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Sat, 11 Nov

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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.

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Textured Wetfelted Beret Workshop
Textured Wetfelted Beret Workshop

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. 

What includes:

  • 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. 

Optional:

  • 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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Tickets

  • Felted beret workshop

    Felted Hat workshop £75 to be payable during booking.

    £80.00
    Sale ended

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