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Felted 3D Vessels Class, May 4, 2019

Felted 3D Vessels Class, May 4, 2019
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75.00 CA$ (58.51 US$)
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Colorful Wet-Felted Purse or Vessel Workshop

Time: Saturday May 4th 2019 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Cost: $75 Instruction fee and $15 materials fee

In this workshop we’ll be making a colourful, seamless felt project using resists (barriers between layers of felt). Some experience with wet-felting will be helpful, but beginners will be able to work at their own pace by choosing a less complex project. We’ll work through the steps of completing the project together, but there will be lots of opportunity to use your own creativity to make a uniquely personal object. The techniques learned in this class will provide you with a strong foundation for exploring felt-making further on your own.

We’ll be covering:

  • A brief overview of how to make felt;
  • How to use resists to create hollow objects such as purses, bags and other vessels;
  • How to create beautifully complex colours by layering different colours of wool;
  • How to use shibori tieing to create surface relief and reveal underlying layers of colour.

Materials and Equipment: The $15 kit fee covers the wool, fibre, upholstery thread, yarn, resist material and bubble wrap supplies that you will need. We’ll email those who register a detailed list of other items for you to bring.

Workshop instructor: Fay Hodson

Fay has been wet and needle felting for over 15 years and has had her work in a variety of shows and sales. She is a member of the Alberta Craft Council, Felt:feutre, Sheep Creek Weavers and the Bragg Creek Artisans. She is currently enrolled in the BFA program at the Alberta College of Art and Design. To see some of her felt pieces, check out FayHodson.com

Skill Level: Some wet-felting experience is helpful but not necessary.

Please note that this workshop and is intended for adults. Children over twelve may register if accompanied by an adult.

Minimum of 3 participants, Maximum of 5. We will take additional names for a wait list. 

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