10:00 to 5:00
May 19, 2012
Feltmaking is an ancient art form used for both the creation of wearables as well as artistic self expression. Learn about the art of feltmaking and create your own beautiful 2 & 3 dimensional items from wool. We will discuss the history of feltmaking, what factors make a quality felt, choosing the right wool for the project, preparation, combining needle and wet felting, and post production embellishment. This is an in-depth, hands-on, exploration of feltmaking for those with little or no experience, providing the building blocks to take feltmaking in any direction you chose.
Students should bring: one large sponge, one bath towel & one hand towel, 1 plastic mixing bowl, sharp sewing scissors.
Costs – Early Bird $90/ Regular $100 plus $15 for wool and instructions.