37. Wet Felting- Make a Felted Hat
Instructor: Mary Curik Fee: $65 + tax
Mat. Fee: $10
Saturday June 29th 10:30-3:30p
Use Wet-felting techniques to create an alpaca/wool hat using a resist and a hat form, and you’ll have a finished hat at the end of class! Felted hats are made with alpaca or other wool fiber – we use about 4 ounces of prepared carded alpaca for one hat. Welt felting is done with hot soapy water and a vinyl resist is used to create a generic brimmed hat shape. The partially felted hat shape is then more firmly felted around a hat form to create the finished cloche, fedora, western or other style. You’ll leave with a finished felted hat. We’ll also do some embellishing and trim our creations – you can also add more embellishment to it later, or even dye it to a color you wish. Time for a sack lunch, or visit a local café.
Instructor supplies: alpaca or other wool felting fiber; vinyl resist templates for hat or bag; felting mesh; instruction sheets; miscellaneous supplies; felting tools needed for class.
Student supplies: wear clothes that can get wet; apron, rubber gloves if desired; two towels, and lunch (or go to nearby café.).
38. Temari Instructor: Cathlena Burr Fee: $35 + tax
Date: July 10th 1:30-4:30 pm Mat Fee $3
Cathlena will teach the basics of this ancient Chinese and Japanese thread ball. Beautiful geometric designs create these lovely embroidered decorations or ornaments. Please come to class with your Styrofoam ball prewound with sewing thread. Make an appointment with Cathlena to get quick and easy instructions. Student Supplies: 300 yard spool of all-purpose sewing thread, 1 spool Gold Rush, ½ oz. each of 3 colors of perle cotton. Instructor supplies: Chenille needles, marking tools, Styrofoam ball
Date: Saturday August 3rd 11 – 2 pm You will learn the techniques to make a beautiful silk and wool felted scarf. I will teach several ways to aapply the wool to the silk- colors of silk and will will vary and will be dyed before class to compliment the roving. There will be lots of variety of colors, and silk types. Instructor supplies: silk, wools, all the tools needed to make scarf. Student supplies: 2 old towels and love of learning
40. Summer Needle Felting Fun
Instructor: Mary Curik Fee: $15 + tax Mat Fee: $10
Date: Saturday May 4th 1-3 pm
Welcome summer with needle-felted flowers, pins or brooches, decorated cards, embellishments for hats and bags, and more! Class includes a needle felting kit to take with you as well as class supplies. We’ll use cookie cutters to guide our felted shapes as well as any of your own creations. You can use your needle felting skills on any fabrics or garments as well. There’ll be lots of trims and bling in class to add to your needle felted pieces of art too!
41. 3-Dimensional Art Felt Workshop
Instructor: Denise Davis Fee: $40 + tax
Date: Saturday August 10th 1-3:30 pm
Artfelt is the combination between wet felting and needle felting. Learn the basics- what materials to use, working with the Artfelt fabric, felting and finishing.
Instructor supplies: syllabus, material , samples, materials for small project.
Student supplies: Basic needle felting kit and primary color- 1-2 oz. roving.
Instructor: Charlene Finiello Fee: $65 + tax
Dates: Tuesdays August 20,, 27, September 3 & 10th 1-3 pm
Students will learn the basic double stitch, rings, chains, joinings, picots, and will make a bookmark.Instructor Supplies: patterns, all supplies- threads and shuttles
43. Nuno Felted Poncho
Instructor: Libby Casarez Fee: $50 + tax
Mat. Fee: #25
Date: Saturday August 3rd 11-3:30 pm (bring a lunch or snack- no time to go out)
Using tufts of merino wool roving and silk fabric, students will learn how to design a silk piece of fabric and wool into a beautiful poncho that is lightweight and a great addition to any wardrobe.
Instructor supplies: wool, silk, tools to make the garment
Student supplies: 2 towels & their own lunch
A. Basic Papermaking-Kids Camp Instructor: Denise Davis Fee: $35 + tax Date: Wednesday June 21th 1-4 pm
We will make pulp from recycled paper, learn to throw a basic sheet, enhance with texture and additives. Ages 10 and up ! Instructor supplies: Everything Student supplies: small amounts of fibers, things for embellishment if they have something.
more kids classes to be added by June 1st– look under Kids Fiber Camp