We offer a wide range of classes & kits associated with wool, fibre and heritage crafts.

We run evening and weekend classes specialising in heritage woollen crafts AND we work with local businesses to offer our classes to as many of you as possible in some of our areas most inspiring locations - CLICK HERE for more info!

Can't make a date? Have a group of friends who fancy a try?  If you have a special request then please email us and we will do our very best to accommodate you!

Current Workshops Listed:

27th October - Gower Heritage Centre 10.30 - 4pm AUTUMN TABLE RUNNER WEAVING

25th January - Elysium Studios 10 - 4pm WILLOW FLOWER BASKET WEAVING

LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING

Ffibrau Y Gwyr
Ffibrau y Gwyr, or Fibres of gower, is A collaboration project between Textile Artist & Tutor Tasha Middleton of sew Swansea and fibre artist Rachel Broughton 
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Out and About! COME AND SEE US!

 

Keep your eyes peeled for our goodies at The Funky Craft Fayre in Mumbles 2nd Sat of each month until Christmas!

NEXT FAYRE - 9th November at the Ostreme Centre in Mumbles

Here are a few of our favourite websites that we think you might like too:

For awesome classes in dressmaking, crochet, embroidery, overlocking and more:

Sew Swansea

For inspiring local art and artists and exciting workshop opportunities:

Gower Open Studios

For  an inspiring blog and utterly awesome patterns and colourways in crochet:

Lucy @ Attic24

For inspiring art displays, courses and tuition near Swansea Marina:

Mission Gallery

There is always something artistic and thought provoking on High Street in Swansea at:

Volcano Theatre

We are proudly associated with The Campaign for Wool, a global initiative created by HRH Prince of Wales in 2010, promoting and supporting rising demand for wool as a natural and sustainable resource.

March 5, 2019

Wow, it's been a while since our last blog post but hopefully our social media activities have filled the gap :)

We are now well and truly into our spring class listings and enjoying every minute.  It has been fantastic to meet so many new faces as we started 2019.

Tasha...

October 8, 2018

We have just finished a fab weekend at the Waterfront Museum in Swansea as part of the Swansea Fringe Festival.

We teamed up with Sew Swansea to offer all the squishy, textile goodness we could and had a great time talking with you all about our passion!  We were sellin...

September 24, 2018

Well, we have started weaving on the Dobcross Loom at Gower Heritage Centre.  Keep on eye on our Facebook posts for more information as to when we will be in the mill.

She is an incredible beast of engineering but it is fair to say that she can be a cranky beast too!

If...

July 2, 2018

We are really chuffed to be taking part in Gower Open Studios this year.

We have decorated the mill and displayed some of our work.  We have workshops listed on 1st, 8th and 14th July to coincide with the event.


We are all about local heritage art and craft and so Gower...

May 30, 2018

A frock from a fleece?  From start to finish? Really?  Well pretty much (I didn't sheer the sheep :) )!

I was really keen to get a finished item sorted that I had scoured, dyed, spun and knit and I finally managed it!

I started with a rather 'soiled' Texel fleece, s...

May 16, 2018

I reckon I might own that phrase! Love it!

Our workshop season has kicked off with some enjoyable days spinning, weaving and dyeing.  We have met some of you and you are awesome!  We spun, we wove, and shared the enthusiasm of heritage crafting!

It is fantastic to p...

April 17, 2018

Always keen to expand the teaching of heritage crafts, we have sought out renowned Welsh basket maker, Clare Revera.  

She will be coming to the Gower Heritage Centre on 28th July to teach a full day of basket making techniques!  I am super excited about this!

We will be...

April 16, 2018

Just a quick blog post to say thank you to all those who attended our hand spinning workshop at Gower Heritage Centre Woollen Mill on Saturday.

We had a fab time teaching a great bunch of ladies to spin their own yarn.  

Tea, cake & biscuits were had by all as well as a...

April 10, 2018

Now this I REALLY am excited about!

We have invested in a set of Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms so that we can commence workshops showing the basics and more advanced techniques that these awesome little looms are capable of!

I love them.  From scarves to rugs to place mats...

April 5, 2018

Another milestone reached and I am really excited!

We have opened an Etsy Shop in which we will be selling a whole variety of yarns, dyed and undyed as well as other materials to help you on your heritage craft journey.

In coming days and weeks our shop will stock a vari...

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