One of the pleasures of getting hold of a wool I haven’t handled and used before is learning about its origins.
A Small Flock Do you believe in fate? Or perhaps consequences which bring you something or that something comes to you? When I decided to work with wool and fibres and specialise in felt-making I never truly thought that I would … Continued
Canvas Embroidery Textile work such as canvas embroidery is being taught and encouraged less and less in our digital age. Hidden in the back of a cupboard I found a canvas embroidery kit, unfinished, with a wonderful selection of tapestry wool. So … Continued
Nursery Rhyme Every child in its early education must come across the ages old nursery rhyme Baa Baa Black Sheep. Whilst the contemporary version gives a fair share of the profits from the three bags of wool to the master, the … Continued
Washing with Wool Sheep and wool have been intertwined with human life across continents, cultures and time in many guises and applications. From the outset wearing wool seemed like an obvious choice, but using it to bathe with in the form … Continued
In the Company of Wool. Our wellbeing is much more than just about feeling OK and keeping up with the pace of all that is required of us on a daily basis. Wellbeing should be approached holistically, we are so much … Continued