Create a unique, three-dimensional, wet-felted vessel, decorated with surface stitching. Guided by Wakefield based artist Helen Riddle, you will design a template and learn how to felt around a resist, creating your own unique vessel. The vessel will then be decorated using felt rope, needle-felting and hand stitch techniques,
Suitable for beginner and intermediate level participants.
About the artist
Helen Riddle was awarded the City and Guilds Medal for Excellence in Constructed Textiles in 2014 and works from her studio at The Art House, Wakefield.
Her work combines wet and needle felting with free-motion embroidery, hand stitch and print. She has recently exhibited for Wakefield Art Walk and Leeds Industrial Museum and her work can be seen at events and galleries around the UK. Helen’s rhubarb and heron brooches are stocked at the Hepworth Wakefield shop.
Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.
A two week cancellation policy applies to all workshops. As commercial workshops support our charitable activities, and materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than two weeks before the workshop date should you wish to cancel your place.
Should The Hepworth Wakefield need to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.