craftsmidwales

I hope you enjoy looking through my Web Site of Hand Woven Fleece Rugs, Naturally Dyed Scarves, Willow Sculpture and Traditional Willow Baskets. I run workshops in all related subjects and am happy to create commissions to your specification. Beryl Smith

Saturday, April 19, 2014

WORKSHOPS AND OPEN STUDIO

 
I am running a series of  3 workshops in May during Powys Arts Month, why not come and learn a new skill or brush on an old one.


Sat 10 & Sun 11 May 9.30am – 4.30pm: 
Traditional Basket Making - make your very own shopping basket (2 days) £90.

Sat 17 May, 9.30am – 4.30pm: 

Willow Sculpture - making a bird for the garden (1 day); £50

Sat 24 May 9.30am – 4.30pm: 

Weaving with Rush to make a table mat or bowl (1 day)£50

Booking essential 07779 873778 or midwales@yahoo.co.uk


There are also a selection of open studio dates. 

 

Fri 2nd to Mon 5th May
Fri9th to Mon 12th

Fri16th to 1Mon 9th May

Fri 23rd to Mon 26th May
11am to 3pm daily.
Please ring for details

 Look forward to meeting up with some of you.
ri 2 - Mon 5
Fri 9th-Mon 12th
Fri 16 - Mon 19
Fri 23 - Mon 26 May
11am to 3pm - See more at: http://www.powysartsmonth.org.uk/whats-on/details/profile/artists/crafts-mid-wales.html#sthash.3HJU1N1R.dpuf
Fri 2 - Mon 5
Fri 9th-Mon 12th
Fri 16 - Mon 19
Fri 23 - Mon 26 May
11am to 3pm - See more at: http://www.powysartsmonth.org.uk/whats-on/details/profile/artists/crafts-mid-wales.html#sthash.3HJU1N1R.dpuf
Fri 2 - Mon 5
Fri 9th-Mon 12th
Fri 16 - Mon 19
Fri 23 - Mon 26 May
11am to 3pm - See more at: http://www.powysartsmonth.org.uk/whats-on/details/profile/artists/crafts-mid-wales.html#sthash.3HJU1N1R.dpufLook forward to meeting up with some of you.





Sunday, December 15, 2013

Rush Hat Workshop December 2013

Here are some fabulous photos of the Rush Hat Workshop I hosted in my studio, that happened today the 15th December 2013 with Ingrid, Irene and Eileen who all made fabulous hats.









Three Fabulous Hats with 3 Lovely Ladies - Thank You



Tuesday, June 4, 2013



Still spaces on Lockerhooking Workshop with Sue Clow from Rag Art, this Thursday 6th June 2013
 
 
AND
 
 Upcycling Part 1 with Samantha Boulanger from Kaotic Kitus Friday 7th June 2013
 
email me on info@woolandwillowfestival.org ONLY £35 for the day - Bargain!
Please share this amongst all your friends and lets try and get these two workshops full.
Thanks very much - Beryl

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

TWO DAY BASKET MAKING WORKSHOP

Two Day  
Traditional Basket Making Workshop
at
The Wool and Willow Festival
on the 
8th and 9th June 2013
Minerva Arts Centre
Llanidloes SY18 6BX
Please go the the Wool and Willow Festival workshop page to print a application form or contact me directly.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

NEW SCARVES WOVEN RECENTLY

NEW SCARVES ON THE LOOM
Here are some pictures of my most recent scarves being woven on the loom using Colinette yarn chunky cotton chenille, lovely an soft.  Also at the bottom some tweed effect scarves using Colinette Hullabaloo which is all natural wool beautifully dyed in tweed colours with a welsh black thread running through it.




Monday, October 22, 2012

Images from the basket making course 14th and 15th October 2012


Photos from the recent two day basket making course I held at my studio.
Well done to Siobhan, Elaine and Jackie! 



 





Working with Art Students and Yale College Wrexham


I had a great three days working with the Art Students at Yale College in Wrexham.  
Here are some photos of the two willow houses they created as part of their projec.
Thanks to all involved who made this a fun and memorable occasion!