Tag Archives: wool
Handmade Living article. If you fancy reading a little more about our Fleece to Felt weeks have a look at this article, which was in last months Handmade Living magazine.
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! [...]
We were recently runners up at the Highlands and Islands Tourism awards. Shortlisted for ”Best nature based experience”. The short film below (less than 30 seconds) shows a few of the things we do in the woods, including a little of our prehistoric cookery, the Shetland sheep and wool! Just click on the link below Tourism [...]
I thought it might be quite handy to have a few instructions in case anyone wants to try this method at home! Part of the finished wall hanging! If you have watched the short film below, it gives you some idea of how we did it. We started by washing a dyeing local fleece. [...]
This Spring you can find us in Permaculture magazine. I wrote a ‘how to’ article on Natural Dyeing and Felt-Making. It’s an interesting magazine full of lots of great articles, with a really good course listings in the back.
Last week I finally got around to sorting some more of my fleeces. I had been waiting for a sunny dry day so I could get them out and really work out what was worth washing and what was best to compost, I had a real mix. Ottie not very impressed! Most of my fleeces [...]