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Debra Esterhuizen

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The Hayloft, Greyber
Maulds Meaburn
penrith, Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 3HX

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Debra Esterhuizen's Courses

Felt art - felt-making workshop - with Debra Esterhuizen, Kendal, Cumbria
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Felt art - felt-making workshop - with Debra Esterhuizen, Kendal, Cumbria
Online & Cumbria - Next course on 28th September 2019
£55
The one day workshop is in Debra's studio in Cumbria which is a delight for the senses. It is in a large colourful shop selling felting provisions and ethnic fair trade goods. You will learn how to create stunning pieces of textural felt art, abstract and landscapes/floral using a wonderful selection of merino wool (over 120 colours), silks of all kinds and colours, and different breeds of wool as well as other fibres. Debra is a calm and experienced teacher who loves sharing her skills. You will leave feeling calmer...
Felt art and meditation holiday / Retreat  in the Scottish Hebrides or The French Alps
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Felt art and meditation holiday / Retreat in the Scottish Hebrides or The French Alps
Savoie - Next course on 27th April 2020
£950
Debra runs fabulous sell out felting holidays in both the French Alps and the Scottish Hebrides where people return again and again. The retreats accommodate between 6-8 people. Both locations are in fabulous 5 * houses both of which can be found on the web for a closer inspection. ISLE OF COLL- an amazingly stylish and contemporary house surrounded by beaches. FRANCE -Chalet Nantailly Haute Luce. This is a wonderful retreat in the stunning French Alps with Mont Blanc views from your window. You will stay in a fabulous 5...
Felt slippers - felt-making workshop with Debra Esterhuizen
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Felt slippers - felt-making workshop with Debra Esterhuizen
Cumbria - Next course on 20th September 2019
£60
This course is for experts and beginners. I will show you how to create a wonderfully woolly warm pair of slippers fitted to your own feet. We will employ the wet felting method of felting using colourful merino fleece dyed with non toxic dye from a choice of several beautiful colours. This method is very easy but does require some elbow grease! Stage by stage I will show you all you need to know on how to tease out the fibres, agitate them and fix them with soap and water...
Nuno felt-making scarf workshop with Debra Esterhuizen
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Nuno felt-making scarf workshop with Debra Esterhuizen
Cumbria - Next course on 9th November 2019
£65
You will learn how to wet felt using a Japanese technique called Nuno felting where you will learn how to amalgamate silks, chiffons and merino wool (no sewing). Using these techniques you will create a wrap/scarf which is beautifully light and delicate yet extremely strong, suitable for both winter and summer use. Debra has a fabulous studio which will inspire your choice of colours. Debra has taught over 2000 people during her ten years of felt making but she also draws on her lifelong experience of lecturing (previously in Psychology)....
Wet felt-making handbags in Kendal with Debra Esterhuizen
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Wet felt-making handbags in Kendal with Debra Esterhuizen
Cumbria - Next course on 7th December 2019
£60
You will be delighted with Debra's studio, a feast for the senses and the soul, full of colour and bursting with resources in beautiful large Ethnic shop. In one day you will learn all the skills you need in order to wet felt a handbag of any shape using a plastic resist. There will be no seams. You can purchase leather handbag straps from Debra and hardware (buckles and D rings) or you can learn how to make an integral wet felted handle/strap. The bag will have lots of silks...