Felting: Add Color & Texture the Easy Way!

Wet Felting: Add Color & Texture the easy way, Fiberartsy.com

The good thing about being snowed in is that I’ve finally been able to do a little wet felting again. It’s so relaxing for me. I get lost in the luscious fibers and colors! Over my years of teaching wet felting, I’ve had many people say that they don’t know what colors to put together. […]

Have no fear of Perfection …

Do not fear perfection, Quote, Fiberartsy.com

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” – Salvador Dali Do you worry that what you put out is not good enough? Could it be better? I think we all struggle with this, don’t you? It seems that especially Artists and Makers fear putting ourselves out there. What if they won’t like it? […]

DIY Lotion Bars and Lip Balm Recipe

DIY Lemon Bar and Lip Balm Recipe, Fiberartsy.com

Have you ever looked … really looked at the ingredient list on a simple bottle of lotion? What the heck are all those things anyway? And I don’t know if you’ve noticed but there are some lotions and lip balms which seem to make my skin worse. The cool thing is, we have a choice. […]

Take a Risk!

The Greatest Hazard in Life is to Risk Nothing, Fiberartsy.com

“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing” – Leo Buscaglia Leo Buscaglia, one of my favorite motivational authors! It’s so tempting to play it safe, isn’t it? Much easier to walk the known path than to put yourself out there in the open and risk failure … ridicule. […]

Be Yourself….

Be Yourself, FiberArtsy.com

“Be Yourself. Everyone else is already taken!” by Oscar Wilde This quote means a lot to me, not only personally, but as a fiber artist and now blogger. We all have moments of inferiority… feeling that we are not enough. And as makers, we hit dry spells in our creativity. The temptation may be to […]

14 Fun Crafts for Valentine’s Day

14 Valentine Crafts, Fiberartsy.com

Love it or not, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! I found some really fun and easy Valentine craft ideas to share with you from gifts to home decor. The best part is that all of these projects are budget friendly! You probably have most of the supplies onhand already such as buttons, old […]

A little Creativity and Inspiration

Weekly Inspiration, Fiberartsy.com

‘You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.’ – Maya Angelou So true! Have you ever noticed new ideas popping into your mind while you are working on a project? That’s usually when I get inspiration for new felted pieces or yarn colors. And the beauty is that Creativity is […]

How to Tie Dye a Heart

How to Tie Dye a Heart, Fiberartsy.com

Here’s a quick project you can still finish for your loves by Valentine’s Day. What says I love you more than a hand dyed heart shirt? This is my first attempt at tie dyeing a specific shape. It’s a little more fussy than other folding techniques but I’m pretty happy with the way it turned […]

Weekly Inspiration … Just MAKE!

Weekly Inspiration, Fiberartsy.com

I ran across this quote yesterday and I LOVE IT! “Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, Sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” by Writer, Joss Whedon. Nothing makes me feel more at peace and in the moment than when I am creating something. It doesn’t matter whether I am felting, dyeing or rearranging my living […]

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