Today’s final Craft Group session in Scalpay Community Hall saw four of us learning rope twining from washed beach rope with Dawn Susan, which was carefully collected and washed by Rachel. We also learned twining with bailer twine to make new rope.
Once we had re-made coils of rope, we all had a go at stitching them into mats and baskets, much like a ciosan design.
We had a mooch through a book with some of Lois Walpole’s designs in it and felt inspired.
The next session is the Craft Fayre at Scalpay Community Hall 10am-4pm on Wednesday 25th April. You will be able to enjoy free teaching from Dawn Susan, Gill Thompson, Chris Hammacott and Mhairi Law and collect kits from Mhairi and Chris.
There will be hand crafted items on sale from our Artists and makers at the Scalpay Craft Group , where you can buy hand made local craft items.
The Scarista Piper has promised an appearance!