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Felt artist exhibits breed images at The Wool Clip

Jane-crop Jane Firth of Ullswater Felt Art
The Wool Clip's latest Spotlight exhibitor is Jane Firth of Ullswater Felt Art. Jane's needle-felted portraits of animals, particularly sheep, have been displayed at Woolfest in the past and were also recently part of the EVAN Open Studios exhibition at Eamont Bridge. Alice Underwood of The Wool Clip met Jane through the Cumbria Support Group of th...
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Clay meets wool with Lindsay at The Wool Clip

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There are just a couple of weeks left to see the work of The Wool Clip's latest Spotlight guest, Lindsay Thomas, a potter from Otley near Leeds. Lindsay is an established collaborator with Jean Wildish of The Wool Clip, combining her ceramics with Jean's yarn and fabrics to create jewellery. Lindsay has an exhibition of her jewellery in The Wool Cl...
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Chris’s work welcomes visitors to newly refurbished hotel

ReceptionDesk---Copy Chris's work welcomes guests to The Ro Hotel
A commissioned piece of work by Chris Crofts, a member of The Wool Clip, has been incorporated into the reception desk of The Ro Hotel in Bowness-in-Windermere. The large tufted rug has been incorporated into the reception desk of the recently refurbished hotel. The Ro opened at the beginning of July and represents a multi-million pound transformat...
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Craft bookbinder in the Spotlight as The Wool Clip re-opens

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As The Wool Clip shop at Caldbeck re-opens post-lockdown, there is a Spotlight display of work by guest artist, Kate Bowles. Kate creates hand-bound notebooks and journals from recycled and vintage materials and a selection of her pieces will be on sale during April and May at The Wool Clip. "I first met Kate when I was doing a show at Saltaire in ...
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New member brings crochet creations to The Wool Clip

Tracey-Todhunter-Profile-Photo-2020 Tracey Todhunter
The Wool Clip shop at Caldbeck in Cumbria has re-opened with a selection of colourful crochet creations from a new member, Tracey Todhunter (56) of Armathwaite in the Eden Valley. Tracey is a knitwear and crochet designer, trading individually as Granny Cool and now the 12th member of the Cumbrian Wool Clip co-operative. "I've been a keen follower ...
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Woolfest stays online for 2021

Join-in-on-FB-and-Insta Spreading the word online
Woolfest will be taking place online for the second year and is looking forward to welcoming thousands from around the world via social media. "We want to support as many of the businesses that would have been at Woolfest as we can," says Marion Rae, one of the organisers and a member of The Wool Clip. "Last year, we had just a few weeks to pull to...
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