Spin Flora not Fauna

I am very pleased and delighted to hear that my workshop is full for the upcoming AGWSD Summer School 2017. This summer school will be held at Sparsholt College in Hampshire, August 13 – 20, 2017. The Summer School is hosted by the Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, UK and is a … Continue reading “Spin Flora not Fauna”

Hand Made Etsy Products

Now that I have retired from the world of work, I have become more involved in production weaving. I am also now teaching workshops on a one-to-one basis. Here are some Links to my hand made products on Etsy and workshops that I offer. Hand sewn reindeer leather and pewter thread bracelets, made in the … Continue reading “Hand Made Etsy Products”

Needle Felt Snowman

A beginner tutoril an how to make a needle felted snowman. You will learn how to form a ball using needle felting, how to make indents and shapes and how to join 2 needle felted pieces together.

Santa Suit Pattern

In the previous article I provided instructions for knitting a Santa doll. Knit Santa Doll Santa needs a Santa suit, so I thought that I would make him one from handmade felt. I started by felting a fairly thin piece of red felt (approx 15″x15″ Square) How to Make Handmade Felt Santa’s Trousers After felting … Continue reading “Santa Suit Pattern”

Christmas Craft books

Christmas Craft Books Mini Christmas Knits (Twenty to Make) ‘Twas the Knits Before Christmas Knit Christmas Stockings!: 19 Patterns for Stockings and Ornaments Mini Christmas Crochet (Twenty to Make) Christmas Angels and Other Tatting Patterns Little Christmas Decorations to Knit & Crochet EBay

Knit Santa Pattern

Christmas is fast approaching, so time to start making your Christmas crafts. Here is a free knitting pattern for making a Santa Claus doll. The body has been handknit using pure DK weight wool and size 4mm knitting needles. I have used merino wool roving for the body stuffing, so that this can be felted … Continue reading “Knit Santa Pattern”

Wet Felted Easter Eggs

Instructions for making quail size Easter eggs using a wet felting method.

Easter Feltmaking

Felted projects and patterns for Easter