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Jools Abbey

Julie abbey has been needle felting for several years, beginning with simple projects and evolving into life size models of dogs. Crafting is an important part of her life and she knits anything, as long it is complicated, crochets, sews, writes, makes jewellery and paints. All this is addition to her work as a midwife, hypnobirthing teacher and fitness instructor.

Courses by this Tutor
  • 14 October 2017
    10 - 4.30
    £90 inc. home-made lunch, biscuits & cakes etc. .Materials £10 to be paid on the day.

    Needle felting is the art of creating felt by pricking raw wool with special barbed needles.  The fibres becomes enmeshed and can be formed into a picture or a sculpture.  With a basic form constructed, e.g. head, body, limbs, the sculpting begins.  By adding more wool, or...

  • 28 October 2017
    10 - 4.30
    £90 including home-made lunch, bisuits & cakes

    The art of taxidermy is in preparing, stuffing and then mounting the skins of animals for display.  These could be as hunting trophies, or for museum use or maybe the preservation of a beloved pet.  Taxidermy is a Greek word for "arrangement of skin".  On this one-day course...