The sun was shining brightly on the farm and the day grew hotter and hotter. Joe Hope and his team did a fantastic job and our sheep were very pleased to be rid of their thick woolly coats!
We also had demonstration of the wonderful things that can be done with wool fibres.
Barbara Weeks was there showing us how she makes felt. She had some beautiful samples of her work and showed us the different effects of the various types of wool. You can see more of her work on her website barbaraweeks.com
Some of Sue Forey’s amazing pictures made from fibre. See more of her work on Sue Forey’s Blog
The ladies from the Buckinghamshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers were demonstrating spinning and weaving. Find out more about them on their webpage.