Festive Wool Decorations and Rag Rug Wreaths
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Festive Wool Decorations . 1st December 2018
Discover how to upcycle old woollen blankets and turn them into unique and fun festive wool decorations.
A jolly, colourful workshop making a string of standing wool Christmas Trees and baubles. Using upcycled woollen fabrics including brightly dyed blankets. We will coil and quill the shapes to make attractive decorations and lovely gifts whilst learning the skills to make a wide range of other items which will be on display.
Rag Rug Wreath.
Festive fun making a textile wreath using recycled fabrics and rag rug making
At this workshop you will discover the rag rug making techniques of prodding and hooking whilst making a beautiful festive wreath.
Mounted on a frame and decorated with cones these rag rug wreaths make great presents and delightful, enduring decorations for the home.
This is the ultimate upcycling craft; to give old worn wool blankets and rags a completely new lease of life.
There will be lots of tips on cutting and dyeing the blankets. All tools and materials will be provided and more will be for sale on the day for you to continue some creative upcycling at home.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Sue Clow is a local textile artist with 30 years experience in textile recycling and designing.
She has experimented with many different textile techniques and sells tools and kits as
well as her handmade crafts… See more on her website
This workshop is suitable for all abilities, including beginners.
All tools and materials will be provide by Sue. There will be a £5 charge for materials payable directly to Sue on the day. Please bring your own sharp scissors .Teas and coffee is provided but please bring a packed lunch.
Please book for the workshops with Mara at Denmark Farm
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Course Start DatesSaturday 1st December 2018
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