Monthly Archives: December 2009

Merry Christmas from Cedar Canyon

As the year comes to a close, I wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas and a warm and wonderful new year. We've been making the rounds to our usual holiday gatherings, taking a day here and there to visit with old friends and new. It makes for odd hours at the office, but the smiles and laughter are a wonderful addition to our daily routine. Whatever your plans, and wherever you are, I hope you are able to take some time for yourself, spend time with friends and family -- or simply do the things that give you great joy.

Discharge with Stencils ~ Playing with Stencils 4

Susan Stein Many of the techniques and tools we use every day allow us to add color or pattern to fabric. For a change of pace, let’s look at a couple of ways to remove color from fabric using discharge agents. In today’s lesson, we’ll use dishwasher gel and discharge

Needle Felting with Stencils ~ Playing with Stencils 3

While we usually think of stencils as tools to use with paint, they are very useful any time you want to create a specific shape, regardless of your materials. In today's lesson, we look at how to use stencils with needle felting. Whether you work by hand or machine, stencils make it easy to create beautiful shapes with your fibers.