Course Provider: Wild Rose Escapes
Contact Name: Rosie Hazleton
Telephone: 01456 415454
Wild Rose Escapes
Course Length: 2 days
5 star rating, 3 reviewers.
Come and learn about fleece and felt something beautiful. We mostly use local Shetland fleece, which we have sorted and naturally dyed using local and ancient imported plant materials. On our weekend courses you can choose to make one large item, such as a a wall hanging or a Mongolian style floor mat, or perhaps you prefer to make a smaller item such as bags, purses or brooches. We teach wet felting techniques; hand felting, rolling and throwing. I spent some time in Mongolia, learning ancient techniques of felt-making over there. You can then finish it off by needle felting in any details you would like. Whichever, techniques you prefer they are all great fun and produce wonderful results! All our courses are based in the barn at Crochail woods, which is 100 acres of managed woodland in Strathglass on the edge of Cannich not far from Glen Affric in the Highlands of Scotland.
What's included in the price?
All materials are included in the weekend, we also provide a delicious homemade lunch. Inverness can be easily reached by train, bus or plane and there are connecting buses on to Cannich. We are happy to pick guests up from their accommodation if they are travelling by public transport. If you would like to join us for the weekend, there is an excellent campsite down the road which has camping pods and plenty or space, as well as a list of recommended B&B's on our website. Our neighbors also have a yurt in the woods which guests can stay in.
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