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'Dye it, felt it, wear it'
Catherine Slater.
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Thursday 1st August to Saturday 3rd August

Come and have fun at a friendly workshop and learn an easy way to dye wool and silk fibres using non toxic dyes. This technique is suitable for dyeing small quantities in your kitchen or studio. Then learn how to felt your fibres and use this gossamer weight felt with your silk fabrics to create individual pieces. You will be able to make several pieces over the three days. This course is suitable for beginners as well as experienced felters. There will be step-by step demonstration of all techniques and examples will be on display. The course covers design ideas, surface colour, pattern and texture as well as finishing techniques to turn your felt into unique wearable art.
There will be a materials charge of £10 for the dyes and dyeing equipment.
Dye it CATHERINE SLATER is a member of the International Feltmakers Association and Textilia3. She is an experienced textile artist and tutor whose work has been shown in national and international exhibitions. As a feltmaker she combines traditional craft with contemporary designs and combinations of fibres to create beautiful and lasting fabrics. She then uses the fabrics to create wearable art pieces or as the base layer for her fibre art and multi media pictures.


Course Cost for 3 days £ 135
Non Refundable Deposit £ 50.