Create With Fibre
Spinning, knitting, crochet, weaving and dyeing are Janet's passion and the reason she springs out of bed every morning with a song in her heart. Her aim is to pass this love of fibre on to others and help them de-stress, have fun and create wonderful things.
She has taught spinning, weaving, dyeing, crochet, knitting and feltmaking at all levels for 20 years and to more than 45 different groups, organisations, schools and yarn shops. Many have her back time and time again.
So here's the nitty gritty........
Is an accredited Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers tutor.
Has tutored at the Weavers, Spinners and Dyers National Summer School
Is experienced in working with people in all types of settings, from Guilds and voluntary groups, to schools, Looked After young people and those with additional needs
Holds the Certificate of Achievement in Handspinning
Has the Diploma in Crochet part 1
Is fully insured and has a PVG certificate
Is a published author of the book 'How to spin - just about anything'. Unlike many books, actually DOES tell you how to spin -and has great reviews.
Has been involved in many projects and exhibitions. This has included using textiles in a care setting, in work for the Care Commission and in therapeutic work.'
Is a member and past President of Dumfries & Galloway Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers.
Co-founded Ayrshire Handspinners 20 years ago.
Is working on a major art project Knit 1 Bike 1 for a second book and an exhibition.
'Thank you so much for the workshop. It was tremendous. Such fun and so illuminating!
'Everyone said they would come again'
'Fantastic - really well-organised course and really good tutor'
'The course was brilliant from beginning to end - can't think how it might be improved'
'Clear teaching. Time for practice or consolidation in a relaxed atmosphere'
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