Posts tagged with "wool"

Travels in Scotland Post 10: Yarn & Wool: Meeting Indie Yarn Dyer Julie Sutter of Black Isle Yarns
Scotland · 21. May 2024
A visit to the Black Isle and thoughts about the number of sheep in Scotland and what happens to all that wool.

Travels in Scotland Post 8: Shetland
Scotland · 07. May 2024
Far north of mainland Scotland and the Orkney Islands, almost to Norway, lay the Shetland Islands - seen on a clear day, they will never leave your memory.

Travels in Scotland Post 7: Harris Tweed on the Isle of Lewis
Scotland · 30. April 2024
The Isle of Lewis and the Isle of Harris are one island divided by mountains, but joined by the production of the famous Harris Tweed woven wool cloth.

Travels in Scotland Post 6: Seaweed-eating sheep on North Ronaldsay
Scotland · 23. April 2024
In the far north of Scotland, the farthest northern island in the Orkney chain is North Ronaldsay, where an endangered breed of primitive sheep have adapted to eat seaweed.

01. October 2015
Amy Mundinger, Fiber Artist, appears on Quilters Newsletter TV to explain how she converts 100% wool sweaters into felt to appliqué onto quilts.

24. May 2015
Embroidery with perle cotton on felted wool handmade from 100% wool upcycled sweaters, appliquéd on art quilts.

05. April 2014
Pin Brooches made from 100% wool upcycled sweaters in Pine Tree Studio