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Wed, 11 Jan


Art Centre Washington, UK

Option 3. Felted Bag 'Water Drop' with Diana Nagorna

Join the world known textile, feltmlaing master a fashion designer Diana Nagorna for unique experience of creating a bag in a shape of a water drop, one of Diana's signature and the best selling product.

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Option 3. Felted Bag 'Water Drop' with Diana Nagorna
Option 3. Felted Bag 'Water Drop' with Diana Nagorna

Time & Location

11 Jan 2023, 09:00 GMT – 12 Jan 2023, 17:00 GMT

Art Centre Washington, UK, Biddick Ln, Washington NE38 8AB, UK


About the event

Welcome to a feltmaking retreat with Diana Nagorna hosted by Lena Archbold. Together we will create an unforgatable experience exploring into the exciting world of feltmaking learning various feltmaking tecniques, creating a unique kimono jacket and then a matching bag in the style of a water drop, which is Diana's best seller. The retreat will take place from the 6th of January to the 12th of January in the North East of England. This class is a part of the feltmaking retreat. If you only want to make a hand bag, then this class is for you. If you would like to have a full experience of discovering and creating various textures, making a kimono -jacket and a matching bag, then please check a feltmaking retreat programme and save money. 

11th of January 9.00 - 12th of January 17.00

Bag in the shape of a water drop.

Learn how to make strong, high quality felt  that does not pill and keeps its beautiful sculptural shape forever. 

It is suitable for people with experience working with thicker and sculptured felt such as slippers and bags. 

You can chose to create a mini or midi bag. You will learn to:

  • Work with a template
  • Make high quality sculptured felt
  • Shape sculptured felt into a beautiful symmetrical felt
  • Add decoration.

Bag Accesspsries for bag price of $70 is included.

Material List for a bag

1. Wool 27-32 microns (Bergschaf wool) - 400-500 grams

2. Accesspsries for bag is $70 to be supplied by Diana and to be paid to Diana during the workshop

3. Optional: If you want to make a lining, then lining fabric materials.


1. Resist material for coat and bag

2. Water distribution device

3. Sander

4. Any other tools including roller.

5. Net

6. olive oil soap

7. towels

8. Small Philips scredriever

Please let me know if you coming from another country and can not bring tools

Max 12 people

What is included in the price:

Tution by Diana Nagorna and support by Lena Archbold

Day 1,2,3,4,6 and 7 lunches

Endless supply of tea and coffee

What is not included in price:


Other meals


Airport transfers

Day 5 expenses associated with a day out to explore Durham city

Logistics / Hotel

The nearest airport and train station is Newcastle upon Tyne.

The nearest hotels are:

Holiday Inn -

Please check T&C (


  • Deposit, £50; Price, £350

    Pay deposit of £50 to secure your place. The full price is £350. Deposit of £50 to be payed to secure the place. The rest amount to be paid by 12th of December.

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