Eco Coffins

Soft, practical and comforting wool
options for an ecological funeral

“Very real, very grounded, very simple, very beautiful…Your work is so important and so very valuable. Thank you!” – Emma, Sun Rising Natural Burial Ground

“It was the most beautiful funeral I’ve ever been to – yet probably the least expensive. When my friend’s mother died aged 96 her family dispensed with all modern death practices… no embalming, no crematorium and no coffin…”  – Janice Turner, The Times

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Bellacouche is open for funeral work: if you would like to
visit our Chapel Workshop in Chagford, Devon, UK,
please call Yuli to make an appointment.  

For more information please call
Yuli Sømme on
07763 935897 or email:

If you are doing research, please explore my Articles.

Wool felt shop

Felting kits and beautiful felt products for the home,
carefully hand-crafted from the region’s best wool.

Bellacouche Wool Felt Studio

At Bellacouche, textile artist and maker Yuli Sømme lovingly creates earth friendly organic felt products from the region’s holistically managed wool flocks.

Wool Felt for you and your home
I design and hand-make beautiful felted organic wool items for your home, from cosy hot-water-bottle covers to fun tea cosies, easy (plastic-free) felting kits to warm, comfy boot or shoe insoles.
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Wool Felt for green burial
Wool creates a soft and comforting focus for a funeral ceremony.
Our loved one is wrapped in the gentle folds of a thick wool felt cocoon or shroud. I offer a unique range of biodegradable coffin alternatives for natural burial or cremation. My work focuses on practical aesthetics, natural burial and minimising the environmental impact of cremation.
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Caring for the Planet and Animal Welfare
I carefully source sustainable natural materials as ethically and locally as I can, working in harmony with nature and protecting the earth.
The fine Shetland wool comes direct from Fernhill Farm in Somerset.
More about Bellacouche…

Bellacouche brochure – PDF to download and print

Bellacouche brochure
Good Funeral Guild
Good Funeral Award
Good Funeral Award
Devon Guild of Craftsmen
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