Experimental Feltmaking day course covering basic flat felt techniques: Designing and making images and patterns, pre-felts, Layering and all you need to get started as a felt maker!
You will be shown how to design your own pattern or picture from an image or source of your own choice (don't worry if you haven't got any ideas, I've got lots of books and samples to inspire you) for either a wall hanging, cushion, scarf, or...
This course explores a variety of methods to different shapes and sizes of containers for decorative planters and vessels.Felt is a great medium for growing plants in, and it can be made into planters of almost any shape or colour.
This is a one day course covering ideas for several different types of planters, or vessels which can be used for vases or lighting.
We will cover free standing felt vessels and hanging baskets ,...
This is a really fun course for beginners to create your own special child's toy. We will be exploring ways of making soft toys and puppets, both by using both wet and dry methods of felt making. You will be shown ways of making birds and animals ,and of ways of sculpting them using needle felting.
I will be covering a range of ideas and techniques for making a variety of soft toys in time...
- Next course on 9th November 2019
Learn to make your own beautiful felt bag on this one day course!
You will be shown how different styles of bags are made. How to add handles, flaps or a pocket, and to design the pattern, then helped to make a bag to your own design.
You can never have too many bags!
Felt is one of the earliest fabrics to be made, occurring throughout the world, and used extensively for everything from hats...
- Next course on 12th October 2019
Discover how to make a pair of cosy felt slippers which mould to your feet, and are wonderfully comfortable. Learn how to make the template which you will use as the former, then how to adapt it and decorate it to suit your own design, and how to build up layers of wool to felt into a seamless pair of slippers, ready to decorate .
Learn to make your own beautiful felt hat!
On this course, you will be shown how to design your own hat, working from a basic template,which you can then personalise by adding flaps, flowers, tassels, bobbles or any other decoration you can think of !
I have been making, and teaching felt making for many years now, and have developed this range of courses to cover basic felt-making techniques, to produce a finished item during...