Here's Kate looking her adorable self, and notice her fabulous felted brooch.
Kate was an amazing teacher who shares freely all her thoughtful learnings. She was generous with her kits and supplies providing each student with the making of a felted brooch, choice of kits, a handout for both projects and her project workbook, full of photos and instruction.
Nancy, a longtime student, shared her incredible version of the urchin,
Here is Linda and her constant companion Maya. Maya is a well loved little dog and she's considerably happy when her favorites come for an entire two days. Linda patiently beaded with Maya either sleeping contentedly behind her back on the chair or on her lap, with head poised on the table.
My felted brooch, which after noticing both Linda's and Kate's may require some editing...I wanted to put on everything....
I especially love the little lavender felted ball provided by Kate
And the sequin stack, and Michelle Goldstein lampwork and my spotted daggers, and let's not forget that excellent feather
Sunday's class was enriched by a visit from Jeannette Cook, the arrival 'home' of Janice Berkebile (she was teaching at the Shepherdess, but fortunately for me, accepted my invitation to stay with Mark and I) We spent a lovely, low key evening of visiting, laughter and friendship.
And then Janice updated my already owned dewdrop bangle and presented me with two more!
A pretty stellar weekend!
Everyone is on their way home and I am a treated to a cozy, stormy day, listening to rain and watching the wind. The perfect day to finish my second double batted screwted ended bail.