Curriculum Vitae

Education and Felt Teaching 

EDUCATION

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

                                                                               NOCN textiles

                                                                               City and Guilds machine embroidery  level, 2 and 3

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Specialist textile qualification recognised by EU taken in Finland, I am the only person in the UK to have this

INVITED TUTOR

Felt Rosa, Italy 2016

IFA AGM, UK 2017

Midwest Felting Symposium, USA 2018

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Filtti – Finnish Felt making Association

IFA – International Felt makers Association

EXHIBITIONS COLLATED

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

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