Tag: felting

Wool to Eternity – a Summer School for all who love wool, any skill level

‘Wool to Eternity’ a Summer School for all who love wool, any skill level or none at all – Spin, Knit, Felt, Dye. A three day summer break that will feel like heaven. Three professional teachers who love what they do, guarantee fun and success for anyone who loves wool, from complete beginners to those who […]

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The van that can

Dye and spin silk hankies

dye and spin silk hankies

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Spin on a great wheel, make batts, try a blending board, have a great day out

Spin on the great wheel, make batts, try a blending board at the studio, Albany lodge/ Or just bring your wheel and have a spinning day out. From Beginner to Bored this is a sure and certain way to be inspired! Includes three course lunch and regular refreshments of all kinds…! Working at home can’t […]

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Spinners and Weavers day of lovely woolliness

Spinners, weavers day of lovely woolliness and make a felt bowl.All you need is a pinny, towel, some bubble wrap and merino or BFL tops in nice colours if you have any – but don’t worry if not as Jackie at Purlwise has kindly offered to bring her stash of lovely coloured tops so you […]

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Rainbow dyeing

Rainbow dyeing and day of lovely woolliness. Bring your handspun skeins, apron and dye pot if you have one – everything else is supplied. Inspirational event for everyone from Beginner to Bored and a sure and certain way to be inspired! Includes three course lunch and regular refreshments of all kinds…! Working at home can’t […]

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Spinners and Weavers day of lovely woolliness

Spinners and weavers day of lovely woolliness. Inspirational event for everyone from Beginner to Bored and a sure and certain way to be inspired! Includes three course lunch and regular refreshments of all kinds…! Working at home can’t compete with the buzz of enthusiasm and excitement you get when others affirm your work and share […]

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Spin Away Weekend

Spin Away Weekend retreat for spinners, weavers, dyers, knitters and felters at the light, warm and spacious Visitor Centre at Loddington. Designed for those with some knowledge of their craft, this could be a weekend to Dye for. Or the perfect answer to a those just Dying for a weekend away. Plenty of peace and space to enjoy woolly things […]

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Felt pots by Carol

We had great fun at the December workshop making pots from top quality merino which felts very easily. My camera does not do justice to the colour of these pots…

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More felt pots

Pots in secondary colours – I can’t remember who made these…..

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Little Felt Pots

Jackie demonstrated  a novel way of shaping with her Primary pots at our workshop in December. The secondary colour ones looked very promising too but she didn’t get time to finish them at the workshop 

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Make your own colour wheel and something felty

Starts at 11am with coffee and  cake Morning programme 11.15 Make your own Colour wheel to help manage colour in spinning and weaving. 12.15 Long draw spinning lesson. 1.pm Shared lunch – bring what you like 1.30 ‘Colour in Yarndesign’ DVD by Deb Menz part  2.00pm-4.30  Make a felt pot in harmonious colours Fibre for […]

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