A fantastic event not to be missed!
Friday, 21 November 2014
Saturday, 5 July 2014
|Table loom and the white woolen hand spun warp on the ground in front of the GalGael sign|
This June wood craft and wool craft at GalGael were sharing a stall at the Royal Highland Show in Ingliston/ Edinburgh.
|The Galgael stall with wood craft and wool craft|
|Laryna making the warp for the rigid-heddle loom|
|Finished warp with rigid-heddle loom|
|First 25 cm of the hand woven scarf|
|Gillian weaving the scarf|
Inkle loom with a new cotton warp for a strap or a belt. A simple way to learn weaving. Visitors, children and adults had the great opportunity to weave at the inkle loom.
|The first couple of shots|
Observing the spinning wheel spinning is always so calming and relaxing. We had many visitors small and large who took photos of us spinning at the spinning wheel. Those, who wished had a go at spinning the lovely soft sheep's wool.
|Gillian spinning at her New Zealand spinning wheel|
|Wool craft corner with wool craft tools|
|Laryna spinning at her Scottish spinning wheel|
|We saw many woolly friends at the Royal Highland Show|
|Another impressive woolly friend|
|Upright floor loom here with a rag rug|
Last but not least the upright floor loom, where adult and children visitors could have a couple of shots with recycled straps from clothes and other fabrics.
If you would like to find out more about weaving, spinning and felting at GalGael, please come along on a Thursday night or send us an email.
"Inspired by the colours of Summer" felt workshop on Thursday, the 10th of July 2014 4-5.30pm in GalGaelIn this felt workshops you will either
learn how to needle felt or improve your skills in needle felting or to use warm soapy water and friction for wet felting. We will use natural fluffy wool and colourful dyed wool fibres to create Summer related objects like a flower or a little ornament eg. a flower fairy or anything else related to Summer
This is a great opportunity to learn a new skill, or improve your felt skills and create a beautiful
object. It's fun and easy to learn!
No previous experience needed! Please feel free to invite friends!
Cost:£5 incl. material
This workshop is lead by Laryna, volunteer in GalGael.
More felt workshops to come in August.
Venue: Galgael, 15 Fairley Street, Glasgow/Ibrox, G51 2SN
Please book your place via Galgael's office:0141/ 4273070
or Laryna:07503 210 416
|Wet felted flowers|