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Creative routes

Here’s a sneak preview of some work I’m creating with Year 3 children from Barnet schools as part of artsdepot’s annual Creative Routes project. The work is based on the theme of Outer Space and is inspired by an opera … Continue reading

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Thinking with your hands

I’m thinking about other accessible felting methods for adults or children with poor dexterity so I’ve been playing around with felting scraps of commercial felt cloth onto needlepunch felt. I love using the negative shapes left over from previous projects. … Continue reading

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Felting and dementia

Kathleen tells me for what could well be the 100th time that she used to like colouring-in books. Next, she points to a colourful piece of handmade felt with her name on. “Well I don’t know who made that” she … Continue reading

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Lollipop, lollipop, ooo lolly lollipop

I made these with a zillion children at Harrow Arts Centre’s open day last Sunday where I had some amazing help from volunteers and lots of eager little felters were born.

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Felting with your feet

I’ve been wanting to do this for such a long time… shoes and socks off, let the soapy felting begin! This wonderful project took place at Fitzjohn’s Primary school with an exceptionally talented Year 1 class (5 and 6 year … Continue reading

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Good things always come in threes

Thanks to a longstanding technical hitch which I’ve finally ironed out I’m bringing three posts for the price of one tonight. First of all, photos from feltmaking at the Keats House Festival: The second luscious set of photos comes from Sarum … Continue reading

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My alter ego

This week I’ve been busy wearing one of my other caps as  freelance teacher at Kew Gardens. The gardens are looking truly stunning at the moment as we prepare for Incredibles, our Summer festival which celebrates edible plants, complete with a … Continue reading

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