Your Guide

646ae5ab e006 49e4 8fcc bd91baf59b8d cardnoborder

Molly Williams

Molly is a textile artist specialising in figurative felt sculpture. Contemporary and Modern dance inform the shapes and movement of the felt sculptures, and figurative shapes are a feature of her textile art. Molly lives in the UK and works from her studio in the garden. She teaches felt sculpture workshops internationally. Molly's research interest is in Ottoman textiles, costume and ceramics and she has studied Ottoman costume and design to create replica kaftans and pattern design to be used to print textiles, wall art and other products. BA Hons Embroidered Textiles - Middlesex University Qualified Design and Technology Teacher - Christ Church Canterbury University Memberships: Prism Textile Arts Society of Designer Craftsmen International Felt makers Association Websites: www.mollywilliams.co.uk www.fruitfulyear.co.uk

Questions? Comments? Email me!

About this course

How to make fabulous felt bowls

Learn how to make a 3D vessel with wool fibres. This is a wet felt process and is an introduction to 3D felt making.

Step-by-step videos show you, in detail, how to make a little felt bowl. 

Each lesson and video has worksheets for you to download and keep.

Materials and equipment: 

  • Bamboo mat 40cm x 30cm 
  • 2 pieces of bubble wrap the same size as the bamboo mat
  • Round piece of plastic underlay 16cm in diameter 
  • Large towel
  • Water bottle with a nozzle
  • Bar of soap
  • 40g Merino wool 23 microns in one or two colours
  • Netting or voile  30cm x 30cm - (must be synthetic nylon or polyester)
  • 1-2 small balloons
  • Plastic clip fastener
  • Sharp scissors

I hope you will join me on the course!

Best wishes

Molly