The ancient art of Wet Felt Making is a simple and satisfying process...
Lay wool fibres...
Add hot soapy water and friction...
Most of the examples below were completed in 1 or 2 day workshops at £250 per day including materials.
Combine Art with History to create part of the Bayeux Tapestry. (1 day)
More Anglo Saxon work with a child's outfit complete with boots, belt, purse and knife holder. (2 days)
Wall hangings and Table covers/Altar cloths (1 day)
Bunting or pencil tops.(half day)
3D forms for Sculpture or stools . These workshops are great for group activities and can involve prep work on designing (Cross curricular DT) making it a 2 day workshop.
Tent. The cobweb tent can be used inside or out and creates a lovely dappled shade. (1 day plus half day study work to sew and hang)
Solid panel tents with images designed by the children, similar to the wall hangings above, can be made over a 2 or 3 day workshop.
If you have any ideas that you'd like to try in felt feel free to contact Ursula.
Guides and Brownies etc
Short felt workshops to make Selfies, bunting, pencil tops, pictures etc... £3.50 per child including materials.
As a trained Arts Award Advisor I can deliver Discover and Explore as an after school art club. This project involved the village Knit and Natter group and school knitting club resulting in a Felt and Yarn Bombing in the local park.