Discover the ancient technique of felt making and it’s revival! From basic flat felting to luxurious surface design, this six week class progresses into Cobweb felting, felt collage, seamless accessory, exploring felt embellishments and finally, felt hat making. Printed materials with description will be provided. Instructor will have wool fibers as well as silk fabric, exotic thread, variety of yarn available for purchase. Extra supplies will be shared during each week.
Week 1. Flat Felt making (basic wet felting technique)
Week 2. Class #2 - collage making, (nuno felting technique)
Week 3. Cobweb felting technique (making accessory - scarf)
Week 4. Felting with resist (making a bag)
Week 5. Felt Hat making (basic)
Week 6. Sculptural felt/ 3 D - making lamp shade.
A supply list will be provided by the instructor one week prior to the start of class.
Teaching Artist: Nelly Kouzmina