Salvage the Selvedge with Jolette Le Roux and Suzi Park

Tuesday April 30th 10.30am – 5.00pm
At Melin Tregwynt Woollen Mill

Learn how to transform selvedge offcuts and pre-loved wool and cotton into something new.

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Selvedge offcuts are a by-product of the weaving process at Melin Tregwynt. Sustainability is important to the woollen mill and so they are keen to reduce waste by finding ways that their remnants can be transformed into something new and functional.

Designer Jolette Le Roux and Suzi Park from Make it in Wales will teach you a new process and assist you in transforming the selvedge offcuts and pre-loved wool and cotton, into a selvedge rectangle that can then be made into something new. Have a look at the photos below for some suggestions of what you might like to make. A rug, soft basket, snood or even a bag? You will learn simple making techniques and get lots of ideas for new projects which you can complete at home.

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The Venue

Here are some photos of Melin Tregwynt where the workshop will be taking place. It has a lovely new café serving delicious food and drinks. The workshop will be held in the exhibition space upstairs. The venue is located not far from Fishguard in beautiful Pembrokeshire.


• One day of professional textiles tuition from Jolette Le Roux and Suzi Park

• All materials required are included in your ticket price

• A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here

• A plentiful supply of tea is provided. Delicious lunches and treats will be available to purchase from the Melin Tregwynt café.