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Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops

Contact name: Heather Fiona Martin
40
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(60)
about 5 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

Heather Fiona Martin is a graduate of Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is an experienced felt maker who for over a decade has worked in educational and community settings. In addition to her community work she runs Purr & Wag It, fine art felted portraits. Heather holds an enhanced DBS certificate for children and vulnerable adults.

Courses, kits & gifts

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A day of felt making: 2D and 3D Wet Felting with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
Next date: 14th Jan 2023
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Christmas 100% felt Mistletoe Sprig with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
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Christmas Everlasting Mistletoe
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Christmas Everlasting Mistletoe Wreath
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Christmas Everlasting mistletoe wreath by Tabletop Workshops
Next date: 17th Sep 2023
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Christmas Mistletoe sprig - Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
Next date: 17th Sep 2023
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Decorative felt pebbles - sets of five or eight
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Felt Pictures-Painting with fibres - intro to 2D wet felting/felt making inspired by your own image with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
Next date: 14th Jan 2023
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Felt plant pots for cactus and other small indoor plants
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Felted abstract collage using pre-felt with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
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Felted collages using pre-felt MATERIALS ONLY kit by Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
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Felted pebbles and stones MATERIALS ONLY Kit by Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
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Felted pebbles with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
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Intro to 3D wet felting; make a small vessel using a resist with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
Next date: 14th Jan 2023
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Pre-felt Abstract Painting inspired by Braque & Matisse or make some word art with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
Next date: 15th Jan 2023
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Seam free vessels wet felting MATERIALS ONLY kit by Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops
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unique pet portrait felted paintings of the animals you love
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Wet felted vessels - seam free! With Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
19 Nov 22'

Janet reviewed: Intro to 3D wet felting; make a small vessel using a resist with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops

"I took the class with Heather last Saturday and found it to be very enjoyable and useful. She is an excellent teacher, keeping very much to the subject and patiently helping us with the details. Our equipment was laid out in a way that made it easy to use. Alongside this Heather had made delicious cakes, and provided music that gave the session a relaxing ambience. Directions to the workshop were clear so it was easy for me to find. I would recommend a workshop with Heather, and am inspired to continue with wet felting."

20 Jun 22'

Thaleia reviewed: Intro to 3D wet felting; make a small vessel using a resist with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops

"Had an excellent and enjoyable afternoon with Heather teaching us about 3D felting. Heather explained everything clearly and in detail. She helped us understand the reasons behind our actions and the properties of wool and how they can affect the end results. We all came away with beautiful felted vessels which will be proudly displayed. I will definitely continue to experiment on my own and mix wet felting techniques with needle felting and embroidery. Highly recommend this course."

16 May 22'

Maya reviewed: Felt Pictures-Painting with fibres - intro to 2D wet felting/felt making inspired by your own image with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops

"This class was excellent and surpassed all of my expectations. Neither myself or my mum had ever done any felting before and we aren’t particularly artistically inclined. Heather was an excellent teacher and even made cake for us! She talked us through the process of creating the felt as we went, and provided us with everything we needed and every colour of felt under the sun. We were both able to produce a piece of felt that we were happy with thanks to heathers tuition and now have the building blocks to be able to create more. We may book on to the course again, and we would recommend the course to anyone!"

2 Mar 22'

Jo C reviewed: A day of felt making: 2D and 3D Wet Felting with Purr & Wag It, Tabletop Workshops

"Wonderful day! Heather is a very welcoming and warm host and bakes cakes that are delicious. All the teas are offered all day long and she gives so much help and information whilst still letting you do your own thing. Definitely came away with the knowledge and excitement to felt more on my own. Which is exactly what you want when you learn a new skill!"

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