We are having a blast with Catherine Marchant while she is giving the class on Free Form Yarn Dyeing.

She is showing us fun and fast ways to dye yarn. I love the Juice dyeing.

Here are a few pieces she made on the first day, Wet and dry.

So many cool things could be created with these skeins. Which I could keep them!

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yarn dyeing

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All classes are fun at Curious Mondo but when Jodi McRaney-Rusho is the instructor, something magical happens. The chat lights on fire.

It is such a unique experience. Her last class was Recycled Glass Jewelry Making Online Course.

Take a look at just some of the pieces covered in the course. Just a taste because there were many more:

Recycled Glass Jewelry Making Online Course


Some necklaces and bracelets on the first day.

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These girls are ready for power tools!

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Amazing effect on some of the glass pieces!

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Clear glass jewelry on Jodi’s neck

She also made a glass jewelry kit available and people went crazy over it. On the online course’s page you can see more pieces available inside the course.

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This time we start a series of online courses on wire wrapping.

The first one was basic wire wrapping.

Shahar Boyayan and Jakob Jennings were the instructors, Scott Romig the host and the audience loved them.

Six full hours of pure content and a lot of wire wrapped pieces made.

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There was a small glitch with the live streaming on the second day but people kept having fun in the chat until things were back to normal. People in the chat made comments that Jakob is so cute and talented and Shahar funny and entertaining. Guess they make a good duo!

Here is a sneak peak on the online course on wire wrapping

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We had a blast this week with the online course Watercolor portraits with Colleen Reynolds!

Colleen Reynolds came back with another online course. This time on Watercolor portraits.

Colleen not only is an excellent artist, she teaches like no one else.

Nashlah Boyayan was the host for this class. They work really well together

These are just some of the portraits covered during the class.

Online Course on Watercolor Portraits



She also gave an online class on Watercolor basics and one on Flat washes in watercolour.

Colleen is busy now moving to another city but we hope to have her teaching at Curious Mondo again in the near future.

Here is a sneak peak of her online course on Watercolour Portraits

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Here is a recap on the online course on crochet planned color pooling by Kim Sorensen

This was Kim’s first online course at Curious Mondo and she rocked!

Shahar Boyayan was the host for this course. She tried a little bit of crochet pooling on camera but that didn’t go very far.

She knows so much about crochet pooling and she is so good teaching. People fell in love with her. She got tons of questions and the audience was really excited to get their projects started.

This was not a short tutorial but a 9 hour course. In-depth so people could become masters in planned color pooling

She showed several variations, patterns and styles of planned color pooling. The gifts for the chat drawing were also incredible.

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A simple and effective way to dry your wet felted projects faster. Works great for felted beads and felted jewelry!

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We interviewed Tracey McCracken Palmer with BonnieBlink Studio about her wet felted paintings. Amazing work and she shares her felting technique with us.


Tracey McCracken Palmer

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This week on Felting TV we show you the different types of needles for needle felting and the purpose for each one. Happy felting!

Felting needles are barbed needles used to interlock wool fibers. As the felting needle is moved up and down, the barbs on the needles catch the scales of the wool and entangle them creating a material called felt.

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Planned Color Pooling is a cool new course we will have for those that love crochet and knitting. Kim Sorensen has a fun technique with several different designs you can make.

So save your seat Planned Color Pooling

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This week I show you how to make felted balls with the wet felting technique. I’m your host, Shahar Boyayan.

Felt balls are made with wet felting process. Wet felting is great for several quick projects as well as very elaborate ones

felted balls

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