Working with Wool – Green Dragon Eco Farm

On Bank Holiday Monday, I was invited along with my fellow Feltmakers to Green Dragon Eco Farm.   It’s was a joy to be part of Working with Wool.

Green Dragon Eco Farm Working With Wool Poster

Working with Wool

The venue had a huge hall filled to bursting with lots of spinning wheels, wet felting, a table loom and lots of beautiful wool art pieces (many of the artists will be participating soon in Bucks Arts Week).
As part of the Feltmakers ‘team’, I was kept busy, setting up our stand and teaching wet felting ‘make-n-takes’, however, it wasn’t long before long I was distracted and started chatting to the other exhibitors – easily done! Continue reading “Working with Wool – Green Dragon Eco Farm”

Washing the Alpaca Fleece

Most people are happy with a pet goldfish, cat or dog but my younger sister has an alpaca or three. They have a wonderful temperament and keep the weeds down in her meadow and also produce wonderful fleece…. which she gives to me !

A Pet Alpaca

Most people are happy with a goldfish, cat or dog as a pet. My younger sister has some Suri alpacas. They have a wonderful temperament, keep the weeds down in her meadow and produce wonderful fleece, which she gives to me !

Alpaca fleece

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