Dalmally Share Days Spinning and Weaving 2016-2017

Dalmally Share Days  Dalmally Railway Station has a community based fibre share day We are now in our 3rd year and have recently planned two weekly days to come together and share skills of spinning or weaving. We don’t have a membership charge but we bring food and skills to share. These are the dates … Continued

Felted Fleeces

Felting a full fleece freshly shorn from the sheep is an excellent way of making a stunning rug from wool. In Argyll there are many hardy sheep breeds of small sturdy animals which are well adapted to the windy and wet climate. There wool made not always be super soft but we can always say … Continued

Felt connects with nature at KIlchoan

It was a great pleasure for me to teach the tiny school at Kilchoan the joy and surprise of felt making. [metaslider id=3431] My learning increased dramatically about the life and hardships facing our fresh water mussels. Thought the Lochabers Fishery trust educating through art took a whole new direction . With the enthusiastic team … Continued

Out and about with Heartfelt during the month of November

We have had a great opportunity to make the best of the Autumnal leaf fall and have created some beautiful new work. Apart from visiting us here at the Studio we will be at several venues through this month. Sunday 13th November The Tree Shop garden Centre ,Cairndow 11.00-16.00 Saturday 19th November Glasgow Christmas Fair … Continued

Why Crochet makes me cry.

                                              A strange title for an article, does it frustrate me or upset me ? No nothing of the kind . Today in the post I received a parcel from  dear friend Maria Vesela … Continued

November 2016: Morning Taster Workshops

November 2016 : Taster Workshops : Thursday am fun : – 10 am-12.30 pm These  taster mornings are a great opportunity to upgrade your existing skills or learn totally new ones . There will be new ideas and approaches to some tradition crafts. £25 per session inclusive of all materials and notes. Thursday 3rd Nov … Continued

October Workshop (Saturday 29th) Over-dyeing coloured fleece

Many of our Scottish breeds have more than one colour in them and it often comes as a surprise that it is possible not only to dye but to create a myriad of tones and shades by using a darker fibre to begin with. These pieces of fieldwork are by Jennifer Alexander  showing the beautiful colour … Continued

Oct – Dec : Christmas Craft workshops for Marys Meals Tuesdays 10am-12.30pm

Beginning October 25th for 6 consecutive weeks from 10am-12.30pm This workshop led by Dorothy and the team of crafters from North Connel who  create a range of recycled craft goods they sell to raise funds for Marys Meals all year round. Talented ladies in many fields of crafts they have teamed up with heartfelt by … Continued

October Workshop (1st) The Healing Promise of Qi with Susan Coon

This planned workshop has been post poned to a futue date due to unforeseen circumstance . We hope to run it again in early 2017 , please email us if you would like more information …. Suse will be teaching various workshops in the Tarbert area , contact her for more details. Suse has been … Continued

October Workshop (15th / 16th) : Felt Slipper weekend

Weekend workshop on October 15th / 16th 2016 A weekend to indulge in the pleasure of felt making and to create a cosy pair of slippers for the cold Winter ahead. I have made slippers for 20 years and learned much on that journey. I am delighted to offer a workshop in this skill to … Continued