Upcycling Woollen Blankets

Date/Time
Date(s) - 28 Jan 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Discover how to upcycle old woollen blankets and turn them into beautiful

pincushions, badges, trivets, cushion pads and rugs. 

Explore the rug making techniques of standing wool, braiding, hooking and prodding whilst making an array of items 
both useful and decorative. 

We will start the day making a standing wool pincushion from beautifully dyed wool. Then there will be demonstrations of some different techniques and you can choose which other items to make and techniques to explore.  There will be lots of tips on cutting and dyeing the blankets.  

All tools and materials will be provided and more will be for sale on the day for you to continue some creative upcycling at home.

Workshop Tutor:
Sue Clow is a local textile artist with 30 years experience in textile recycling and designing. 
She has experimented with many different textile techniques and sells tools and kits as 
well as her  handmade crafts… See more on her website

This workshop is suitable for all abilities, including beginners. 

Places are limited to ten participants per event and must be booked in advance.

Click for Terms and Conditions of Booking

Workshop Fee: £36 per person

NB. There is an additional £5 per workshop for materials, to be paid in cash on the day.

You may also be interested in other creative craft workshops at Denmark Farm including Basket Making and Needle-felting. Please see our events calendar for our full list.
 
If you’d like to make a weekend of it and stay at Denmark Farm, please enquire about availability in our self-contained Eco Lodge or Shared Dormitory.
 

Bookings

Upcycling Woollen Blankets

£36.00


2 thoughts on “Upcycling Woollen Blankets”

  1. Georgina Watson

    Hi, I would like to do this, would it be possible to stay for a night in the dormitory on the Saturday please ?

    1. Mara Post Author

      Hi Gina, Thank you for your interest in this workshop and staying Saturday in the Dormitory. That would be no problem. I’ll send you an e-mail shortly with all details. Best wishes. Mara

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