Carol Mowl

Felt Making workshop leader

Based in
Manchester, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Manchester
Carol Mowl | Felt Making workshop leader

Rates: from £10


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Beetle Felt workshops offer you the chance to gain a more in depth knowledge of felt making, weaving, dyeing and spinning. Join us in our wonderful Chorlton craft studio on Sunday mornings. Make the most of our custom built, well equipped studio full of inspirational books and examples for you to peruse. Take a look at the wide choice of workshops for you to book on to in 2011.

Introduction to felt making Sundays 10.30-1.30pm
This workshop is perfect for beginners to felt making. Follow easy step by step instructions and discover how to make this soft and friendly fabric. Take time out and get to grips with a new skill, you’ll be hooked.

Cost £24.00 including materials, equipment and refreshments.
Email [email protected] to book and visit the website at www.beetlefelt.co.uk

One-to-one lessons

Group Classes

Sewing Surgery

Do you need help to understand paper patterns, how to hem, stitch seams, fastenings and make bags? Then this is the class for you.

Learn basic sewing machine skills whilst making a reversible tote bag. Thread up your machine, get the correct tension and use straight stitch and machine zig-zag.

Follow a paper pattern, lay out the pattern and cut it out. Learn methods of fastenings; zips, buttons, poppers and studs

It's a: 
workshop
Venue: 
Beetle Felt studio Manchester
Location: 
23 Chatburn Road Chorlton, Manchester, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
four Thursdays in the month
Rates: 
£44

Sunday Felt making workshops

Paper making Saturday 9th April 2011
You will make decorative papers which you can use in your own projects for crafts,
embroidery, pictures, collage and book making. Explore this wonderful craft using an interesting variety of materials e.g. wire & fabric.

Woven hanging a series of four workshops on Wednesdays in every month.
Using a box loom and fabric bits and pieces I’ll show you how to weave a beautiful wall hanging cascading with colour.

Cost £40.00 for four workshops including materials, equipment and refreshments.
Email [email protected] to book and visit the website at www.beetlefelt.co.uk

Seamless purse Sunday 20th February 2011, 10.30-1.30pm.
Using a range of colourful fleece you will learn how to make a purse which has no stitched seams. You will learn how to incorporate threads and fabrics into the felt to embellish your purse.
Cost £25.00 including materials, equipment and refreshments.
Email [email protected] to book and visit the website at www.beetlefelt.co.uk

Natural dyeing Sunday 2nd April 2011, 10.30- 2pm
The aim of this workshop is to inspire confidence for those new to natural dyeing and to share information with those already familiar with the processes. You will learn techniques of natural dying using berries and kitchen waste and we will use mordant’s to extend the variety of colours.

Cost £25.00 including materials, equipment and refreshments.
Email [email protected] to book and visit the website at www.beetlefelt.co.uk

It's a: 
workshop
Venue: 
Beetle Felt Craft Studio
Location: 
Chorlton, Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Sunday 10.30-1.30
Rates: 
from £24

Batik with Margo Singer

This course introduces you to fabric painting using a wax resist, & copper tjanting tools to form wax outlines around your design. 
All materials and equipment are provided.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Beetle Felt Craft Studio
Location: 
Chorlton Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Saturday 16th April 2011 10.30-1.30
Rates: 
£26

Wednesday Weaving Workshops

Why not learn the art of weaving and join us on the Wednesday Weaving Workshops from 7-9pm. Book onto a series of four workshops costing just £40, to gain a more in depth knowledge of Bead weaving, Basket weaving, Braiding and Box loom weaving. http://www.beetlefelt.co.uk/booking.htm

Braiding this is a four week workshop.
We shall look at examples of braiding and the different methods of creating braids. Using a warping mill and your choice of colours you will be shown how to make a warp. You will make the device to weave with and learn how to manipulate the threads to make sophisticated patterns. Finally we shall make a fringe.

Box loom weaving: Using a box loom and fabric bits and pieces I’ll show you how to weave a beautiful wall hanging cascading with colour. We shall look at examples of weaving. You will learn how to make a heddle and how to thread up a box loom. This method is suitable to use with high school students. We shall arrange the colours and weave them using various techniques. Finally we shall fringe the woven hanging.

It's a: 
workshop
Venue: 
Beetle Felt Craft studio, Manchester
Location: 
Chorlton, Manchester, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Wednesday 7-9pm
Rates: 
£40 per 4 week session

Experience

Hen Party

A crafting hen party for 12 hens chatting and stitching, drinking and eating.

Dates: 
Aug 2010

Oddest Bar Sock monster workshop

Making sock monsters with children age 7+

Dates: 
Aug 2010 - Jan 2014

Educational history

Secondary D&T PGCE

Dates: 
September, 2005 - July, 2006
Institution: 
Didsbury MMU
Enjoyed teaching textiles creating and making products with a purpose.

B.A. (Hons) Degree

Dates: 
September, 1983 - July, 1986
Institution: 
MMU
Highly commended for achievement in Art History. Specialised in weaving and felting. Worked with very fine yarns and highly sophisticated, intricate and complicated woven designs.

Foundation Art

Dates: 
September, 1982 - July, 1983
Institution: 
Cambridge College of Arts and Technology
Experimated and explored media -pushing boundaries.

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.


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