Felt Flower Posy Workshop | Saturday 15th June |10am – 4pm

£70.00

bright yellow felt flower in small white jug on whitewash wooden table
Felt posey

Felt Flower Posy Workshop | Saturday 15th June |10am – 4pm

£70.00

Spend a relaxing day learning the art of felt making. Create your beautiful posy flower display, perfect to adorn your home or to give as a gift . All materials, tools, refreshments are lunch provided.  Scroll down for full details.

 

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Felt Flower Posy Workshop 

Saturday 15th June | 10am – 4pm

Join us for a fantastic day learning to felt you own wonderful Flower Posy all in the beautiful surroundings of Nottinghamshire’s finest vineyards – Hanwell Wine Estate. Located in our cosy Craft Barn our exceptionally talented tutor Rachel Morley will introduce you to the tools and techniques of working with felt, so by the end of your session you will have accomplished a beautiful handmade Felt Flower Posy to display for your table.

What you will learn – To make a posy flower and leaves you will learning several felt making techniques: wet felting, combining wool and silk fibres (carding), making felt ropes and dry needle felting.

What is included – All tools, materials,  refreshments and a 2 course homemade lunch served with local wine are included.  

This workshop is perfect for absolute beginners or people who want a new project.

Outline of the day

10am | Welcome with refreshments and meet tutor Rachel Morley

Introduction to the tools, showing of techniques and handling of the felt.

10.30am | Start felting your flowers under instruction from your tutor

11.30am |Refreshments

11.45am | Back to felting. Demo of felt rope stems/leaves

12.30pm | 2 course handmade lunch served with a glass of local wine.

1.30pm | Continue working on your creation

3.30pm | Refreshments served with snack

4.00pm | Time for home with your completed Posy flower

A selection of the delicious homemade food served on recent workshops!

 

Felt - Rachel MorleyAbout your Tutor Rachel Morley B.A Hons

Local Artist and Feltmaker Rachel creates unique felt items by hand using the wet felting method. The natural colours and shapes of the Scottish coastal landscape have inspired the Pebble range of Doorstops, Cubby Bowls, Cubbyholes and Pebble Pods. Rachel loves to experiment with wool fibres from British breeds of sheep to take advantage of their varying qualities. As a contrast, she enjoys the challenge of felting with a broad colour palette to create the colourful range of bowls. Rachel’s aim is to elevate felt craft to create innovative products for the interior, echoing organic forms of the coastal landscape.  Her fine art background brings a very sculptural feel to her work which is tactile and evocative. Rachel has a Fine Art Degree and Level 2 and Level 3 Diplomas in Felt making. She is a member of The International Felt makers Association and of Design Nation. along side this she is also a supporter of the Campaign for Wool and member of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.

To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 6

For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact us at Hanwell Wine Estate events@ruralantics.co.uk or 01949 81393

For frequently asked questions about our workshops visit our FAQ page – click here

Want 8% off this booking? Then bring a friend with you.
You and your friend can both get 8% off your booking. To qualify your friend must enter discount code ‘8%off-friend’ in the coupon box when they book their place, they will receive the discount straight away. Once both booking have been made, email – amanda.stone@ruralantics.co.uk, both of your names and your 8% refund will be made directly back onto your card. (Please note this discount code cannot be used in conjunction with any other codes).

Giving as a Gift?

If you would like to buy this as a gift for someone, please ensure when you place your order add in the comments box -‘gift voucher with the recipients name’. We will then email you a home-print voucher with a description of the workshop and date. Gift vouchers are fully flexible and if your recipient is not available or does not want to do this workshop we will happily move them to another date or different workshop of the same or lower price.

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