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Festive Felt Garlands with Marieke Tomlin

Festive Felt Garlands with Marieke Tomlin

10am – 4pm
£68 inc. a tasty 2 course Aga lunch & home baking.
Material Charge : approx £10-12

Join felt artist Marieke Tomlin for some festive fun and leave with your own unique Felt Garland for Christmas 

Over the day you will learn how to make your own Felt from scratch in the shape of holly leaves or another festive outline. Marieke will show you how best to use the wool fibres she provides, and you can select from a vast colour range, along with many inclusions of wools, fibres, silks and other special threads to create substantial felt leaves to fit in your own festive colour palette. You can also make berries and other brightly coloured 'rolls' and use some pretty braids to join everything together.

Dates for this course - see the table below to book:

2019 ~  Wed 27th November ~ Wed 4th December ~ 2019

2020 ~  Wed 25th November ~ Thurs 3rd December ~ 2020

Kindly note there will be a materials charge payable directly to the tutor on the day, from approx £12 for the materials being used.. Typically this course runs with around 8 students.

Please bring: The tutor will provide all materials. Please bring the above materials fee.

About the Artist

Marieke is a talented and largely self-taught felt artist who happened upon the history of felt and felting whilst examining the use of wool in sustainable living and her environment workshops. She loves the fact that many fleeces now sadly discarded by farmers can be reworked through felting into something equally beautiful and useful that will last for many years, so creating a further positive impact locally.

With roots in both Holland and Wales, Marieke now lives in the Eden Valley and runs workshops in textiles, the environment and sustainability, taking inspiration from her beautiful Morland village in the Eden Valley.

Workshop Date Individual Price Available places Book
Wed 27th November 2019 9:30 am £68.00 0
Wed 4th December 2019 10:00 am £68.00 1
Wed 25th November 2020 9:30 am £68.00 7
Thu 3rd December 2020 9:30 am £68.00 7
Quirky Workshops, Cumbria