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About Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio
We offer fun and friendly workshops in a relaxed and sociable environment. Book a workshop for yourself and a friend too so that you can have fun indulging your creativity together. You have the opportunity to gain a more in depth knowledge of sewing, felt making, weaving, dyeing, batik, silk painting, spinning and lots more.
Join us in our light and airy Chorlton garden studio and make the most of our custom built, well equipped studio full of inspirational books and examples for you to peruse.
Here's what people are saying about their experience at Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio
on 14th Feb 2014
I had a super time learning how to make a felt scarf. I had not experienced this type of technique before and found it fascinating. The finished item was lovely. Carol, the lady who ran the course, was inspirational and clearly explained what was needed to be done. I would recommend this course as it was a satisfying and enjoyable experience.
on 27th Dec 2013
Couldn't even do a slip not when I arrived. At the end of the two hour session I had improved! Looking forward to next two weeks.
on 28th Jan 2013
I had a great time in a small class with all the materials and guidance needed to make my own unique hat. I chose to make a beret and was able to choose my own colours and create a design to make a hat I absolutely love and wear almost every day. I was so inspired and confident by the end that I bought some additional materials to continue making hats at home. Worth every penny and a great day out.
on 10th Nov 2012
I thoroughly enjoyed this course and came away having learned new skills and with a unique hat.,Carol is a wonderful teacher kind and supportive.I would certainly recommend her courses to others and will hopefully returning to try some different crafts.
on 27th Jul 2012
I had a great morning and learnt loads, and came home with something I had actually made! Relaxing and fun, great cake and conversation.
on 25th Feb 2012
Carol was a fantastic helper who taught us many techniques on different materials. Would definately go on one of her workshops again. Thank you Carol
Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio runs 23 courses
Meet the teachers
Meet the people who teach at Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio
Most recently she has been working as a Fashion & Textile lecturer at Birmingham University, a Secondary School Textile Teacher and before that an Art lecturer. She is a member of the International Felt makers Association.What Carol Mowl teaches
Textile Arts and CraftsWhich of Carol Mowl's courses are coming up?
Carol is particularly interested in inventing new and exciting felt that utilises the unique qualities of wool. Each piece is individually made with particular attention to detail. She is inspired by natural forms and paints landscapes to be translated into felt pictures. Her work shows great attention to detail and uses unusual felt making techniques. She has exquisite taste in colour and style producing highly desirable and aesthetically pleasing pieces.
Lisa has studied embroidery at MMU and worked in education at all levels. She is enthusiastic to pass on her skills and has a heartfelt enjoyment of the creative process. She has a passion for working with fabric, pattern, colour and texture.What Lisa Watson teaches
Patchwork and DecoupageWhich of Lisa Watson's courses are coming up?
Relaxed and friendly manner
An experienced artist and tutor, Maggie studied textiles and the ancient art of papermaking in Japan, and sculpture and spatial design in the UK. She has exhibited fibre artworks both in Japan and UK. Her creative interests are broad and she has particular interest in drawing.What Maggie Holland teaches
Abstract Art, Printing, Paper makingWhich of Maggie Holland's courses are coming up?
Relaxed and friendly manner
Sally is a skilled artist and works magic with mosaic she is also an experienced tutor. At present Sally has work in the craft shop at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. She has undertaken many private commissions as well as selling in various galleries throughout the UK. She has also worked with school groups, with textiles, paper mach� and mosaic. In 2010 She was involved with the Didsbury Arts Festival running both adult and children's Mosaic workshops. At present she is running Mosaic workshops at the Eden Project in Cornwall.What Sally Almond teaches
Mosaic, water colourWhich of Sally Almond's courses are coming up?
Relaxed and friendly manner
Dee is an experienced spinner and natural dyer, she has worked on many textile projects including making a beautiful hand dyed and hand spun rug. She particularly enjoys producing and experimenting with making spun yarn out of different natural materials. She is also a qualified Multimedia and Communications Designer.What Dee Sayce teaches
Spinning, Natural DyeingWhich of Dee Sayce's courses are coming up?
Dee is enthusiastic about the subjects she teaches and she has oodles of patience. She will also give you some of the background history to the crafts.
Juliette Hamilton studied textile design, specialising in weave at Manchester Metropolitan University and went on to have a career designing embroidery for Marks and Spencers. She set up her own soft furnishing business after having her first child and after her second child she decided to change career completely.What Juliette Hamilton teaches
Willow Weaving, Chicken, Willow Obelisk, Hare, Basket.Which of Juliette Hamilton's courses are coming up?
Juliette is now a garden designer and willow weaver, selling willow at artisan markets and fairs and making sculptures from commissions. She also runs workshops at various places including Arley Hall.
Where it happens for Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio
Beetle Felt Studio
23 Chatburn Road
Light and airy custom built well equipped craft studio, full of inspirational books and examples for you to peruse.
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Average Rating for Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio 5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews 6