Sat, 11 Nov|
Arts Center Washington
Textured Wetfelted Beret Workshop
Welcome to my felted textured beret workshop. You will learn how to create a soft well draped, beautiful and high-quality felted beret, create a smooth and textured décor with the help of fibres and yarns.
Time & Location
11 Nov 2023, 09:00 – 17:00
Arts Center Washington, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE38 8AB
About The Event
This workshop is suitable for beginners.
You will learn how to create a soft well draped, beautiful and high-quality felted beret, create a smooth and textured decor with the help of fibres and yarns. How to calculate coefficient of shrinkage and build a hat pattern to create seamless well fitted hat.
You will learn non traditional felting technique called fibre lamination which is very popular amongst Eastern European feltmakers. It allows to create a soft, light, well draped, easy to stretch felt which also keeps shape well and as a result is widely used in making of felted clothes.
- merino wool;
- various silk off cuts;
- various silk and viscose fiber;
- knitting yarns;
- all felting tools;
- light refreshment
What to Bring:
I will provide light refreshment and main materials necessary to create a hat. You will need to bring the following materials if you have. However, please do not worry I will have majority of materials.
- 2 hand-size towels; and light lunch;
- sharp scissors;
- measuring tape;
- notepad and pen;
- packed lunch.
- little bit of silk, bamboo or any fibre you usually use for your feltmaking projects;
- any wool yarns, recycled sari or wool contain yarns;
- some scraps of felt, this could be past rejected project;
- few scraps of heavy silk, like habotai;
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Felted beret workshop
Felted Hat workshop £75 to be payable during booking.£80.00