with the Sussex Felt Lady
Felting Workshops, Felt 'Objets' and commissions.
Strange and Unpleasant Times
In these days of Lockdown and of Social Distancing we all still need fun, relaxing things to do, and lots of us have Felting, or would like to give Felting a go.
So I have started a small series of tutorials for you to follow at home.
Tutorials I want to make easy to follow, unlike some You-Know-Who-Tube ones, but still satisfying to complete.
Please have a look, and have a go.
Needle Felting & Wet Felting Workshops, Delights and Ideas.
I teach needle felting and wet felting in small, popular workshops.
What are Needle Felting and Wet Felting?
They are ways of binding wool together to make decorative and useful things. They are traditional craft skills with no chemicals, no nasty bits …but wool is made from animals!
There is more here on the About page.
I always like to get people to start with the Essential Needle Felting workshop, as it really enables you to get felting, but in a way that works for you. See here for details, dates & available places.
For 2020 there are some exciting new workshops including decorated Eggs, a woolly sheep, an exotic Butterfly and a crafty Crocodile head.
Monthly up-dates, with new workshops added regularly.
Wet felting this year begins with a gorgeous floral necklace, with leaves and curly tendrils.
Christmas & Specials
For Christmas (yes, Christmas 2020) there will be Angels, Reindeer Heads, Christmas Stockings and Wreaths which will start in October.
Held in my home in St Leonards on Sea (workshop details here), the workshops are all half day. But you never know a full day may creep in.
They are limited in number (maximum of 5) as I’ve found it’s more fun and better learning that way, and come with most things supplied. Some of the special workshops need special tools. They aren’t expensive but I’ll advise you in advance and have them in stock.
The half day workshop include home baked cake. Yippee! and you have the pleasure in meeting Megan, my ace number one Bouvier des Flandres (posh way of saying – dog).
Coffee, tea and biscuits are all included and you will definitely meet some lovely people too.
Commissions and In the Shop
If you have something you’d like made for you please give me a call and we can have a chat about it. (01424 421412). To get an idea of what I do and have done please see examples on the Commissions page and also The Gallery.
I also exhibit and sell from Rye’s Handmade, a lovely shop in Rye. My stock there is ever changing as it gets bought up by avid felt lovers, but if you are in Rye please drop in as you won’t be disappointed.
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