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Christine Waygood. Contemporary Textiles.

Contact name: Christine Waygood
21
Total bookings
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almost 8 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

I have an established background in designing and making textiles, working primarily with wool. With a passion for colour, I work with machine knitted and felted wearables and soft furnishings, which I applique, embellish or stitch. I have become fascinated by hand felting for the freedom of colour mixing, mark making and sculptural possibilities it offers, which I find very exciting .

Courses, kits & gifts

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A one day felt making course designing and making your own pair of cosy slippers. in the Forest of Dean
Next date: 1st Feb 2023
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A One-day Feltmaking Course to Make a Fabulous Felt Hat in the Beautiful Forest of Dean.
Next date: 1st Feb 2023
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Bags, Vessels, and Green men! Using resists to make an item of your choice.
Next date: 1st Feb 2023
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Inspirational course covering wet felting and Nuno techniques in the beautiful Forest of Dean
Next date: 4th Feb 2023
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Inspirational Feltmaking using 3d techniques to make toys, jewellery and decorations in the Forest of Dean.
Next date: 1st Feb 2023
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Make a beautiful felt bag in The Forest Of Dean
Next date: 1st Feb 2023

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
18 Sep 22'

Mary reviewed: Inspirational course covering wet felting and Nuno techniques in the beautiful Forest of Dean

"I had a fabulous day with Christine on 2nd September 2022. The workshop is held in a lovely light workshop in Christine's garden. I have no experience of felting but by the end of the day I had lots of information and practice and lots of inspiration for future makes. We made multicoloured felt circles and turned them into 3D flowers but if flowers were not your thing I felt that Christine could adapt the course to your needs. Lunch of home grown produce and home made cider went down very well."

1 Aug 22'

Trish Gilbert reviewed: A one day felt making course designing and making your own pair of cosy slippers. in the Forest of Dean

"Excellent course. Everything explained clearly and lovely lunch"

Christine Waygood. Contemporary Textiles. responded:

" Thank you Trish, enjoy your slippers!"

29 Apr 22'

Funmi reviewed: A one day felt making course designing and making your own pair of cosy slippers. in the Forest of Dean

"A fun course, stretching the beauty from felt. I wondered how the bare felt would become a slipper at the onset and before my very eyes to my amazement things gradually took shape. A great day at a beautiful location, Christine was an amazing hostess and teacher all round. I look forward to my next course :-)"

Christine Waygood. Contemporary Textiles. responded:

" Thank you Funmi! I hope you had a good journey home and I'll see you again before too long. Chris"

30 Mar 22'

Caroline Prosser-Lodge reviewed: A One-day Feltmaking Course to Make a Fabulous Felt Hat in the Beautiful Forest of Dean.

"I had a great time making my unique wet felted hat with Christine! The day was enjoyable throughout, very relaxed. Lunch included, a very sociable time. Amazing to see the felting process turn gradually little shreds of wool into a wearable garment. Many thanks to Christine and her husband."

Christine Waygood. Contemporary Textiles. responded:

" Thank you Caroline. I had a great time too. I hope you'll enjoy wearing your hat, and look forward to seeing you again when you need a pair of slippers . Do come over to see us when the studio is open in July."

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