december 2014


Seasonal Greetings to you

Beetlefelt Studio has been evolving since 2007 and we have gone from strength to strength providing good quality craft workshops.

We are constantly delighted at the amount of beautiful items being made and the creativity displayed in our workshops.  We have got to know many of you well and you have returned again and again to make good use of our facilities. Our aim is to continue running a friendly place for you learn crafts and we hope that you enjoy some of our new workshops in 2015.

Thank you for your custom and we wish you a colourful and inspiring new year,

Carol, Dee, Isabel, Juliette, Lisa W, Lisa H, Maggie, Margo and Sally

WeavingWeaving Workshops

We have organised lots of weaving workshops for you to enjoy in the New Year. If weaving is something you have always wanted to try... then now is the time to book.

  • Introduction to Weaving
  • Inkle Loom Weaving
  • Tapestry Weaving
  • Tablet Braiding
  • Wednesday Weaving, daytime or evening
Weaving Workshops



Photos from the December daytime and evening weaving workshops

Just wanted to say I've absolutely loved the sessions so far and will definitely be coming back in February, it's been such a nice perk to look forward to during the working week.” Ebony

Felt Bag Making Workshop with Carol Mowl

How fantastic to make a strong and useful felt bag in one morning? We had lots of fun decorating the bags and of course enjoyed the usual banter and delicious homemade cake.

Come and make a Seamless Felt Purse with me on Saturday 4th April 2015 10am-2pm, £32.

Felt Bags

Photos from the November Felt Bag Making Workshop

Willow Weaving with Juliette Hamilton

Lots more willow weaving for you to enjoy in the new year. Be sure to secure your place on a Willow Dragonfly, Obelisk or Stags Head Workshop (these workshops book up fast).

Willow Weaving Workshops

Willow Decorations

Photos and feedback from the December Willow Decorations Workshop

“The Willow decoration workshop with Juliette was really good. It was an enjoyable and informative day. We made and decorated a heart shape, star and swirly feature.” John

Cosy Crochet Club with Lisa Henderson

The Crochet Club is starting on 16th January with Lisa Henderson. She is passionate about crochet and has masses of information to share and lots of projects planned for the New Year. She will start you off on the basics and help you to move on to reading more complicated patterns.

Every Friday 7-9pm, you can drop in or pay for a series of four workshops for £25. Crochet Club


Photos from the December Crochet Workshops

Needle Felted Birds with Carol Mowl

What a tweet to make wee birds out of fleece. They really came to life once we attached the beaks, wings and eyes.

Join me to make a Needle Felted Sheep on Sunday 8th February 10am-3pm, £34.

Needle Felted Bird Workshop

Photos and feedback from the December workshop

“Really enjoyed today.” Edwina

Patchwork with Lisa Watson

Join inspirational tutor Lisa for a relaxing morning hand sewing and learning different patchwork techniques. Make a pin cushion or a lavender bag, plus a Suffolk Puff Brooch using traditional and pieced patch work methods.  On

Sunday 25th Janurary 10am-1pm, £32. Patchwork Worshop

Photos of patchwork pin cushion and Suffolk puff brooch

Dates for your Diary 

Wonderwool Wales - Festival of Welsh Wool, 25th-26th April 2015

Regular Events

Rag Bags
On the last Sunday of the month at the ‘Nip and Tipple’ pub. Rag rugging projects and try out different techniques to recycle rags into beautiful things. If you would like to be kept informed about this get together, then email Rag Bags in the subject line to;

Chorlton Knits
The first and third Thursday, 6-8pm. Friendly and informal group of knitters. Back at the Lloyds now. Facebook page: ChorlltonKnits.



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