Black and White to Infinity with Jorie Johnson

Big Cat Textiles 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh

This masterclass explores two methods of textile design on fabric in combination with feltmaking. Employing a natural soda bath, referred to as scouring, you’ll learn how to erase the negative to produce patterning on white and various colours of silk organza. After that you’ll experiment with markmaking using water-soluble soot ink (called ‘Sumi’ in Japanese). […]

£495

Wearable Geometric Felt with Andrea Noeske Porada

Big Cat Textiles 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh

In this masterclass, you’ll work with techniques of folding and edge generation to create pieces that are suitable for a variety of uses, from wearables to art objects. The workshop will start with the creation of a personal sample of a small relief-like construction, which will illustrate the methods of forming folds and edges. The […]

£295

Jewellery or Small Sculpture with Andrea Noeske Porada

Big Cat Textiles 3 Clinton Street, Newburgh

Taking inspiration from origami artists such as Paul Jackson, Eric Gjerde and others, Andrea will guide you through the process of creating intricate, yet striking three-dimensional constructions and foldings that can be used to form felted jewellery and small objects. The workshop begins with a paper model to get you familiar with the folding techniques, […]

£195

Online class – Felted bags and small cases

This is an online course over 6 weeks for felt-makers with some previous experience (suitable for felt-makers who are comfortable felting over a resist, please contact me if you are not sure). The first tutorial will be posted in the class forum pages on April 16th, with 2 more tutorials posted weekly after that. The […]

£60.00

Online class – Fun with Concertina Hats

This is an online course over 6 weeks, you can work at your own pace and in the safety of your own home, there is no requirement for you to be online at specific times.. The first tutorial about hat blocks with some ideas on how to make your own if you do not already […]

£50.00

Workshop in a Wallet – Fun with Felt Flowers at Home – bell flower

at home

Coronavirus lock-down? This is a single-flower at-home version of my popular Fun with Felt Flowers workshop. This is a workshop for beginners or improvers and also suitable for children over 8 years old with parental supervision. I have included illustrated instructions, fibres and all the materials you will need to make a bell-shaped flower brooch, […]

£20

Workshop in a Wallet – Fun with Felt Flowers at Home – double petal flower

at home

This is a single-flower at-home version of my popular Fun with Felt Flowers workshop but to make just a double-petal flower. This is a workshop for beginners or improvers and also suitable for children over 8 years old with parental supervision. I have included illustrated instructions, fibres and all the materials you will need to […]

£20

Workshop in a Wallet – Gone to Seed at Home

at home

Locked-down at home? This is an at-home version of my popular Gone to Seed workshop, suitable for beginners or improvers and also for children over 8 years old with parental supervision. I have included illustrated instructions, fibres and all the materials you will need to make a pretty seedpod with seed, tendrils and leaves - […]

£35

Kirkcudbright Art and Crafts Trail 2021

Balfron 13 Millburn Street, Kirkcudbright

An open studio event in the Artist's Town of Kirkcudbright in south west Scotland. This is a four day event, with 111 venues across the town. I will be creating a Courtyard Gallery at the rear of my own house on Millburn Street and will have felted items on display alongside my other artworks. **Please […]

Free

Traditional Feltmaking for Beginners with Karen Waters

Online Course Now Open for Registration... Traditional Feltmaking for Beginners teaches the ancient art of feltmaking, in an easy step-by-step format. It was created with first-time felters in mind, so no experience is necessary, though novices may benefit as well. You'll learn the fundamentals of wet felting with the use of minimal tools, plus I’ll […]