Saturday was indeed a day of rainbows in more ways than one!
I decided to take a run over to Strathearn Fleece and Fibre near Muthill in Perthshire to stock up on some lovely hand dyed fibre.
Linda rears blue faced Leicester and texel sheep on her farm and the fibre she has available as rovings and as spun yarn is just a treat for any fibre lover.
I got well stocked up with all my favourite colours and can't wait to get started with it this week.
I also popped in to see Tracy at Lagom Felt Studio in Crieff as she has very kindly asked me to be her featured artist later this year.
Tracy offers a wide range of felting fibres and materials as well as some spun yarns, drum carded batts, feting kits and various notions. She also offers tuition. You can check out her website here for more info.
I'm looking forward to exhibiting here late May and throughout June.
Last week I enjoyed working with my stash of hand dyed North Ronaldsay fibres from Orkney. These fibres give a lovely rustic look to landscape pieces and are very enjoyable to work with.
Having needle felted my first collie dog back in January, I had another go and set this one to guarding a little flock of sheep on the hill.
'Gaurding the Flock'
This matching piece I have just called 'Three Sheep' and priced it slightly lower at £75 as there was less work involved.
It has been a busy time preparing for Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2017 which is less than three weeks away on March 10th and 11th.
I have been hoarding my makes and not putting them on Etsy as I am running out of time to make things.
Here are some finished trinket boxes that will be coming with me to the event.
I have also had a delivery of new printed products including mugs, mouse mats, zipped pouches, notebooks and cards. These are all available on Etsy here
Some new Sheep Brooches and Pendants have also made their way onto Etsy. I probably won't be adding any more until mid March.
If you are planning on coming to Edinburgh Yarn Festival, you can see the venue layout here
You can find me on stand J6.
Looking forward to seeing some of you there.
As usual, if you have any enquiries about my work, please feel free to email me firstname.lastname@example.org