August 09, 2021 3 min read
Learn or develop your skills in our FelinFach Dye Studio. Located in the north Pembrokeshire countryside, our natural fabric dyeing workshops and craft courses are held in a purpose designed Dye Studio. All the yarn and scarves for sale on this website have been hand dyed with natural dyes by the Tutor of these workshops - Hand Dyed Yarn - Hand Dyed Scarves. There is a beauty and depth of colour to natural dye that becomes more beautiful with age. Hand dyed colours, dyed with natural dyes may be repeated but they can never be exactly the same - part of the beauty of a handmade product!
Take this opportunity to learn a new craft...
The workshops have one Tutor and a maximum number of six students. We guarantee to hold each workshop irrespective of the number of students unless there is some unavoidable reason to cancel.
All equipment and materials you need are provided. This includes all the yarn or cellulose fibres you need to learn natural dyeing, gloves and an apron and, of course, the professional natural dye extracts. Dye extracts will vary from workshop to work shop but will include dyes such as madder, cutch, lac, logwood and others. A notebook is also included for you to start your own Dye Reference record. By providing all you need, we hope that it will help you concentrate on the workshop and learn as much as you can.
Taking in so much in a one-day workshop can sometimes be daunting - so to help you turn your workshop learning into practice, our workshops include 30 days post workshop email support to make sure your practical experience turns into natural dyeing at home.
The workshops are held at the purpose designed FelinFach Dye Studio in a rural location in the SA37 post code area, near to the villages of Blaenffos, Boncath and Crymych, Pembrokeshire.
Following the Welsh Government announcement as of 7th August, all our Workshops are fully operational. If the laws were to change between 7th August and your Workshop, we will refund you in full if Government requires us to cancel/postpone a workshop.
Our company, FelinFach Natural Textiles is located in the heart of the Preseli area of Pembrokeshire near to Boncath. We design Welsh blankets and the iconic Welsh Tapestry blankets which are traditionally woven at Welsh mills. We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves and other handmade products. We also offer Welsh tartans, Sheepskin Rugs, Gift Cards and tools and books for crafters and knitters - Cocoknits, Laine, Amirisu and Making to name a few! Lastly, workshops on hand dyeing with 100% natural dyes in the purpose designed FelinFach Dye Studio. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for Wool, All Things Wales and Global Welsh.
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