Course Provider: Old Bank Studios
Contact Name: Beverley Caleno
Telephone: 01255 242930
19 Kings Quay Street
Course Length: 10am-4pm
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Make a felted bag at this one day wet felting workshop with Kris Marriott - absolute beginners welcome.
Wet felting is the method by which wool fibres are soaked and then formed into fabric by rubbing and rolling.
With Kris you will learn how to lay fibres in alternate directions, build them up in layers and add embellishments such as silks, threads, different fibres and even sparkles. Then discover how the basic form of the bag is made before using soap, water and a lot of manipulation to allow the magic to happen.
There will be a choice of different sizes an styles you can attempt and by the end of the day you will be taking home a damp but finished piece of work.
Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art, craft and textile courses and work-shops. Based in a glorious Edwardian banking hall, our fully equipped studios provide ideal spaces where students can work in a relaxed, ambient atmosphere. Located in the heart of Old Harwich, we are just a few yards from the Electric Palace Cinema.
Harwich Town Railway Station is less than a five minute walk away, with hourly trains to Manningtree, where there are mainline connections to Colchester, Chelmsford, London, Ipswich and Norwich. If you are coming by car, there is normally plenty of on road parking, otherwise there is a public car park a one minute walk away. It is always possible to drop off right at our front doors.
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What's included in the price?
This full day workshop includes all materials, a homemade cooked lunch and refreshments.
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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