Feltworld - Creative Arts reviews

9 Jan 22'

Tracey robinson reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"Lovely days course. Lovely friendly instructor. Well taught with good advice."

9 Jan 22'

Hollie reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"Spent a lovely day learning the techniques required for batik. Barbara was really helpful and friendly. She gave us lots of hints and tips and helped where a couple of us were having difficulties. It was very easy to follow along with her guidance. Thank you Barbara :)"

9 Jan 22'

Julia Tolley reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"A very enjoyable and productive day. Barbara's knowledge and tips mean anyone can get something from the day. Her teaching style is very supportive of all levels of student. A thoroughly enjoyable day."

9 Jan 22'

Nicky Pike reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"A fantastic beginners course. Barbara is a very friendly and interesting teacher, clearly very knowledgable about Batik as well as lots of other crafts. At the beginning we found the technique challenging, and harder than it looked. After practice we all ended up with final pieces we were very pleased with. Thanks Barbara!"

7 Dec 21'

Sue reviewed: Needle felted animals or pictures

"What a lovely way to spend some time learning a new craft. Barbara let us choose what we would like to make in our half day class for beginners, she was very patient with us and we all went home happy with a recognisable felt animal!"

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Hi Sue, your needle felted mouse, penguin and robins were so cute. Well done and maybe a large hare next time :-) :-)!"

5 Dec 21'

Frayne Bianchi reviewed: Alcohol Ink Painting

"The alcohol ink day was completely absorbing. Barbara had everyone relaxed and over any hesitance quickly. We were shown a number of techniques to explore. Came away with the confidence and enthusiasm to jump in on my own. Would recommend this course, fun and a good introduction to alcohol inks."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" You picked up the techniques and ran with them and created some beautiful pieces of art,especially the glass bauble and the ceramic tile. Have fun exploring alcohol inks and I would love to see your creations sometime :-) . Best wishes"

13 Nov 21'

jackie Rizzo reviewed: Painting with wool & silk fibres - Feltmaking

"Great workshop, thank you."

13 Nov 21'

Heather Higgins reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"Excellent content and tuition today on my course with Barbara, I feel far more confident now and I’m really pleased with both my practice and my finished pieces. Such a lovely enjoyable afternoon!"

8 Nov 21'

James reviewed: Feltmaking OOH the choices!

"Barbara's wet felting workshop gave me an opportunity to be creative in a different medium. My wet felted landscape picture is now framed and hangs on a wall at home. It was good fun making the picture and was helped by clear instruction in a relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Thank you James. I am really pleased that you enjoyed the feltmaking day. Your landscape picture looked fabulous in its frame. Regards Barbara"

17 Oct 21'

Sheila Martin reviewed: Alcohol Ink Painting

"Fantastic introduction to Alcohol Ink Painting. So much information and technics all very well explained. Can’t wait to create more masterpieces at home. Thank you for the cake and Prosecco an added bonus."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Sheila, It was a pleasure to teach you , you have a lovely sense of colour and created some beautiful pictures. Hope to meet you again :-) ."

17 Oct 21'

Michelle reviewed: Alcohol Ink Painting

"Fantastic day creating & playing with Inks. Learnt lots of tips & tricks & have lots of samples to take away. Rediscovered my creative Mojo & will carry on for many happy hours now. Thank you so much xx"

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" I am so please that you have got in touch with your creative side again, you made some lovely pieces using the many techniques....time to play more now :-) ....how exciting and have fun :-)."

17 Oct 21'

Gilly Haines reviewed: Alcohol Ink Painting

"Had a fabulous day ….. Barbara is a really good tutor …. Loved doing it … learnt a lot …. Really addictive…."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Thank you Gilly, It was great to teach you this fabulous art form. Your pictures are very powerful and show a great knowledge of colour and form. I look forward to seeing what you achieve with the alcohol inks in the future :-)."

2 Oct 21'

Dave reviewed: Alcohol Ink Painting

"Alcohol inks is a fascinating art medium - quite different to watercolour or oil painting. It is great fun to use. The workshop included lots of techniques which Barbara demonstrated. She also gave us lots of time and material for us to experiment with for ourselves as well as offering encouragement and advice on our individual pieces. An excellent workshop. Thank you."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Thank you , It was great to teach you Dave. Loved your use of colour mixing using the alcohol inks."

2 Oct 21'

Jan hancock reviewed: Alcohol Ink Painting

"Fabulous, really interesting. I have had a wonderful day. Barbara is an excellent tutor. I have learnt alot today. I will definitely be attending another one of Barbaras courses. Cant wait."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" It was a pleasure to teach you. I loved your pictures and I am excited to see what you do next with your alcohol inks. :-)"

24 Sep 21'

Sharon Morris reviewed: Feltmaking OOH the choices!

"I attended a wet felting course. It was really enjoyable, informative and relaxed. Barbara was a great teacher and made it feel easy. I learnt a lot and produced a lovely picture that I am going to get framed. Thanks Barbara. I will be back!"

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Thank you Sharon, It was a pleasure to teach you. Loved your design and use of merino and incorporating silks and hemp into your beautiful picture. Looking forward to seeing what else you create next time :-) .Best regards Barbara"

22 Sep 21'

Lucy reviewed: Feltmaking OOH the choices!

"I had a really good time at this workshop. Barbara is very informative, with lots of tips and advice for the beginner felt maker. I made a scarf that I’m very proud of and will be wearing every chance I get."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Lucy, your scarf looked brilliant, well done. It will look fab with so many colours. I hope its the start of making many more creations in feltmaking :-))."

29 Aug 21'

Diane reviewed: Feltmaking OOH the choices!

"I have just had a FANTASTIC day with Barbara learning to wet felt...and make a footstool! Absolutely absorbing from start to finish, Barbara is so knowledgeable and encouraging. The tea and cake were also lovely! I will definitely be back. Thankyou so much Barbara"

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Arhh thank you so much Diane :-). It was all my pleasure as I had a great day teaching you. Your footstool looked beautiful and you picked up the techniques like a pro :-). Looking forward to your next creative adventure with me."

8 Aug 21'

Sandra Webb reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"A most enjoyable session learning how to create batik. Steady pace and about the right length to experience and try a new skill. What not to enjoy, I’d recommend giving it a go."

8 Aug 21'

Mandy Jarvis reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"Had a good day learning batik with hot wax and now proudly framed and displayed my picture to remind me of the fun I had and how Barbara was so helpful and had a positive outlook on my results!"

7 Aug 21'

Carol bonfield reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"My 3rd course with Barbara and as enjoyable and informative as ever. I had never done batik before and Barbara was very helpful every step of the way but knowing when to step in without taking over. I will be back to try the advanced course. Loved it!"

7 Aug 21'

Gilly Haines reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"Loved today’s batik course!!! Lovely being out in the garden in the marquee in the rain!!! ?? Learned a lot from Barbara!!! Really pleased with what I’ve done and will definitely be coming back for more! Barbara is a very calm relaxed tutor and very helpful !!!"

7 Aug 21'

Karen Smith reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"Fabulous day very relaxed, informative, learnt a new skill batik with hot wax. Barbara is very helpful and attentive. Great cake too! Plenty of time to experiment and gain confidence in this technique, well paced course feel I’ve learnt a new skill …. Thank you! Will be back."

2 Aug 21'

Justine Halifax reviewed: Painting with beeswax & dyes - Batik Pictures

"I attended the batik painting course with my teenage daughter and we had a fabulous time. Barbara was wonderful, very patient, very informative and very welcoming. We thoroughly enjoyed learning the art of batik under her expert tuition and we would love to return to do other courses with her, including her alcohol inks course. I would highly recommend Barbara's courses."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Thank you for the fabulous review Justine, I am so pleased that you and Milly enjoyed your day and created such lovely batik paintings. I will look forward to teaching you alcohol inks in the future :-) ."

11 Jul 21'

Julie reviewed: Needle felted animals or pictures

"We had a wonderful time making rabbits with Barbara on this course. A small group and everyone was so friendly, can’t remember when we laughed so much and had so much fun. Great day out, got more confidence to have a go at making more needle felted creations."

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" I'm so pleased that you had a great day :-) and you both made the cutest characterful bunnies ever lol. There is the more advanced needle felting armature technique to learn next. Keep creating. Barbara"

10 Jul 21'

Felicity reviewed: Needle felted animals or pictures

"A fabulous morning spent making a lovely unicorn. Despite my ambitious ideas Barbara was helpful, friendly and enthusiastic. Thank you for a lovely morning!"

Feltworld - Creative Arts responded:

" Thank you and well done for jumping in with both feet and creating an intermediate cute unicorn :-) . I do hope that you continue with needle felting. Barbara"

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