Last minute craft holiday!

Special Offer -£200 off We have one place left on our craft retreat starting this Saturday (May 20th-27th). The week concentrates on wool crafts and includes; a shearing demonstration, foraging for natural dye plants, dyeing fleece, wet felting, spinning and needle felting. The last two days will be spent with Fi Oberon who is a … read more…

Felting with Naturally Dyed Fleece

I have spent the last week sorting through all my fleeces, unwashed, washed, carded and dyed. I managed to get rid of a lot of the old stuff, fleeces that were too old to use now, which felt brittle and dry when pulled. They are now lying on my compost heap, ready to mulch the … read more…

October Felting Course Special Offer!

We have a wet felting weekend running at the end of this month. Participants will get a chance to learn wet felting and needle felting techniques. We use our own as well as local fleece, which we naturally dye using plant dyes, this makes our courses quite special and unique as most felters use pre-dyed … read more…

Craft for relaxation!

I have always found focusing on art and craft has been a brilliant way for me to unwind, concentrating on a project relaxes me and helps me to de-stress; it doesn’t really matter what it is..carding fleece, washing fleece, spinning, wet felting, needle felting or sewing, they all clear my mind. Some of them because … read more…

Thora’s Felted Picture

Today my 4 year old daughter Thora, made a beautiful felted picture for her granny’s birthday. She used Shetland white fleece for the base and then some naturally dyed Shetland fleece for the picture. Pinks, blues, purples and shades of yellow. She went to town with the wet felting, she even got on the table … read more…

Hand-made Felted Aga Covers

Thank-you Cath for sending this picture of the Aga covers she made while on one of our felt-making weekends last summer. It was a beautiful sunny day and we managed to spend the whole weekend outside felting, we even had to reapply sun cream and wear hats it was so hot – feels unimaginable at the moment! … read more…

May’s felting course – what was made

Here are some pictures of the work from our last Felting Weekend Workshop. There were some beautiful pieces, two of Image of Red Deer the group made Mongolian style floor mats for sitting on, which were made wet felted bag using Cheviot and Shetland fleece and then a mix of naturally dyed Shetland and Cheviot … read more…

Fleece to Felt week -coming up

A Craft Holiday in the Highlands of Scotland We have few spaces left on our Fleece to Felt week, so we are offering any last minute bookings £50 off per person. It is a great week, which combines learning different craft skills, having a holiday and enjoying this part of Scotland at the Wet Felting same … read more…