Upcycling Woollen Blankets

Summary information

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.

This workshop is suitable for all abilities, including beginners.

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
01570 493358
Betws Bledrws, Lampeter, Ceredigion, SA48 8PB
£36 (Plus £5 for materials payable to tutor on the day)
Contact name: 
Mara Morris
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
Course commences at 10.00am and finishes at 4.00pm
28 January 2018
Sue Clow
Venue information