September 05, 2022 3 min read

Yarn Store - Natural Dyeing Courses and Lots More

In our yarn store, discover a range of hand dyed yarn, beautiful tools and accessories and world leading magazines for knitting and crochet. Also in the yarn store are our hands-on Craft Courses and Workshops.

  • Hand dyed yarn, Yarn bowls, ceramic and wooden,
  • Notions - Cohana, Cocoknits, Thread and Maple
  • Craft Courses and Workshops - Natural Dyeing, Dye Kits and
  • World leading magazines - Amirisu, Faire, Laine, Selvedge.

As Featured in Art Share Love Magazine

Our Natural Dyeing Craft Courses are featured in the September 2022 Art Share Love magazine. See us on page 23, click here...  Art Share Love's article begins... "NATURAL DYEING COURSES & LOTS MORE AT FELINFACH...

Craft Courses - Natural dyeing with natural dyes only

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Passionate about textiles? Ever wanted to dye your own yarn with natural products that are kind to the earth? At Felin Fach, situated in a renovated outbuilding of a 200-year-old former flour mill in Pembrokeshire, you can learn the beautiful heritage craft skill of hand dyeing protein fibres, such as sheep wool, alpaca, yak and silk or cellulose plant fibres such as cotton, linen, hemp and bamboo. All using traditional, natural dyes. You will leave your course with the knowledge to successfully dye yarn and fabrics with lasting colour to use in your projects at home, using only natural dyes.

Their courses range from a half-day taster which is £75, one day (protein or cellulose fibres) which is £125 or two days, combing both protein and cellulose fibres, which is £250. For 2022, courses run from February to November and are listed on the website. All course materials are included, all you need to bring is a packed lunch!

FelinFach make a range of hand dyed yarns and scarves, dyed with natural dyes only, using a combination of different dye techniques. For example, immersion dyeing, hand painted and printed, shibori and various indigo vats. FelinFach design Welsh blankets which are hand woven for us in the remaining Welsh mills and have recently introduced our own range of hand poured candles, diffusers, tealights and wax melts. All are made in our
Chandlery Studio in Pembrokeshire". Article ends.

 

Craft Courses - Natural Dyeing

Start your natural dyeing journey here! Learn how to hand dye protein fibres (animal fibres such as sheep wool, alpaca, yak and silk) or cellulose fibres (plant fibres such as cotton, linen, hemp and bamboo) using traditional natural dyes. Expert tuition in a professional, purpose designed dye studio environment.

The craft courses are a hands-on learning experience using ancient natural dyes such as Madder, Weld, and Cochineal, to name a few, in their natural form as well as extract.  You will leave with the knowledge to successfully dye yarn and fabrics with lasting colour to use in your projects at home, using only natural dyes.  

 

Craft Courses - Natural Dyeing  Craft Courses - Natural dye extracts Craft Courses are held in the Felinfach Dye Studio (Gweithdy) Craft Courses - Cellulose Fibres - Cotton, bamboo, hemp Craft Courses - FelinFach Hand dyed yarn with natural dyes only

 

About FelinFach

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 hand woven at Welsh mills.

Welsh Blankets - Hand woven in in Wales in limited numbers Wool Throws - Hand woven in Wales Chandlery - Reed diffusers, tealights and wax melts - hand poured in Wales  Craft Courses - Natural Dyeing Gift Cards - By Post or by Email Welsh Tartan Scarves Sheepskin Rugs

 We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves are all available in our yarn store and shop. We also offer Welsh tartansSheepskin Rugs, Gift Cards and tools and books for crafters and knitters - Cocoknits, Laine, Amirisu and Making to name a few! Our candles, reed diffusers, wax melts and tealights are hand poured by us. Lastly, craft courses on hand dyeing with 100% natural dyes in the purpose designed FelinFach Dye Studio. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for WoolAll Things Wales and Global Welsh.

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Last update 5th September 2022

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