How to make your own liquid olive oil soap for felt making…

Olive oil soap is brilliant for felt making! It’s low on suds and moisturising for hard working hands. Soap is alkaline and changes the pH of the wool fibres and this in turn causes the fibres to felt better and quicker. Materials and Equipment 100g bar of olive oil soap Boiling water Saucepan 2 litre … More How to make your own liquid olive oil soap for felt making…

New Online Course: Contemplative Figure -A Unique Felt Sculpture

  My New Online Course begins NEXT WEEK Wednesday 22nd April 2020 CONTEMPLATIVE FIGURE – A UNIQUE FELT SCULPTURE £250.00 … A quick look at the course: Learn how to make a large contemplative sculpture using a wet felt method of sculpting. The sculptures are inspired by the work of modern sculptors, such as Barbara … More New Online Course: Contemplative Figure -A Unique Felt Sculpture

Ottoman kaftan construction – 2 Child’s Kaftans

The Clothworkers Centre in London have several Ottoman kaftans in its archive and I have visited the centre to examine some of their examples. I was interested to see how the kaftans were cut and details of the stitching. The archive kaftan pieces are typical of work made in the Ottoman court workshops during the 16th … More Ottoman kaftan construction – 2 Child’s Kaftans

How to make an Art or Craft online course …the things they don’t teach you!!

This is the course I wish I had found before I started making my first online course. 

It is for creatives like me – artists, designers and crafts people who would like to teach their practical skills to the world through video demonstrations.  … More How to make an Art or Craft online course …the things they don’t teach you!!