Made of local materials in Ballydehob, West Cork, Ireland.
What We Do
We grow our materials.
All materials are manually processed in traditional ways.
New artefacts are made.
Why You’ll Love Us
Working with nature.
“Gorgeous and sweet,”
Our Favourite Makes
We started to work with ceramics too. The joy of making stuff from clay! So far, we’re making earthenware as our kiln works up to 1,100 degr. C Some of the pieces are hybrids, combining ceramics and wool – check out the pin cushions below. Some pieces are hanging ornaments, while other pieces can beContinue reading “Ceramics”
Wool comes from sheep, goats and possibly some other animals with soft and curly fur. It’s normally sheared (a haircut). The wool is then cleaned and washed, which is quite a lengthy and sometimes smelly process. When the wool has dried, it’s either used as is, or dyed, preferably using natural dyes, for example, onionContinue reading “Making wool”
Materials Wool Felting needle. It’s a special type of needle with microscopic barbs that help pull wool fibers back into themselves. Backing foam. A work surface that prevents you from stabbing yourself. Procedure Take a pinch of wool. Shape it with your fingers. Use the needle to work the fibers into themselves. More ideas howContinue reading “Needlefelting”