Twisted fibres is situated South Devon owned by wool artist Becky Scott. Becky in early 2013 gained a new and inspiring interest in felting and went on to study for a national qualification in fibre craft ,where through her artistic journey realised her new found talents and learnt to spin and dye wool , weave and crochet.
As a wool artist Becky is always learning new skills, and adding them to her portfolio of work. She loves to experiment with different wool fibres , creating an eclectic mix of imaginative textures that compound with the aspects of her natural surroundings, her vision to create beautiful landscapes of thought brings a sense of wonder and colour to her work.
Becky is available to teach a variety of wool & fibre crafts including wet and needle felting on a one to one basis and also in groups. Also she can teach wool spinning, and for the more advanced spinner art yarns. Plus dyeing wool and other textile crafts.
3 training courses found
Enyoy a half day learning the wonderful art of felt-making, using different types of wool fibres such as Merino, Shetland, Newfoundland, Alpaca , Gotland, Manx Loaghthan, you will be shown how to make your own wool mini animal sculpture or a 3d miniature landscape . Using felting needles that have barbed edges these needles make the wool matt together creating a piece of fabric that can be shaped and moulded into anything you want.
Enjoy a half day workshop in Brixham , Devon creating a beautiful wool painting using different wool tops and fibres including Merino wool, soft colourful wool curls, Mulberry silk and so many more. Wet felting is magnificent, using this process you can create stunning pieces of textured artwork that express your inner creativity .
Do you knit or crochet? or pehaps you weave? Learn the traditional way to spin wool on a Kiwi double treadle spinning wheel, great for beginners and has two different flyers to spin art yarn too if your feeling brave! . This is a full day learning to spin wool so you will go home with the knowledge and experience of being able to set up a wheel, learn the different approaches of spinning wool and the different types of fibres that can be used in spinning wool.