Tag Archives: feltmaking

The rule of three

I have just read a fascinating article suggesting that things that come in threes are ‘inherently funnier, more satisfying, or more effective than other numbers of things’. And so it is with pleasure that I present this triptych of felt … Continue reading

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Keeping Red, Yellow and Blue green

Apologies for the break in blogging. Here are some images from a wonderful recycling themed day working with Year 2 pupils at a Hanwell School. Thanks to Gail from @eastsidelondon for her brilliant organisation. More posts to follow but possibly … 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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And here’s one I made earlier…

Jackson’s Lane Community Centre has undergone a revival. I visited a few years ago when my daughter was younger to see the spectacular Insect Circus children’s show. They now have snazzy lettering, a snappy website and more importantly Arts Council … Continue reading

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Felting down by the river

Here are some before and after pics of felt art created by children aged 5 – 11 at Watermans Arts Centre this half term.  We were lucky to be able to work in fantastic light in a space overlooking the … Continue reading

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Busy hands make beautiful felt

I took these at the Museum of London in the Docklands where I was invited to run family art sessions this weekend on the theme of science. I showed the children magnified pictures of wool fibres, gave a quick demo and … Continue reading

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Rainbow chickens

This Easter holiday I’m running art workshops at Kentish Town Farm where I also occasionally volunteer. These hand-felted Easter eggs were made by young visitors in session one. They’re a variation on felt balls and looked as if some rainbow … Continue reading

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