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Darning

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

Before the fabric gets sent away to the finishers, it is inspected for any knots...

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Family Evening at the Woolmill...

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

Come down to the Woolmill on the 16th of June, from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, for a family evening of food, drink and live music!

To find out more about the event and book tickets, please click here.

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Traditional African Shukas

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

The children at Mayega Children’s Centre looking at some photos of the Shukas on the loom...

If you are not familiar with the project, we are working with Busega Scotland to raise funds for the Mayega Children’s Centre by making a minimum of 30 Shukas. 

Busega Scotland describes Mayega Children’s Centre as "home for up to twenty-eight orphaned or otherwise destitute children and young people." For more information about Busega Scotland, please read our previous blog post.

The Traditional African Shucks will be on sale in May (approx.) - they still to be split, hemmed and labelled.

Posted in Busega Scotland, Latest news, People, Places

Upcoming Workshops at the Woolmill...

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

Following the popular 'Knitting but Not as You Know It', Charis Edward Wells is returning to the Woolmill to host a variety of workshops!

The workshops last two hours and range from £15 to £20. The price includes materials and refreshments. 

See below for all the upcoming workshops...

Bath Bomb Workshop - Sunday, 25th June, 2pm - 4pm

Is there anything better than coming home from a long day at work and slipping into a hot bath with a luxurious bath bomb? Definitely not! Learn how to make your own from a few simple items and you will never go without.

 

Needle Knitting Workshop - Sunday, 23rd July, 2pm - 4pm

Learn the time-honoured tradition of knitting with two needles. It’s easier than you think. Come to this class to learn how to knit a beanie in under two hours and wear it home!

 

Crochet Jewellery Workshop - Sunday, 27th August, 2pm - 4pm

Want to try using crochet in a new way? Using some interesting yarns, we can make trés chic earrings which will be perfect for a gift or just to wear yourself.

 

Easy Print Making Workshop - Sunday, 24th September, 2pm - 4pm

A fun activity for everyone to be involved in. Printmaking doesn’t have to be complicated or use too many tools. Come to the class to learn how to use simple materials to make wonderful monoprints that look great framed and make perfect gifts you can frame in your own home.

 

Soap Making Workshop - Sunday, 29th October, 2pm - 4pm

Try your hand at designing and setting your own unique soap with essential oils. Perfect if you are ready to think about your homemade Christmas gifts.

 

For more information, or to book a place on one of the above workshops, please click here.

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Fabric Covered Notebooks

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

Notebooks measure 15 x 21.5cm (approx. A5 size). Blank or Lined 90gsm paper available.

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Glorious Treats

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

A few photos of the delicious home made cakes that have been in our café recently...

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Kaleidoscope Throws - Weaving

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Kirstin Gault

Weaving our new Kaleidoscope throws on the Dornier loom!

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