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Colour smorgasbord from Sara Quail dyeing workshop

Dyeing workshop Sara Quail

Dyeing 101 workshop with Sara Quail, Feb 2018. Techniques and tips for dyeing silk, cotton and other cellulose fibres. Sara’s aim was to teach participants how to pattern silk and cotton with fibre reactive dyes using a low immersion technique-ie by applying dye directly and manipulating the fabric. This was done using basic equipment in […]

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Jigsaw Weave & Felt with Martien van Zuilen

Workshop – Nov 2017 Presented by Martien van Zuilen, a FeltWest member and international tutor, participants spent a very pleasurable 2 days learning her unique Jigsaw Weave & Felt technique. With its strong visual impact, the opportunities to include this woven effect in handmade felt are endless – homewares, accessories and wearables or as accent […]

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Sara Quail surface design felt

Feltwest October Toss N Tell – Surface Design

October 2017 Toss ‘n’ Tell Demonstration – Surface Textures by Sara Quail 21 October 2017 Sara presented a fantastic and comprehensive demonstration, encompassing a huge variety of ideas & techniques that she has been experimenting with. I can hardly begin to represent it here…The accompanying pictures will help to tell the story. Looking beyond conventional […]

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