My name is Carolyn Faith and I am a reformed book keeper. I have the good fortune to be living in the beautiful Roe Valley which bridges the gap between the legendary Causeway Coast and the wildness of the Sperrin Mountains.
I had my creative spirit re-ignited in 2016 when I attended some craft workshops run by a few of the many talented craftspeople who inhabit this corner of Northern Ireland.
I have dabbled with willow and played with wire, I’ve crocheted and knitted, tried patchwork and clay but Woolly Wild Folk only came about when I discovered needle felting and the buzz of seeing little creatures coming to life in my hands using nothing but fluff and a needle!
So I started to make animals, then I sold a few, then some more. I tested the waters at a few Christmas Craft Fairs, then the Roe Valley Speciality Market, Naturally North Coast & Glens Market , Etsy & Ebay and also HERE!….things grew slowly and there were many disappointments along the way but a Faith never gives up!
In addition to the above my felt creations can be found in No 6 Queen Street, Coleraine and a selection of my wool roving can be found in Row by Roe, Drumceatt Square, Limavady.
Since 2018 I have been providing workshops in the private and community sectors so I can spread my enthusiasm for this wonderful craft and I find this enormously rewarding. During the current lockdown I have been able to continue these workshops online via Zoom.
As I was unable to find materials locally I now hold a stock of felting wools and equipment which I sell through the markets, workshops, online and from home.
Needle felting is a magical craft and highly addictive, requires no patterns (Yay!), expensive materials or equipment, uses natural, sustainable and biodegradable materials and is the most forgiving craft I have ever come across!
So welcome all to my website, have a look around and see if I can entice or inspire you to try something or buy something new !