Author Archives: Anita Marnell Fibre Art

About Anita Marnell Fibre Art

I love the feel of fleece, silks and natural fibres which I transform into felt wearables and decorative art.

Wet, cold walk. New Hat

Well, I don’t know what the weather is like in other parts of the world, but here in Ireland it is pure awful. ¬†One minute you think lovely, the next it’s like winter never left. On Monday walking Stitch (our … Continue reading

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Meeting Robbin Firth of Heartfelt Silks.

Hi strangers, For those of you who follow me this post is a rare thing but I just had to write something about meeting an extrodinary and gracious lady Robbin Firth of Heartfelt Silks and her lovely daughter Kirsten. Last … Continue reading

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Playing with Eco dying, Exhibition & Kilkenny Arts Week.

Is it just me but the Summer seems to be flying by, here we are three quarters of the way through July, glorious weather, workshops happening, spinning being done but very slowly with a lot of vm removal and I … Continue reading

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Texture, texture, texture

The last week or two have been funny ones, not a lot of creating or production but there again what I have done has been new designs for me, Firstly a hat in a different shape also using a merino … Continue reading

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Hat, Scarf, Bag & Brooch

Glorious weather lots of felting, spinning and product development. Well not so much spinning but a bit. The bag from my last post is finished completely, which button would I use was the final question and after much debating and … Continue reading

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Great weekend Racing, New handbag & Knitting News

It was a great weekend at Gowran Park Race Course. Met some fabulous people,including some lovely American ladies, who were on holiday and having a day at the races on Saturday and bought some goodies to take home with them, … Continue reading

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Hats & Fleece.

The weather is at last showing that Summer may be here, more fleece being washed, more spun, an order for some beautiful Jacob placed and arrived. This has come to me washed and carded, so I can spin straight away, … Continue reading

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