CROFT7 - Working with Nature


  Sheila Bates      Textile Artist
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 Natural fibres, natural dyes reflecting the Scottish Highlands Environment.


    Commissions in private collections,
a suite of four works at   The Torridon  Inn Lodge rooms. 
            Wall Hangings,    Hats, 
Felt Jewelry,     

Innnovative designs      Cafetiers,        Florries  sheep fleece felted rugs. 





















  


 










  Les Bates

   Gardener, Writer and Photographer
              


   Les is a professional gardener, trained and qualified in Forestry and also Applied Environmental Science at Inverness College as a mature student. 
  Works at practical application and written and photographic presentation of  subject matter.  Has assisted a number of Environmental organisations in Scotland.
   Living and working in the Scottish Highlands permanently since 1978.   With   examples of his work in many locations, woodlands , estates , community projects, schools and in private gardens.





    Community Orchard design and Planting, Beauly.