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The Walkabout Vest

Walkabout Vest by Jo Ann Manzone

I have worked on making many versions of Polly Stirling and Diane Ericson’s walkabout vest pattern. If you haven’t used this pattern it is a must purchase. Included are pattern pieces for felting and for sewing. The first vest pictured was made from the felting pattern and the entire vest was felted. The second vest […]

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75 lbs of Eco Wool

I recently received a donation of 75 lbs of natural eco wool. The wool is free of chemical additives and it comes from my home state of Oregon. I plan on dying some of the wool using onion skins, avocado pits, flowers, etc… all natural. Now the question is, what to do with all of […]

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A Warm Welcome to Fiber Artist Jo Ann Manzone

Jo Ann Manzone, Fiber Artist

We are delighted to welcome Jo Ann and her Dreamweaving Designs to the Wearable Art and Fiber Artists categories of the Lifestyle Artist directories at the Southern Oregon Artists Resource! Please help us welcome her by sharing and commenting on this post or viewing and sharing her listing.

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Needle Felting with Emkay Sikora

Needle Felting

Wool Gnomies By Emkay Sikora

Learn the basics of sculpting wool with needles. Participants will create a basic cone figure that will evolve into an elf, gnome, fairy or other magickal being!

November 11, 18 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm $20 per session, materials included Ages 12 – Adult, any experience level welcome Class held in Studio #8, upstairs at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E Main St Contact Emkay to reserve your place at 530-235-4487 [email protected]

Fiber Frenzy

Barbara Simpson in her home at Star Castle Fiber Mill and Farm, Coquille

Farmers across Western Oregon are turning livestock loose on newly ripe pastures. As the fields dry, wooly creatures shake off the winter wet. In the spinning room, fiber artists revel in the textures, colors, even the scent of fleece. -by Geneva Miller for Art Matters!

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