On October 26th to 28th I will be teaching needle-felting polar bears and penguins at Denman College, Marcham in Oxfordshire. For more information go to www.denman.org.uk
Wool Sheep’s wool makes lovely felt but there are many breeds of sheep and the felting qualities vary enormously. There are many websites that will give you advice on the type of wool which felts best for your needs and the best will be happy to discuss with you either by email or by a […]
Felt is a non-woven textile that is made by shrinking or matting fibres together to make an impenetrable fabric, that can be cut without fraying or degrading the edges. Felt can be made from all wool fibres and other animal fibres such as alpaca, cashmere, angora and even buffalo. The basic treatment is either by […]
I am taking part in the selling exhibition at the Woodstock Museum in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, as part of the Oxfordshire Craft Guild’s annual Christmas event. Beginning on November 15th 2018 until December 23rd 2018. Entrance free. Join me at the Christmas Art and Craft Fair at Burgh House in New End, Hampstead on December 2nd.
Felt is the oldest textile known to man, believed to be some 8000 years old. It is made without sewing or weaving and is a non-constructed fabric. There are many stories for the discovery of felt. One such story concerns a Prophet walking across a desert in the dim and distant past to preach to […]