6 Day Dye to Hand-Spin Course

If you want to learn how to spin your own naturally dyed wool/yarn, join us in the Highlands for our Dye to Spin course. This year as well as are longer week long spinning course we are also running a 5 day natural dyeing and hand-spinning course. This 6 day craft retreat will run from … read more…

Fleece to Needle Felt

If you want to learn natural dyeing and needle felting, come to the Highlands of Scotland and create beautiful 3D felt, from fleece hand-dyed using plant dyes -a total craft retreat. Enjoy the whole process, from watching one of our Shetland sheep being hand-sheared, picking Highland dye plants, making natural dyes, dyeing fleece and finally … read more…

The Craft Retreat

If you fancy a real craft getaway, a creative retreat -Come and join us for our Autumnal craft retreats.  All our craft holidays combine a little of everything we love -crafts, gentle walking, healthy food and a touch of morning yoga with Joany, for those who fancy it. This year we have one running in … read more…

Fleece to Felt week

A traditional craft holiday focusing on natural dyeing and felting.   The Highlands of Scotland offer so much in the way of traditional crafts and many of these ancient techniques were once part of everyday crofting life. We have developed this week to offer you a chance to learn about some of the Highlands most renowned … read more…

Dye to Hand Spin week

If you would like to learn how to naturally dye and spin your own wool/yarn,  join us in the Highlands for our Dye to Spin week. A residential craft holiday in the Highlands of Scotland, where guests can learn the whole process, which leads them finally to hand spinning their own wool. We start the … read more…

Felting Weekends & Days

Learn felt making in the Highlands, with beautiful naturally dyed fleece Felting is a fantastic craft as it can be learnt in a weekend or even a day, you can make something really beautiful quite quickly and you don’t need very much equipment. I love teaching felt making as the results are always really amazing, … read more…

Natural Dyeing Weekends & Days

Natural dyeing is an exciting process, which is done best with a group of people.  It is great fun working together, picking, processing, making dyes, lighting fires and lifting pots! All this hard work  is well worth it as the results can be really beautiful. I like to do my dyeing over an outdoor fire … read more…