Wed, 05 Sep | Team Valley

8 weeks feltmaking course

Eight weeks feltmaking course is designed for a complete beginner who would like to learn various feltmaking techniques.
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8 weeks feltmaking course

Time & Location

05 Sep 2018, 18:30 – 24 Oct 2018, 20:30
Team Valley, K35 Eleventh Avenue North, Team Valley, Gateshead NE11 0DY, UK

About The Event

05.09.18 - 24.10.18

6.30pm - 8.30 pm

Wednesday evening

Course suitability:

This craft felt making course is suitable for completed beginners

Main information:

Eight weeks felt making course is designed for a complete beginner who would like to learn various feltmaking techniques. The price includes basic materials pack. I would encourage students to start collecting own materials and the list will be provided before the course.

Week 1. Students will be learning about various wool and its suitability for different projects. Few samples using various wool will be created. The main purpose of this day is to learn few different wool layouts and felting techniques.

Weeks 2. Students will be experimenting with felt embellishment using various fibre, yarns and fabrics. Few samples will be created during the lesson.

Week 3. Students will be learning how to create felted shibori making various samples.

Week 4. Introduction to 3D seamless felt. The technique then will let learners to create various projects such as bags, hats, ipad cases, cushions and many more.

Week 5. 3D seamless felt introducing elements of shibori and other embellishment. Introduction to wool bats.

Week 6. Introduction to nuno felt. Students are now comfortable working with wool and will be able to create as many samples as possible using various nuno felt techniques.

Week 7 and Week 8 is the final project. Students will be creating the project of their choice incorporating techniques learned using own materials.

You will be receiving home work every week and would require use own materials.

All 8 classes have to be attended and payment to be made in full. However, if for any reason, you are not able to attend one of the lessons, then the full PDF tutorial and one hour in the studio should help to catch up.

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