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Felt in the Factory

Contact Name: Kathie Barrs

Telephone: 07765185120

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Felt in the Factory
Bill Mills
Ross on Wye

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Felt in the Factory's Courses

Herefordshire - Next course on 25th August 2018
We'll be making a shoulder bag using the ancient technique of wet felt making. Each component - the body of the bag, the flap and the strap - will be made separately and attached together during the felting process. The studio is a wonderful environment for felt making: the groups are kept small so there's plenty of individual tuition.
Herefordshire - Next course on 23rd June 2018
On this workshop, we will be using Piiku wool to produce either a rug or a wall hanging incorporating your design. You will learn how to lay out the fibres and create your chosen image before beginning the technique of wet felting. Once the fibres have stabilised by hand, the rolling machine will be used to finish the process - saving both time and muscle power! The studio is a wonderful environment for felt making:...
Herefordshire - Next course on 21st July 2018
On this workshop, you’ll design your slippers, measure your feet and make a pattern from resist material, after calculating shrinkage rates. You’ll use Piiku wool (which you can buy at the studio) to make your slippers as it’s a tough and durable wool that felts very easily. Once you’ve felted and fulled your slippers, you will be able to embellish them with beads, flowers etc, and add a sew-on, non-slip sole (extra cost). The studio...