! Store hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. … Continue Reading →

Learn 'Fabric Surface Design' with Cheryl Rezendes

Enter into the wonderful world of creating your own fabric designs with “Fabric Surface Design” by Cheryl Rezendes, who received her training as a painter at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. In her recently released book, Rezendes shares with readers “more than 80 fabric-printing techniques using fabric crayons and a variety of … Continue Reading →

Join others in Diamondale for hours of crafting

Members of TangleMania Club and Craft 911 will join together to share ideas and have lots of fun tomorrow, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at SmittenDust Studio, 257 South Bridge St. in downton Dimondale. “The studio is the only 1900-era building on the corner of Bridge and Jefferson Streets, next to the ice cream shop. This non-teaching event is … Continue Reading →

Please help me find the top of my desk!

Hmmm…, just wondering if I can get a bit of help clearing some of these craft books off my desk? If interested, just email me at jbrown@detroitnews.com, and let me know what crafts you’re interested in, like spinning, sewing small items, beading, quilting, weaving, knotting, pom poms, metal jewelry making, sewing for the home or dressmaking. I … Continue Reading →

Don't miss the Spring Fiber Expo this weekend

Be among those “flocking” to the Spring Fiber Expo taking place this weekend in Ann Arbor at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road. Meet fiber producers, fiber artists and fiber users. Classes will be available, and a host of vendors will be on site offering various fiber products. Also, a host … Continue Reading →

Mark your calendar for Oct. 26-27 Ann Arbor Fiber Expo

If you’re a fiber enthusiasts, then you won’t want to miss the Ann Arbor Fiber Expo at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road. “Classes will be available in many of the fiber arts. Vendors will be on site offering a wide selection of products. Breeders will be exhibiting some of their … Continue Reading →

Buttons available from collector's stash!

Carol of Northville, who’s been cleaning out her drawers, says she has “an old tin of many, many buttons” and is looking for someone who can use them. If you happen to be that person, please email me at jbrown@detroitnews.com and I’ll forward your email address to her. Please put the word “BUTTONS” in the subject … Continue Reading →

'The Complete Photo Guide to Felting,' a must have book

Learn everything you need to know about wet felting, needle felting and nuno felting, all in one amazing book — “The Complete Guide to Felting” (Creative Publishing International www.creativepub.com, $24.95). This rather hefty book by Ruth Lane will take you on a felting journey of projects that introduce you to the different forms, and each is … Continue Reading →