york felt makers

Yorkfeltmakers

contemporary & creative feltmaking for the textile artist

Meetings Diary

We meet at Dunnington Reading Rooms on a monthly basis. Start/end times will vary depending on activity.
Basic materials will be provided for beginners but please bring along an old towel and, if you have it, your felting kit.
Please note that for sessions with invited external tutors bookings will open one month before the workshop.

(First visit free) £5 for non-members. £3 members.

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York Feltmakers Programme 2022 Dates and Timings

We normally, but not always, meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
Workshop bookings are open 1 month in advance.
On meeting days the hall will be open for members to work from 10.00am – 4.00pm.

Date Event
18th June 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - General Felt Session
Bring your own project.
16th July 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - Skill share
Pictures with Jill Wilson.
20th August 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - Skill share
Frilled Scarves with Eve Brown.
17th September 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - Workshop
Hats with Vivienne Morpeth.
Vivienne was originally coming to us before Covid restrictions and devised a hat especially for YFM in her own distinctive style. We are delighted that, at last, she will be able to run the postponed workshop. Details to be confirmed but reserve the date as we are sure it will be a popular workshop.
25th October 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - Skill share
Autumn Wreathes with Carol Forbes.
19th November 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - Skill share
Easy slippers with Eve Brown and Julie Lane.
20th December 10.00am - approx 4.00pm - Skill share
Christmas Decorations, Leader TBC.

*A skill share is an informal session with a demonstration and the opportunity to practise a particular felt making skill.