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Felt Art: 'Beaches or Flower Borders' with Marian May - a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater

Felt Art: 'Beaches or Flower Borders' with Marian May - a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater

Duration: 1 day 9.30am - 4.00pm

Price: £75

Book with: Annie Swarbrick
at Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Craft Garden (formerly Cycle Cafe)

Greystoke Craft Garden
Greystoke
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0UT
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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 15th April 2020

About the Course

Join felt artist Marian May and create your own wet felt art Beach or Flower border picture.

Marian will bring a variety of coloured merino wools, dyed silks, threads and other fibres used to create a richly textured wool picture. You will learn how to lay out the fibres, blend colours, create shapes and then use the wet felting technique which involves warm soapy water, and some rockin’ and rollin’. You can choose between a beach scene or a floral scene, and you may wish to bring a photo to work from for inspiration. There will be some shells and sea glass which you could include either by stitching or adding into the wool layers. A machine embroidery demonstration will be available on request (if there is time) but your piece will need to be embroidered at home on your own machine when your felt is dry.

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What's included in the price?

Welcome drinks : fresh coffee & home made biscuits, a lovely 2 course Aga lunch served in our farmhouse kitchen or outside on the Tea Lawn as soon as it's warm enough. To finish off the day, a freshly made Cream Tea (including Aga-baked scones, cream and jam).

Our days are considered special treats; many come back time and time again and often combine it with a short break to the Lake District.

We have been hosting and organising 'Quirky Workshops' since 2005 on the northern fringes of the Lake District. All our tutors are carefully hand selected experts and professionals and many considered as leading nationally in their field.



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  • Weekends

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