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deborah wolff
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I love to be creative and fiber arts provide that opportunity. I live in the suburbs of Los Angeles and teach second grade. Welcome to my world.
I love to be creative and fiber arts provide that opportunity. I live in the suburbs of Los Angeles and teach second grade. Welcome to my world.

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Mandala Madness Continues


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Retirement Quilt for Brenda
This was a special goodbye quilt to that beautiful person on the left at the top of the page. I've taught with Brenda for almost 25 years at our elementary school. Everyone on staff signed their names on the "rays". All the fabric is my hand dyed fabric wit...

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Mandalas 2
This detail shot shows the use of hemostats to pinch and hold the center. I bought several sizes at Harbor Freight fairly cheaply, they carry four sizes. I'm sort of in love with making these. I counted them up this weekend when I was taking pictures of the...

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Shibori
Shibori  is a Japanese term for methods of dyeing cloth by binding, stitching, folding, twisting, and compressing. And its relatively easy and fun to do. There are many tutorials online to show the different folds and the patterns they create. Here are some...

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Mandala Obsession
This is what I taught myself this summer, how to dye mandalas. I spent the entire summer on this project. Once I started I couldn't stop and now I have stacks of these, maybe 80? Some are about a yard square, some a little bigger, and a few are about 60 inc...

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New Shawl
This is a ombre shawl kit from Purl Soho. It is truly exquisite. It is a wool/cashmere blend yarn and the kit costs $400.00! Ouch! I am sure it is totally worth it, but it would be hard for me to justify spending that much money for a shawl.  This is the sh...

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Spring Is Here!
The backyard is looking nice right now. Beautiful weather too. It's spring break from school right now and it's a shame I have a cold right now, but there are still 5 days left to enjoy.

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Still Painting and Knitting
Let the sun shine.... and may your feet stay warm.

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I've hit a bit of a stumble, I've got a new computer and since all my pictures are on my old computer, I haven't posted lately. That and school started so my time is somewhat limited, and let's be real, I've been a little lazy. I'm taking a class on Photosh...
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