Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Spain and Portugal 2013

A door in Salamanca, Spain.

 
My wonderful traveling companions...

...Sandy, Ann and Terriea.

 
I may be anthropomorphizing a bit here...



...but the sheep looked a little embarrassed to me...
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 ...when they found themselves suddenly 'naked' after shearing! Grin.
 
Sandy and Ann preparing for our workshop with Nicola.



Popping up through the spaces between granite pavers...

...were these lovely poppies.

 
One day, for an outing...

...our class took a tour of a local fiber mill.

 
Although yarn is their primary end product...

...we were able to purchase roving and dyed wool nepps from them as well!

 

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7 comments:

Rachel said...

Even if they are glad to be rid of their fleece in the heat, it must be quite a shock to the system...

I bet that mill is used to having scavenging parties of felters descend upon it!

Karolina Zienkiewicz said...

Super zdjęcia. Nie ukrywam ,że troszkę zazdroszczę spotkania w tak miłym gronie. Pozdrawiam

Heather Woollove said...

Rachel--On the contrary...I think we were quite a new 'sensation' to the workers at that fiber mill! :)
Karolina--I know! I do feel a bit spoiled this summer with all of my fun felting trips! :)

FeltersJourney said...

You have had a wonderful summer Heather! A felters' dream :)
Isn't it lovely when you find some treasures to bring home and play with?!
xoxo

Heather Woollove said...

Deborah--You're right! I've been so busy, sorting out my 'post-vacation' life, I'm not even sure where I stashed my fun new supplies! (Note to self--find them!) :)

Terriea Kwong said...

Heather, you've a fabulous felting year 2013. Not only the creative and unique items you made, you also inspire us the amazing techniques. Thanks for your good company,

Heather Woollove said...

Terriea-Thanks! I look forward to your good company again, too, when we sort out our next adventure! :)