Our distributor in Taiwan, Foundertek, has recently held the 5th Felting Master Course for teachers. During the fifty hour programme these teachers study the history of felting, surface design, colour, garment design and teaching techniques.
New Zealand's official gift to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son is a hand-spun, hand-knitted fine lace shawl, similar to the one that New Zealand gave when Prince William was born.
This School that meets in the Stoke Albany Village Hall in Leicestershire helps and inspires new and experienced spinners, weavers and dyers. Tutor Pam Austin who has a mission to promote Long Draw spinning - because "life's too short for anything else"- welcomed Kate and David to their Open day.
Battle Wool Shop, opened in September 1989 by Shelagh Duffill who after being taught to knit by her godmother when she was only three and a half has always loved working with wool. She and her knowledgeable staff advise and supply customers with all their knitting and crochet, stitching and embroidery, spinning and dyeing, tatting and beading requirements.