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Saturday 2nd March 2024

Resist and Cut [miniature] Vessels

Snainton Village Hall North Yorkshire

In 2023 I delivered this new workshop for the first time. If you are familiar with my own work you will know that I tend to make small miniature style vessels. I enjoyed sharing my methods and felt everyone produced an interesting collection of small pieces. I received some very positive feedback..

I thought it would be a good idea to offer this workshop again in 2024. I will of course have even more samples to show you as another year has passed.

The quantity you create will depend on your choices on the day. I will have a wide selection of samples to inspire you, from these you can choose what appeals to you. I would suggest everyone should be able to make and finish two small vessels. Those with more experience may make more.

Spend the day in likeminded company learning how to create small hollow 3D felt in a variety of ways.

Depending on experience you should be able to make two or three or maybe four smaller felt pieces.

I will show you how to use a variety of different shaped resists, Pods, circular, ovals, pebble, triangles, etc. and then cut in alternative ways. Single holes, multiple holes, large and small.

I will have a variety of samples to help you design your pieces. These will illustrate how using a resist and cutting in different ways can completely change the outcome.

I will show you how to add wool & fibres to the edges and surfaces to extend, change and add decorative interest to your vessel.

You can choose to make pieces that suit you, it could be purely decorative, it could be a functional vessel to use, possibly to hold a small plant or pieces of jewellery on your bedside, make two or three in varying sizes to create a group. If you like very functional pieces the same shapes could be cut differently and made into pouches, hang around your neck for your phone or glasses for example. Change it again and it could be a wall pouch to pop things in. Endless possibilities….come with an open mind.

The image is just a taste of my style to suggest some possibilities, at the workshop I will have an extensive collection of samples to inspire you.

There will be a variety of coloured wool but also a variety of natural undyed wool in various breeds and shades. I will also provide decorative silks and textures to add to the surface.

I provide most equipment and all materials required during the workshop.

All you need to bring is:

Two large towels

A carrier bag to take wet towels home

A sharp pair of scissors


I will provide endless tea and coffee, biscuits and afternoon cake.

Please remember your own packed lunch.

This workshop is a relaxing day of mixed methods to produce a variety of small pieces that can be referred back to for reference when creating your own work in the future. It allows you to try small samples of a wide variety of methods all in one day. Come with an open mind and enjoy the process.

Having tried a sample of techniques during the workshop you could then go on in the future to learn in more detail about your favourite techniques.

One day workshop includes all materials, most equipment and tea, coffee, cake and biscuits. £75 per person

Times: Starts at 10am finishes 4pm (ish)

Location: Snainton Village Hall, North Yorkshire

Refreshments: Coffee, tea, cake & biscuits provided

Lunch: Please bring your own packed lunch(20 min lunch break).

Equipment: Most equipment is provided but please bring your own Scissors, needles(large eyes and small), two towels, notebook/pen.

Terms and Conditions of booking a workshop with me:

By booking a place on a workshop you will be accepting the terms and conditions and cancellation policy.

All participants of the workshop do so at their own risk.

Parking is on private property, parking is at your own risk, I accept no responsibility for any damage. I suggest you consider insurance to cover any eventualities.

Sorry but the workshops are Adults only.

Cancellation Policy:

Government guidlines and rules are being followed. If I have no choice but to cancel as the government rules dictate I will refund you.

If I Cancel for other reasons: Whilst every care is taken to ensure all workshops take place as scheduled, please accept that on a rare occasion a workshop may require cancelling or rescheduling. This could be for many reasons, health and weather are just two. On that occasion I will always refund your payment or on request carry it forward to another date.

However, I cannot take any responsibility for any associated travel or accomodation costs incurred. I would suggest you consider travel insurance to cover such a situation. Thank you.

If you cancel: All payments are non-refundable. If you have paid and cancel for any reason I will readvertise your place. If it is filled I will refund you . If I am unable to refill your place as it is late notice, I am very sorry but I will be unable to make any refund. Thank you for your understanding.

Patterns, Designs and handouts are for Personal use only.

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Felt Workshop Sat 2nd March 2024 booking

  • Venue: Snainton Vilage Hall, North Yorkshire.

    The village hall is on the main A170 road between Pickering and Scarborough. It is in the corner of a large playing field, entered by turning into Barkers Lane.


    The Village Hall is on the left, opposite the school as you drive into Snainton from Scarborough direction. If you are driving towards Snainton from Pickering direction it is on the right as you are leaving the village, opposite the school.


    There is an enclosed car park at the village hall. The main entrance is on Barkers Lane just off the main street in Snainton.

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