Press Release: 22 March 2013
Designers and makers from across the UK are busy working on items from shoes to furniture for a first-time organic wool showcase at Wales' premier annual festival of wool and natural fibres in April.
The 17 participants, 10 of them based in Wales and others haili
We are delighted to announce that The Funky Felters from Llanelltyd near Dolgellau are staging an exhibition of their work on the Sheepwalk area for the duration of the show.
We are delighted to announce that Jenny Pepper has been booked for a 2nd felting workshop on 3d Sculptural Feltmaking.
Lizzie Houghton has been booked for the 2 day Felting Workshop which will be following on from Wonderwool on the Monday and Tuesday. Details to follow shortly.
Wingham Woolwork will be demonstrating the Snowy Creek Engineering Roller Felting Machine on their stand Q1 during the show.
Joan & Clive Jones of Woodland Turnery, Stand P5, are thrilled to announce that Nielanell, knitwear designer (see www.nielanell.com for further information), is making a flying visit to Wonderwool Wales from her Studio in Hoswick in the Shetland Isles.
Niela will be on the Woodland Tu
Jenni Stuart-Anderson's new book 'More Rag Rugs & Recycled Textile Projects' will be available on Stand S14 where she will be signing copies.
Wonderwool 2012 will have a dedicated area for the Woolsack where cushions can be stuffed and visitors can learn more about the project.
Below is some information taken from their web site www.woolsack.org, if you would like further information please visit their web site.
'Woolsack is part o
NEW YARN, EXCELANA, & BOOK SIGNING BY SUSAN CRAWFORD ON STAND M6 JOHN ARBON TEXTILES / FIBRE HARVEST - SATURDAY 28TH APRIL 2PM
EXCELANA is the result of an exciting collaboration between John Arbon of Fibre Harvest / John Arbon Textiles and Susan Crawford knitwear designer and author, bringing you a luxurious knitting yarn evoking vintage wools from the 'Golden Age of Knitting'.
Excelana yarn is 100% British wool, spun fro
A cheque for £500.00 will be going to the Wales Air Ambulance this year, £245.00 of which was raised by Amber and her helpers on the Interactive Area, the rest came from money collected from the mini bus service, the Bag Creche , other activities and a donation from Wonderwool Wales Ltd.