Sat, 19 Jan|
Birtley Methodist Church
Workshop: Winter Wall Hanging (Wet Felting)
Paint with wool and other fibres, create a wool picture and learn basics of feltmaking in the comfort of my colourful feltmaking studio.
Time & Location
19 Jan 2019, 10:00 – 17:00
Birtley Methodist Church, 8 Gladstone Terrace, Birtley, Chester le Street DH3 1DR, UK
About The Event
This craft and feltmaking workshop is suitable for beginners.
Paint with wool and other fibres, create a wool felted picture and learn basics of feltmaking (wet felting) in the comfort of my colourful feltmaking studio.
This wet felting workshop is designed for a complete beginner. You will get an introduction into different types of wool and which wool to use for which felting project. I will teach a wool layout, how to paint with wool, creating interesting texture by using various fibre, feltmaking and finishing techniques.
You will take home the wall hanging designed and created by yourself and new skills in felting being able to experiment and create amazing projects.
You will learn:
- classical wool layout;
- painting with silk fabric and other fiber;
- various felting techniques.
- merino wool;
- various silk and other fiber;
- knitting yarns;
- all felting tools;
- light refreshment
What to bring:
- 2 hand-size towels;
- latex gloves;
- plastic bag to take your work home;
- a small plastic container for water;
- notebook and pen;
- ruler or measuring tape;
- olive oil soap is optional; and
- packed lunch.
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Full Price is £65, Deposit £25
Please pay a deposit of £35 and the balance to be paid 3 weeks before the workshop either by bank transfer or cheque.£25.00