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"THE FELTED GARDEN" WORKSHOPS

FELTING WORKSHOPS 
at SEELY HALL, BROOK VILLAGE, ISLE of WIGHT. PO30 4ER

A very big THANK YOU to everyone who came along to the workshops!
It's been another busy, productive, creative year and I'm looking forward to 
carrying on in the same spirit next year.

Here are some of the popular workshop topics
and I'll be posting up new dates for 2020 in the New Year 


'PAINTING with FIBRES'


A great introduction to making felt!
You will learn basic felt making techniques, experiment with fibres & textures
 and create a picture or design that can be stitched into later.
Bring along a photo or favourite picture to use as a starting point for your design.
This workshop is for ALL abilities, beginners welcome!




'3-D FELTING/SEEDS & PODS'



Introduction to 3-D felting. 
Learn the techniques of felting 3-D forms using a resist, 
and create either one large seed/pod or several smaller organic shapes
 like the examples shown here
Suitable for ALL abilities.



'SHIBORI TEXTURES'


A great opportunity to experiment with 3-D texture in felt 
created by twisting, folding, gathering and stitching into the fabric, 
made permanent during the felting process. Follow this link to find out more 
http://www.gillianchapmanfelts.info/2017/05/summer-shibori-worshops.html


'EXPERIMENTING with NUNO
FELTING NUNO SCARVES'


Nuno is the Japanese word for fabric and in this workshop we explore
 how different fabrics felt into fibres. You will create samples and learn
 new techniques that can be used in future projects.
A NUNO scarf workshop is planned for 2020...  



'FELTING SMALL PROJECTS'


A popular workshop for ALL abilities. 3-D felting but on a small scale!!!
Seamless purses and cases for phones, pencils, scissors, specs…

Fun, functional and simple to felt they make perfect gifts!
Lots of designs to choose from, make 2-3 in the day and take away all the 
templates shapes to continue felting at home! More details here 
http://www.gillianchapmanfelts.info/2018/04/3-d-felting-on-smaller-scale.html


The cost of each one-day workshop is £35 per person.
Materials are extra and they are available to buy on the day 
 but you are welcome to bring your own. 

Seely Hall in Brook Village has very good facilities
Free easy parking and access. 
Hot drinks available all day.



If you would like more information about any of the workshops;
 please give me a call on 01983 752872


If you live on the mainland 
 here is the perfect place to stay in Brook Village...

Welcome to September Cottage.

The aptly named cottage, just minutes from the hall, is owned by feltmaker Michele,
Follow the link for more details
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