Hello, My name is Sharon Shaul, I am a felting and fibre artist, living in Darwen Lancashire.
Having been raised within a family involved in various stages of the textile industry, one of my earliest memories includes visiting a wool mill in Yorkshire, to select fabrics with my father. I remember visiting an elderly lady ( well she seemed elderly at the time to my 4 year old self) who had a spinning wheel and weaving loom in her home. Here I was also originally introduced to feltmaking.
These memories faded with the long and winding road of life, only to be revisited in 2005 when I was looking for a new focus, after spending years working in education.
Looms and spinning wheels were purchased with a range of books to teach myself to felt and weave.
These crafts became my new hobbies: making textile art, mainly through feltmaking. I set up my studio in 2006 and have continued since then working on a range of projects according to my mood and inspiration at the time.
Now I mainly produce my felt landscapes for myself, but I do exhibit at selected events and galleries throughout the north-west. I am a member of the Internalional Felt Makers Association, also the "Art and Crafts Guild in Lancashire".
If you wish to know anything or are interested in any of my items please send me a message at email@example.com
Dates for your diary
1st Saturday each month Eden Tearooms and Galleries
2nd Sunday each month Inglenook farm (aka the Lavender farm)
3rd Saturday each month
1November 1st and 15th Ormskirk Artisan Market. Moor st.
4th Sunday each month
Also Thursday December 3rd 6-9 pm
Heaton Fold Garden Centre. Bolton BL15UB
November 28,- 29 th
The Horse and Bamboo Theatre
June 2021 Leeds Wool Festival, Armley Mill, Leeds.
That's all for now.