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Needlefelt mouse & chick

  • Sat 29th Feb (2-5pm) @ Just Footprints Chester - £35

  • Tues 3rd March (6:30-9pm) @ Chemist & Co Hoylake - £35

  • Wed 25th March (7 - 9:30pm) @ Lifestyle Collective Allerton - £35

A creative workshop for all levels of ability and experience due to small group sizes - create a chick can be yellow or any colour! then progress to create your own mouse character - can be as real or imaginary as you like! Needle felting is a relaxing and magical process. Catherine has over 20 years of textile experience and will guide you through each step to create a base, blend wool colours and techniques for using the different sizes of needles. Plenty examples and books and references for suppliers - material are available to buy on the day too! Great to have at home as decoration for a tree or standing anywhere -  or to give as handmade presents. All equipment and materials provided. For specific access requirements to each venue please contact me directly.

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

Lino cut & print cards

Led by Artist Catherine Carmyllie, this beginners workshop will guide you through the steps of designing, cutting and printing your own unique design onto greetings cards. Lino cut is a relaxing & creative activity which produces a very distinctive stylised look - can be themed or abstract. With envelopes, you can send to friends & family or frame these as mini works of original art! Catherine provides full guidance of what can be achieved and will share different techniques. Ideal for a creative beginner or somebody with more experience. Age 14 upwards due to sharp cutting tool. For specific access requirements to each venue please contact me directly.

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

  • Fri 31st Jan (12:30 - 3pm) @ Chemist & Co Hoylake - £35

  • Sat 22nd Feb (10:15 - 12:45pm) @Cass Art Liverpool - £35

  • Wed 26th Feb (7-9:30pm) @ Lifestyle Collective Allerton - £35

  • Sat 29th Feb (10.30 -1:30pm)@  Just Footprints Chester - £35

  • Tues 3rd March (3-6pm)@ Chemist&Co Hoylake - £35

  • Sat 28th March (10:30 - 1.30pm)@ Wild Flowers Florist Standish - £35

  • Thurs 2nd April (3-6pm) @ Chemist & Co Hoylake - £35

  • Sat 4th April (2-5pm) @Just Footprints Chester - £35

Felt a Birds House - pod

for adults & kids - half term

A creative workshop with Liverpool based Textile Artist Catherine Carmyllie. Wet felting is a relaxing and magical process. Catherine has over 20 years of textile experience and will guide you through each step to create a base, blend wool colours and techniques for adding different colours and textures of yarns and other interesting fibres. Plenty examples, this is great fun. All equipment and materials provided. Suitable age 6 upwards, tea and biscuits provided. 

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

  • Thurs 20th Feb  (11 - 1pm) @Chemist&Co Hoylake - £10

Creative felting - day session

Feltmaking is the oldest form of making a textile. Choose from over 50 shades of merino wool, silks and other exotic fibres such as recycled sari yarns, soy fibre, camel down - using just water and olive soap the fibres will magically transform into a textile in your hands! Felting is a very relaxing and rewarding creative skill. Catherine learnt her skills over 20 years ago when she lived in Finland. She has lots of different examples to inspire you. All equipment and materials provided.

 

In the full day session you will produce a wall art piece around A4 size to mount or stitch later into something, back a book. Also a felted flower brooch or tree decoration and time allowing a series of flowers. Below Chester date will be a smaller version of abstract art.

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

  • Sun 15th March  (11:30 - 5pm) @The Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool - £55

  • Sat 2nd May (2-5pm) @ Just Footprints Chester - £35

felted wool bead jewellery & 

 garland

This workshop will guide you through the techniques for making your own wet felted wool beads. Felted beads are still hand made by Nepalese women in large scale quantities, an ancient textile skill used then to make clothing, rugs and house hold items. In this workshop you choose to make either a necklace or garland with your wooly beads. Choose from 25 merino wool colours or mix together to produce your own shades. You will also learn how best to string them together and finish the ends to make the necklace adjustable. All materials and equipment provided. Age 12 upwards. Tea & coffee/biscuits provided.

 To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

Lino cut & print intermediate - day session

Led by Artist Catherine Carmyllie, this beginner to mid level workshop will guide you through the steps of designing, cutting and printing projects across 3/4  different lino techniques. Lino cut is a relaxing & creative activity which produces a very distinctive stylised look - can be themed or abstract. You can send to friends & family or frame these as mini works of original art! Catherine provides full guidance of what can be achieved and will share different techniques. project 1 a simple 1 colour print, project 2 and 3 can be a larger or more detailed 1 colour print, or look to challenge yourself using reduction lino print, chine colle, collage or simply by cutting 2/3 different plates and learning how to align these for registration. Ideal for a creative beginner or somebody with more experience. Age 14 upwards due to sharp cutting tool. For specific access requirements to each venue please contact me directly.

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

  • Sat 21st March  (11 - 4:30pm) @ Cass Art  Liverpool - £55

Nuno Felt a Book Cover

Feltmaking is the oldest form of making a textile. Choose from over 50 shades of merino wool, silks and other exotic fibres such as recycled sari yarns, soy fibre, camel down - using just water and olive soap the fibres will magically transform into a textile in your hands! Woven silks and cotton fabrics in plain and printed are laid over the wool surface during felting. Magically these bind to the surface producing a textured and interesting surface affect. Felting is a very relaxing and rewarding creative skill. Catherine learnt her skills over 20 years ago when she lived in Finland. She has lots of different examples to inspire you. All equipment and materials provided. Materials will be available to purchase from me on the day. 

 

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

  • Thurs 2nd April  (11-2pm) @ Chemist & Co Hoylake - £35

Needlefelt Dogs

(cats coming soon...)

A creative workshop for all levels of ability and experience due to small group sizes - create a pup - can be as real or imaginary as you like! Needle felting is a relaxing and magical process. Catherine has over 20 years of textile experience and will guide you through each step to create a base, blend wool colours and techniques for using the different sizes of needles. Plenty examples and books and references for suppliers - material are available to buy on the day too! Great to have at home as decoration for a or standing anywhere as a companion -  or to give as handmade presents. All equipment and materials provided. Suitable age 14 upwards. For specific access requirements to each venue please contact me directly.

To book please email me - info@catherinecarmyllie.com

  • Sat 4th April  (10:30 - 1:30pm) @ Just Footprints Chester - £35

  • Tues 5th May (3-6pm) @ Chemist & Co Hoylake - £35

  • Wed 20th May (7-9:30pm) @ Lifestyle Collective Allerton - £35