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Debra Esterhuizen

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

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Debra Esterhuizen's Courses

Online & Cumbria - Next course on 28th September 2019
The one day workshop is in Debra's studio in Cumbria which is a delight for the senses. It is in a bright, inspirational and spacious old church now a community centre. Class sizes are 4-8. 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...
Savoie - Next course on 27th April 2020
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. This is a wonderful retreat in the stunning French Alps with Mont Blanc views from your window. You will stay in a fabulous 5 star chalet, high in the mountains equipped with saunas and hot tub. It is in May so the fields are stunningly beautiful full...
Cumbria - Next course on 20th September 2019
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...
Cumbria - Next course on 9th November 2019
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...
Cumbria - Next course on 13th September 2019
You will be delighted with Debra's studio, a feast for the senses and the soul, full of colour and bursting with resources in a beautiful old chapel. 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...