Wet Felting Workshop

15/07/2023, 10am

Museum of Making

Silk Mill Lane off Full Street




Museum of Making at Derby Silk has undergone a £18m refurbishment and welcomed its first visitors in May 2021. Derby’s stunning Silk Mill building stands…

Textiles Artist, Ursula Rae, will guide you through the process of how to turn soap, water and wool fibres into cloth.

In this hands-on session you will learn the process of wet felt making to create pieces of cloth and felt balls. Step by step, you will learn how felt is formed and use this to develop your own design – thinking about colour pattern and texture. This session is perfect for beginners. No prior experience needed. 

The workshop lasts 2 hours and there are two slots available:
10.15am-12.15pm or 1.30-3.30pm 

Suitable for adults and children aged 7 and over. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

£15 Adult / Child £13.50 / Members 10% discount / Derby Museums Family Friends 50% discount.

*If you or your child have any additional requirements please contact us in advance so we can do our best to accommodate you.

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