Visiting Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse: Let’s go again!

Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse –   Before moving to Pittsburgh I was told that the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse (PCCR) should be one of my first stops. My husband’s colleague, heard that I made hats and said that I ‘must … Continued

Cat Hat Challenge: it’s not as easy as it looks

Cats in Hats – Hats on Cats.   It’s quite a challenge to make a cat hat and not as easy as it looks on screen! You’ve probably seen them online: adorable cats wearing beautiful, tiny hats.  There are all … Continued

FeltUnited: creates community and awareness of feltmaking

FeltUnited, a community that welcomes and encourages feltmaking How does one celebrate felt? Why does one celebrate felt? Good questions. According to the FeltUnited website, the day “started out as an idea to bring felters together across the planet.”  It’s been celebrated … Continued

MakerFaire in Pittsburgh: sharing the high touch of textiles

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Pittsburgh MakerFaire 2015! This past weekend I spent at the inaugural Pittsburgh MakerFaire, which was over by the Children’s Museum.  I had a fabulous time demonstrating Wet Felted Hats.  <- I know not an exciting title, but nonetheless an exciting time! … Continued