Make your own Felt Slippers - a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Cycle Cafe near Penrith and Ullswater

Make your own Felt Slippers - a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Cycle Cafe near Penrith and Ullswater

Duration: 1 day 9.30am - 4pm

Price: £68

Run by: Quirky Workshops at Greystoke Cycle Cafe

Contact: Annie Swarbrick

01768 483984

Greystoke Cycle Cafe
Greystoke
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0UT

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About the Course

Learn how to make a pair of your very own seamless felt slippers, moulded cleverly to your feet, unique and warm in every way. Make them as plain or as fancy as you like!

About Marieke- Marieke is a very talented and largely self-taught felt artist who happened upon the history of felt and felting whilst examining the use of wool in sustainable living and her environment workshops. She loves the fact that many fleeces now sadly discarded by farmers can be reworked through felting into something equally beautiful and useful that will last for many years, so creating a further positive impact locally.

With roots in both of Holland and Wales, Marieke now lives in the Eden Valley and runs workshops in textiles, the environment and sustainability, taking inspiration from her beautiful Morland village in the Eden Valley.

She is a former student of Debra Esterhuizen who also recognised her considerable talent and has encouraged her throughout. We are very much looking forward to her classes here at Greystoke

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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 in the Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden 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 from our friendly family run Cycle Cafe Tea Garden 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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Course Start Dates

Friday 16th March 2018
Wednesday 20th June 2018
Friday 9th November 2018

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