Solway Woolscapes
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Forthcoming  Courses  in Needle Felting

2021

I am hoping to go ahead with the following course prospectus but this is subject to change in restrictions Places can be booked but no payment will be taken at this time.

All classes will have a limit of 10 

 

The following workshops will be held in Islesteps Hall as it is spacious, well equipped with tables and warm. 
The hall is located just a couple of miles from Dumfries on the Solway Coastal road. Full directions will be given when booked. 

To book a place please email me: solwaywoolscapes@gmail.com or text me in the first instance on: 07901 272294

There will be a sales table on the day and payment for both the course and any sales can be made by credit/debit card.

You will need to bring a packed lunch with you. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided and available throughout the day.

I try to make the day as informal as possible and give out notes etc to take home to remind you of what we have covered as well as ideas to work on in class. 

 

 

 

Needle Felting - Basics and Beyond 10.30 - 3.30

This class is suitable for those who have never needle felted before as well as those who have done a previous course with me and just want to improve their skills. For those who are just learning we will do three items: a brooch, a landscape and a choice of a third item. For those who want to improve their skills and play with new 
ideas probably already know what to expect...lots of fleece, backgrounds, ideas and inspiration and will be given the opportunity to ‘dive in’ and play.

 All materials are supplied with a wide selection of hand dyed and natural coloured fleece to choose from. You 
will also be supplied with foam, needles and worksheets to take home with you. All this is included in the costof £28.00

The available dates for this course is:   Saturday 22nd May.   Sunday 20th June   Saturday 17th July

 

Experimental Needle Felting 10.30 - 3.30

 We will be using dyed blanket, prefelt, hand dyed fleece and textured wool. Lots of inspiration and ideas to work on. We will also be exploring ways to make and use silk paper to felt onto as well as having a go at minimal wet felting adding felted shapes and silk fibres to create great backgrounds to felt, stitch and embellish on. A day to play, relax and experiment with lots of fleece, fibre and textures to work with. If you have been on this course before then you are welcome to still take part as there are always new ideas to explore and materials to play around with.

The cost inc materials will be £28.00

The dates available is: Sunday 23rd May Saturday 19th June Sunday 18th July

 

The Big Picture   10.30 to 3.30

In this workshop we will be working on a large picture. The mount will be supplied with the course and will then fit a 20 x 16 frame. I will have a box of pictures and photos to give you inspiration however you are welcome to bring along your own idea. We will be using hand dyed fleece, batting and roving and I will be sharing tips and techniques with you. Those who have already done this course are wel-come to come and do another landscape.

The cost is £28 for this course  This includes a larger piece of foam plus a quality mount to take home with you.

The choice of dates are: Sunday 6th June     Saturday 24th July

 

 

Experimental Textile Day 10.30 to 3.30

We will be making silk paper and using all kinds of textiles today, lots of ideas, techniques and materials to work with. Make silk paper to make backgrounds to stitch on or book covers, Dye fabrics and threads  to sew or quilt, use paper napkins for felting, collage or stitching and a lot more.This class is suitable for all those who love to felt, stitch or embroider. Don’t worry if you are a beginner! This class is for everyone who wants a fun  day to immerse themselves in creating back-

grounds for future projects, making their own gifts or just to RELAX!

The cost of the course is £28 which includes all materials

The choice of dates are: Saturday 5th June

 

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