Learn to make gossamer scarves and neck pieces, using traditional techniques of wet felting. Starting with how to prepare wool and silk fibres, develop colour blending techniques and explore ways to add texture to the felted surface. Learn to be confident in working with thin layers of wool fibres as you design and make fine felted cloth for lightweight scarves and neck pieces.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
"Well prepared and presented day course by Liz who was very friendly and encouraging. It was lovely to try something new and to meet other people with similar interests."Hilary, 2018
Liz Clay is a practitioner and researcher of hand made felt, specifically working within haute couture and innovating felt making techniques. She studied textiles at Bath School of Art and Design. Her PhD investigates the creative potential of British 'waste' wool for fine craft felt making. Author of Nuno Felt, she teaches and exhibits internationally. Work is held in the collections of Givenchy, Balenciaga, the Crafts Council and Bradford College Textile Archive.