SATURDAY 6Th NOVEMBER, 1.30-4.30pm
Lindhay Room, Newton Abbot Racecourse
Enjoy a half day workshop with Tracey Creating a felted Devon landscape, seascape postcard picture, with the traditional technique of wet felting. Using a pre-felt base to work on and ‘painting’ with Merino wool and a selection of other fibers to give texture to your art.
Tracey will show you how to lay down your fibers adding wool curls to add texture and how to felt your Devon postcard to achieve your finished art piece.
You can further embellish your work at home with machine embroidery or/and hand embroidery to add detail and depth.
All felting materials provided. Please bring a towel and a small recycled plastic drinks bottle with holes pierced in the lid.
Tracey is a felt and textile artist specialising in creating unique handcrafted wearables, gifts, felted pictorial art and items for the home, using various embroidery and felting techniques in her work, she will often combine these techniques to achieve a very individual piece of art.
Her journey with textiles began as a teenager with embroidery, then later in the 90’s she gained a City and Guilds in Creative Embroidery and Textiles and then more recently she has studied at Bicton college where she achieved level 3 in Fibrecraft.
During her journey she has developed her skills in fabric dyeing and printing, hand and machine embroidery and felting techniques, always expanding the boundaries of her work.
In more recent years she has been approached to teach groups, give talks and lead workshops, which she finds very fulfilling.
She has a strong desire to pass on her knowledge to others and is very enthusiastic about teaching the next generation.