Education and Felt Teaching
University of Warwick July 2008 CertEd – Certificate of Higher Education in Post
Compulsory Education and Training
New College, Bromsgrove July 2006 City and Guilds 7407 teaching
New College, Bromsgrove July 2005/2004 City and Guilds felt making level 1, 2 and 3
City and Guilds design for craft level 1, 2 and 3
City and Guilds machine embroidery level 2 and 3
Specialist textile qualification recognised by EU taken in Finland, I am the only person in the UK to have this
Felt Rosa, Italy 2016
IFA AGM, UK 2017
Midwest Felting Symposium, USA 2018
Filtti – Finnish Felt making Association
IFA – International Felt makers Association
UK feltmakers Black and White sent to Summer exhibition Finland 2015
Organised 2 exhibitions in UK of Filtti members at Ludlow Assembly Rooms, Ludlow, UK and Cold harbour Mill, Uffculme, UK 2010
Funky Felt and Fibres – Caroline Merrell Feltmaker, Worcester
January 2010 to present - Tutor/felt artist.
tutoring felt courses and selling my own work and felting supplies
Felt in the Factory, Nr Ross on Wye
January 2013 to November 2015 - Tutor
dedicated felt studio, offering courses taught by international tutors and myself to a high standard in creativity and quality and City and Guilds Feltmaking level 2
Westhope Craft College, Craven Arms, Shropshire
September 2011 to June 2015 - Tutor.
Tutoring design and craft and City and Guilds felt making level 2 and 3.
Moral Fibre, Stanton Lacy, Ludlow
August 2009 to January 2010 - Manager of felt making business.
Tutoring courses and making bookings and being host to tutors from the Europe and further afield.
New College, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (Inkberrow Design Centre)
September 2004 to July 2010 - Lecturer
tutor of felt making and design and craft for post 16, delivering City and Guilds to a high standard