Bronte & Anne came up to the Barn at the beginning of September to spend the day learning how to make felt using the wetfelting method.
Felt making is something I didn't think I would be interested in as I had an impression in my head that it involved large amounts of water and lots of stamping up and down and swooshing about in big baths and bowls of water. How wrong could I be! After seeing the totally unique and utterly charming cockeral teacosy made by one friend for anothers hen party I thought that it might be something I'd like to have a go at. One class and I was hooked. Totally. Addicted! I use it mostly as an artwork medium and mix it with embroidery both machine & hand. I am a bit of a lazy felter in that I want to move on to the next piece almost before I've finshed one.
I'm always fascinated by watching other people m
Fabric hoarder & sewing stuff accumulator; Tea drinker & cake eater; Artist; & Carer; Teacher of things made with needles ...