As the clock ticks toward the midnight hour, I find myself grateful for the journey we’ve shared and the beautiful souls who have colored my life. Let’s bid farewell to 2023 and stride into the new year with hearts wide open, minds brimming with curiosity, and spirits renewed. May this coming year be adorned with […]
A Fairy Tale Journey to Needle Felting Wonderland Hey Crafty Dreamers, Get ready to dive into a whimsical world where wool transforms into wonders, and the art of needle felting is born. Today, I’m spinning (no, felting) a tale that takes us back to the ’80s, when the Stanwoods adapted an industrial felting tool into […]
Hey, my fellow crafting enthusiasts! I’ve got another inspiring tale to share – a journey of creativity, perseverance, and the magic of needle felting. Picture this: a group of spirited individuals diving headfirst into the world of wool and barbed needles to create a 12-piece Nativity scene. Yes, you heard right, an entire year dedicated […]
Hey fellow crafting enthusiasts! Today, I’m bubbling with excitement to share a story that’s close to my heart – a tale woven, or maybe we should rather say felted, by Kim, Jean, Jeannie, MaryScott, and Shirley. These wonderful souls embarked on a needle-felting journey with me, some as far back as four years ago. Can […]
Since our relocation to Chowan County in North Carolina, I’ve enthusiastically embraced the tradition of entering my needle-felted creations into the county fair exhibit competition. It’s become a thrilling annual ritual, filled with the excitement of showcasing my work alongside the talents of others. Before our move here, I’d never considered competing in such events, […]
Ah, the captivating world of needle felting, where fluffy wool turns into whimsical wonders with just a poke here and a prod there. It’s a creative journey that can take you to realms of imagination, but just like any adventure, it’s essential to pack your safety gear before you embark. Let’s delve into some health […]
Fiber Art is a captivating way of transforming wool fibers into intricate and beautiful creations. To ensure your wool fibers remain in optimal condition for your next fiber project, proper storage is essential. In this blog post, we’ll explore the best practices for storing wool fibers to maintain their quality and maximize your creative potential. […]
When it comes to needle felting, wool is the reigning champion of fibers. Its versatility, natural properties, and ease of use make it the go-to choice for crafters and artists alike. However, not all wool is created equal. In this blog post, we will explore a small portion of wool fibers used in needle felting, […]
A felting needle is a long, thin needle with a sharp point and barbs along working part below the shaft. These barbs catch and tangle the wool fibers when the needle is inserted and pulled out. Take a moment to examine the needle and ensure it is clean and in good condition. Hold the felting […]
I'm Annette R.
How did I ever effectively manage my time when our children were little? Being an empty nester for well over ten years, one would assume that Kim & I have an abundance of free time. However, reality proves otherwise, as family, work, and play continue to occupy my heart, soul, and life, keeping me busier than ever before.
Family & Farm first
Fiber Art second
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