Finding myself home alone for a weekend, it was the perfect opportunity to finally make some more dye bundles. Since attending Fabienne Dorsman-Rey’s eco-printing workshop in the New Forest last month I haven’t had much time to practice all that I’ve learned, so it was with much joy that I set to.
Another month, another workshop: This time it was hat making with a small but determined bunch of students. Over two days, they learned to measure and prepare a resist to felt around, how to lay out fibres evenly, how to achieve a seamless, strong finish and ways to set the final shape. Hard to believe, […]
Last weekend I was joined by six enthusiastic students for two days of nuno felting. Ranging from complete felt novice to experienced feltmaker, they all arrived with an open mind and a willingness to experiment with colour and texture. It really is a joy to watch the felt take shape and the excitement of the […]