UNTIL THE BIG E - Sept 12 - 28, 2014
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2014 Fiber Festival Workshops

 

 

Beautiful Blooms - Wet Felted

Kristen Walsh

November 1, Room One from 9:30-11:00 am

Maximum Class Size: 20

Skill Level: Beginner.

 

In this workshop we will make beautiful three-dimensional flowers using wet felting techniques. As time permits, students will learn how to embellish their blooms with needle felting and learn how to make a vine and stamen to further enhance their work of art!

 

Instructor Provided Supplies and Equipment: Wool, balls, soap, basins.

 

List of supplies students should bring: Towel.

 

Fee:  $30 

Material fee: $15. Includes wool batt in many colors for flowers, stamen and vine, balls to form flowers, soap, basins, needle, felting needles, foam pad.

 

Needle Felted Angel

Kristen Walsh

November 1, Room One from 11:30-1:00pm

Maximum Class Size: 20

Skill Level: Beginner.

 

In this workshop we will transform wool into a beautiful angel just in time for the holidays.

 

Instructor Provided Supplies and Equipment: Wool, felting, foam pad, embellishments.

 

List of supplies students should bring: Needle felting supplies (needles, pad)

 

Fee: $30

Material Fee: $15. Includes wool in necessary colors to complete project, natiral locks for hair, felting needles, foam pad to borrow (or purchase for $8).

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Tunisian Crochet

Heather McQueen

November 1, Room Two from 11:30-1:00 pm

Maximum Class Size: 12

Skill Level: Beginner. Students should come to class able to work chain and single crochet stitches at minimum.

 

Tunisian crochet combines the intriuge and beauty of crochet stitchs with the finished look of a knit fabric. This introductory workshop will take students through starting a tunisian plece, the four basic stitches, reading tunisian charts, and how to bind off and finish a plece.

 

Instructor Provided Supplies and Equipment: Yard and Tunisian crochet hooks. Students will be able to purchase the hook if they wish.

 

List of supplies students should bring: Yarn and hooks they'd liike ti experiment with, they're usual knit/crochet toolkit of scissors, stitch markers, tapestry needles. A portable craft light, sich as an ott light is helpful, but totally optional.

 

Fee:  $65 

Material fee: $5

 

 

 

 

 

 

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