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Category: Fiber

6 Sheepskin Home Decor Ideas

Placing a beautiful sheepskin in your home is a sure-way to cozy up any area! The soft fiber of a sheep pelt immediately makes you want to snuggle up with a hot cup of tea, get comfy with a favorite book, or snuggle in for a nap! Here are some ways to use sheepskin in...
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How to Make a Sheepskin Pillow

Got pelts? Ready to make those sheepskins or lambskins into something awesome! Try your hand at sheepskin throw pillows, aka cushions, with this epic tutorial.   How to Make a Sheepskin Pillow I am so excited to share with you my proven process for making sheepskin pillows! You will want to start your super-awesome sheepskin...
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At Home Sheepskin Tanning

I never intended to tan sheep pelts into beautiful sheepskins in my bathtub… I started off like most sheep owners. After sending my lambs to the butcher to be processed and wrapped, I wanted to send the pelts (of my bloody, dirty, and generally icky Icelandic Sheep carcasses) to a tannery and magically get back...
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How to Make a Felted Fleece Rug

  It’s hard to beat the cuddly softness of a lamb’s fleece. That’s why I’m delighted to share with you this tutorial on how to felt a lamb fleece rug! P.S. No sheep were harmed in the making of this rug! Felted fleece rugs use sheep wool, from shearing (not the sheepskin), that is felted...
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How to Make Felted Wool Dryer Balls

When I first started making felted wool dryer balls for my peeps, a lot of my friends and family would say, “Weird! What are dryer balls, anyway?” My response was typically, “They are what folks like me use instead of dryer sheets to green-up their laundry game.” If you would like to have a more...
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What Are Dryer Balls Anyway

So, what are dryer balls anyway?… Queue heroes of eco-friendly laundry, static-fighting champions! The chemicals, including synthetic fragrances, found in conventional dryer sheets are downright dangerous to your health and the environment! I could list all the toxic chemicals, but why scare the kids (and you can read more about it on my blog post,...
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Start Your First Ever Craft Booth for Under $500

Originally published at shepherdlikeagirl.com. Whether you’re vending at your local Farmers’ Market, out of state Fiber Festival, or Craft Fair, you need to bring it when it comes to an attractive booth set-up! And if you have never had booth before, it can be little hard to get started. In this article, I’m going to...
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12 Tips for a Successful Craft Booth

Originally published at shepherdlikeagirl.com. Whoo-wee! What an awesome experience! There’s so much planning involved and many things to remember to pack when attending an event as a vendor. As this was my very first craft fair, and I’m an “expert procrastinator” (read: never have enough time to get everything done), I didn’t feel as prepared...
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What Are Dryer Balls Anyway

So, what are dryer balls anyway?… Queue heroes of eco-friendly laundry, static-fighting champions! The chemicals, including synthetic fragrances, found in conventional dryer sheets are downright dangerous to your health and the environment! I could list all the toxic chemicals, but why scare the kids (and you can read more about it at DIY Sheep Crafts,...
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