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We shall be at Woolfest!

DT Craft and Design's will be at Woolfest 2018. We'll be on stall c63-64, and Woolfest takes place on 22nd-23rd June 2018

We’re delighted to confirm that we shall be at Woolfest again this year! We have our usual stall at C63-64 and we’ll be bringing our ever-expanding range of goodies – synthetic dyes, natural dyestuffs and extracts including Botanical Colors liquid extracts, kool aid, kits, books and dye equipment. Our range of undyed yarns and fibres […]

Homeless info Salford

Homeless info Salford

Please feel free to download this pdf and print out so you can give this info to anyone you see who may need it. Thanks! Homeless Resource Info Salford

Meet the Artist: An Interview with…. Don

Meet the Artist: An Interview with…. Donna Cooper

Welcome to my new blog slot – Meet the Artist! I meet so many interesting people, either in person at shows and at my workshops, or virtually through the business or website. As these meetings are often fleeting I thought it would be fun to find out a bit more, to explore what inspires people, […]

Sock Blank Dyeing – Black Sheep Wools

debbie tomkies of dt craft and design on her sock blank workshop at black sheep wools

Sock blank dyeing is one of my favourite workshops and it’s always great to get back into dyeing after the Christmas break and my first workshop of 2018 was a blast! My students worked their socks off (sorry!) and we had a super day. From polka dots to stripes and even watermelons the room was […]

Introduction to Dyeing – Black Sheep Woo

Introduction to dyeing with procion dyes with Debbie Tomkies at Black Sheep Yarns

Just one place left on my workshop at Black Sheep Wools in Culcheth next Saturday (20th May). Spend a fun day with me, learning about colour theory, handpainting, speckles, rainbow dyeing and how to get the colours you want. Round off the day by choosing a skein from my range of luxurious base yarns and […]

OCA – Mixed Media for Textiles – Textile

OCA Mixed Media for Textiles Learning Log - Textiles Degree

One of the frustrations of having had a broken back has been that my OCA Textiles Degree work was effectively on hold between March and December. As I was supposed to have finished, not only Module 2 – Mixed Media for Textiles – but also Module 3 by the end of September this is not […]

Workshops and Classes for 2017 – Now bei

Workshops and classes with Debbie Tomkies of DT Craft and Design and Making Futures

Workshops and classes for 2017 are at long last starting to appear on the website. In addition to some favourite regular venues, I’m thrilled to be able to announce our new venue, Open Studios Altrincham, which is a lovely art studio in the centre of Altrincham, Cheshire. Easily accessible by Metrolink, train and bus, Open […]

Make a Card – Share a Smile! Thank you e

Cards made by local Sale residents for Make a Card - Share a Smile with Debbie Tomkies and Making Futures

Latest news from Make a Card – Share a Smile! Phew, all the cards have now been dropped off! The lovely people of Sale, Trafford Young Carers, Brooklands Primary, Ravelry and the knitting, crochet, craft community have made well over 200 cards to be distributed to older people in Sale who might not otherwise receive […]