Handmade Whale Wreath

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Handmade Whale Wreath by Laura Winser, textile artist and tutor. Textile Art - Wreath. Base 25cm


Handmade by Laura Winser, textile artist and tutor. This piece of textile art features several hand embroidery techniques and embellishment using mixed wool felt and ombre yarn to create texture and interest. The whale’s stuffing is made from recycled polystyrene filling. This piece would make a perfect addition to your nursery/children’s bedroom/playroom with soft calming tones. The base is 25cm.


Laura Winser is a textile artist and tutor from the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles, Outer Hebrides of Scotland. She is also a cardiac intensive care nurse and since 2015, she has lived in Kingsbridge with her husband and now with two young children. Laura designs from the Garden Mill Studio in Kingsbridge where she produces work in a variety of media, primarily textiles which she sells in outlets across the South Hams and Western Isles and through her own exhibitions and events.

She uses her creativity to find mindful ways to manage her well-being after being diagnosed with a progressive hearing loss disorder which also results in balance issues and variable tinnitus. Laura also set up Kingsbridge Crafters after finding a need in her local community for a group that promotes wellbeing through creativity, community and skill-sharing. This group also collaborates with other local groups and initiatives.

Follow Garden Mill on social media facebook.com/gardenmillstudio | instagram.com/gardenmillstudio

Follow Laura on social media through http://lintr.ee/fionnandrose

As well as Kingsbridge Crafters on social media through http://linktr.ee/kingsbridgecrafters