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Batt Art – Painting Fibre Pictures on a Carding Machine

This is one of the latest creations from our fibre arts studio, which is a rather fancy word for the crowded room in our house, where we attempt to contain the dirtier jobs of fibre work.  Not having encountered anything like this elsewhere, it’s highly unlikely...
Summer Fibre Activities

Summer Fibre Activities

If I have nightmares about drowning in an ocean of alpaca and llama fibre, crested with roving  of pure white sheep wool, it wouldn’t surprise me; that’s almost how it has felt every day for the past month.  We have a lot of fibre that needs cleaning and we really...
The ‘How To’ of Fibre Cleaning & Processing

The ‘How To’ of Fibre Cleaning & Processing

It’s a huge leap to make from buying yarn off the shelf to processing the fibre and making your own, but like most things in life, the rewards far outweigh the effort and anyway, what would you be doing with all that time? Spinning is usually the first step to...

New Fibre Carding Station

I’m in paradise right now.  David has just about completed the workroom makeover and in the centre of the room stands an island fibre carding table.  Not only do I now have oodles of countertop space along the walls in which to spread out (something I do rather too...

Drum Carders Get The Treatment

The Fibre Arts Bootcamp drum carders are both receiving a new lease of life. They are being recovered with shiny new card clothing (that’s the strange name for the steel bristle covering). The electric carder is being equipped with a really fine 90 tpi (teeth...

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