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Weekend Felt-making Course

Weekend Felt-making Course

Address:
Flatford Mill Field Centre
East Bergholt
Suffolk
CO7 6UL

Course Length: 4 days

Price: £344

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Course Start Dates
Friday 18th August 2017

Description:

Tutor: Annette Morgan
Friday 18 August to Monday 21st August 2017

If you have never tried felt making - now is your chance! We will explore this age-old craft and give it a contemporary twist with some hand and machine stitching.

On day one of this workshop Annette will teach you how to make hand-made felt, and we will use the imagery of nature surrounding Flatford Mill to design a larger piece of felt using different coloured pre-felts.

Nuno felt will be the focus of day two, which is a very delicate felt on a cotton silk base

On day three we will investigate the use of hand and machine stitching to enhance your piece of textile art!

Annette Morgan is an international award winning quilt maker, teacher [Cert Ed], author and qualified quilt judge [Quilters' Guild of the British Isles 2005]. She has held various posts within the Quilters Guild including Vice President [1999 - 2001] and President [2001 - 2003] and founded Contemporary Quilt, a specialist interest group of the Quilters Guild.

She has taught City and Guilds Patchwork and Quilting, and machine embroidery to Diploma level for the last 15 years as well as teaching freelance at home and abroad. She is also a tutor on the QGBI International Quilt Judging course.

What's included in the price?

The fee also includes accommodation in your own room. Please enquire about the fees for shared room occupancy as well as non-residential rates (tuition only).
Full board accommodation including cooked breakfast, picnic lunch, homemade cakes and an evening meal. Vegetarian and other dietary option available.
Up to 8 hours teaching time a day, plus relaxing breaks for meals and refreshments.
Tea and coffee making facilities available throughout the day.
Use of resources including library, workrooms, studios and the Centre grounds.
Transport during the courses.
Insurance to cover cancellation, personal belongings, personal accident, legal liability and medical emergency.

If you choose to be a non-resident on a residential course, the fee will include all the above except accommodation and breakfast.


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