• Marsha Neal Studio Class Schedule

    Sarafina Fiber Art Certified Needle Felting Classes and Marsha Neal Studio Needle Felted and Jewelry Classes are typically taught in person through: Bellefonte Arts. 803-C Brandywine Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19809 Blue Santa Beads. 1165 West Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063 If my schedule allows, I do travel locally to teach smaller classes (such as bead […]

  • Needle Felted Krampus Head

    I wanted to make some needle felted Krampus ornaments for the holidays. Better late than never!

  • Art Elements Bee Theme Blog Hop

    This month’s Art Elements Blog theme was Bees. So many ideas buzz around in my brain when it comes to insects. Bees are one of those insects that I do really enjoy, but can be annoying if they are not happy with you. So I try to keep them happy by planting lots of flowering […]

  • Art Elements Gnome Blog Hop

    This months theme for the Art Elements Blog Hop is Gnomes. I was delighted that Jenny picked this theme because I’ve got a thing for gnomes and love making them out of wool. You can see some previous posts I’ve written up about Bottle Toppers and Gnome Ornaments. I usually create these gnomes with a […]

  • How To Finish Ribbon Ends

    I have been selling Ute’s hand painted silk ribbons (2mm round cord, Silky Ribbon and Fairy Ribbon) since 2004, and the question I receive most is: How do I finish the ends of these silks? And instantly my brain is overwhelmed because there are so many ways! When I am looking for jewelry inspiration these […]

  • Art Elements Theme Reveal Monthly Blog Hop for October: Eyes

    Another month has flown by and it is time for the Art Elements Blog Hop for the October theme: Eyes. This is such a fun theme that I am definitely going to explore a bit more as there is so much beauty and emotion through the eyes. I will definitely be revisiting this theme a […]

  • Art Elements Blog Hop September Theme: Foliage

    It is time for the September Art Elements Blog Hop reveal for the theme: Foliage. Here is the intro post and reveal post from Caroline. This is such a great theme and I cannot wait to see what everyone shares (read to the bottom for the list of blog hop participants). Thanks for taking the […]

  • Art Elements August Theme: Octopus Blog Hop Reveal

    I love that Claire picked Octopus as our August theme (Art Elements Blog). They are one of the most interesting creatures that inhabit the oceans here on our planet. I love how they can transform their body shape and move super slinkily. A few years ago I made these needle felted octopus, and I always […]

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Handmade Component Bazaar One Day Artist Show November 1, 2018

I am keeping pace with at least 1 Facebook Group show a month through January 2019. This month I will have my work for sale in the Handmade Component Bazaar Group. I start listing items around 10am EST on Nov. 1st and clear the wall on Nov. 2 around 8am (cleared by 10am for the […]

Art Elements Monthly Theme: Petroglyphs

Welcome to my post for the October Art Elements Blog Theme Reveal: Petroglyphs. Karen discusses what Petroglyphs are in her theme intro post from Oct. 2, 2018, and I do not really delve into carving stone to create, but rather into earth clay, which is then hardened into ceramic material by the heat and temperatures […]

One Sweet Bead Market One Day Artist Show October 2, 2018

I’ve been working at making some new beads for my October 2, 2018 One Sweet Bead Market Facebook Group show, and here is a little peek. I have a blog post scheduled on Wednesday, October 3 over on ArtElements to show you how I make these Trapeze dangle bead earrings (I will have lots of […]