Classes

Right now I have classes scheduled with the Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild In Ottawa. To sign up you need to contact them here: OVWSG

Nuno Felted Scarf
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Sun, Nov 25, 2018 Link coming soon

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Learn the latest in felt fashion, combining fine wool with fine woven silk to make a fabulous new fabric that drapes wonderfully. Each student will make a beautiful unique scarf using fine merino wool and hand dyed silk in fabulous colours Nuno felt makes a great fabric not only by its self but combined with other fabrics as well. It makes a great fabric for cutting and sewing as well.

Level: Beginner Prerequisite: No prior experience is needed. Experienced felters may discuss more complicated patterns beforehand and take part in this class. Class Size: not more than 6 Time: 10 am – 4 pm Cost: 5 hours – $55 Member/$70 Non-Member Materials fee: $20 Wear clothes that you do not mind getting wet.

 

Felted Flowers

Wed Evening, Feb 7, 2018 link coming soon

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Description: Make two different types of flowers in this fun evening class. You will use fine merino wool and delicate silk hankies. Learn to make stamens and stems to give your flowers more interest. You will take home a pattern so you can make more flowers at home.

Level: Beginner
Prerequisite: No previous experience is needed
Class Size: not more than 10
Students should bring: scissors, cloths that can get wet or a water proof apron.
Cost: 2.5h – $30 Member/$35 Non-Member
Materials fee: $10 material fee: includes everything you need and several reusable articles you get to keep.

Felted Hat

Sun, Oct 14, 2018 Link coming soon

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Learn to wet felt with wool and silk while making a hat in your choice of style and colour. Here you will start out will a pile of fine soft merino wool and by the end of the class you will have a custom fit hat.

Level: Beginner
Prerequisite: No previous experience is needed
Class Size: not more than 4
Students should bring: scissors, clothes that can get wet or a water proof apron.
Cost: 5h – $55 Member/ $70 Non-Member
Materials fee: $20 includes everything you need and several reusable articles you get to keep.

 

Wet felted vessel

 1736  November 26, 2017 10:00 am –  

Description: Interested in 3D felting but don’t want a hat? Maybe a decorative vessel/pot is more to your liking. Learn resist method of making felt.. Shape and mold to make a unique piece of art.

Level: Beginner
Cost: $53.10+HST= $60 Members/$66.37+HST= $75 Non-Member 
Class size: 10 
Venue: Studio

Prerequisite: None

Materials fee: $20 material fee: includes everything you need; Wool for the main colour of the vessel, embellishment fibers, resist, bubble wrap, use of tools.

Students should bring: Scissors, clothes that can get wet or a water proof apron.

Wet Felted Slippers

Sun, Jan 21, 2018 Link coming soon

: Make yourself a great pair of custom slippers. Starting with fine loose wool you will learn how to wet felt, while making yourself a personalized pair of slippers in your choice of boat or shoe style. You will have a choice of colour and there will be lots of extra wool in many colours and some hand dyed silk for you to personalize your slippers. Each person will leave with finished slippers.

Level: Beginner (B)

Prerequisite: No Previous experience is needed.

Class Size: 6

Location: Studio

Time: 10am to 4pm

Students should bring: Scissors, cloths that can get wet or a waterproof apron, towel, yarns or fibers you would like to try (optional)

Cost: 5h $53.10+HST= $60 Members / $66.37+HST= $75 Non-Member

Materials fee: $20.00 Material Fee: Wool, Resist to keep, Extra wide Bubble wrap to keep, Embellishment fibers, use of equipment, written instructions.

 

Wet Felted Mittens

Sun, Feb 11, 2018   Link coming soon

Make some no sew, cozy, wet felted Mittens for the winter. Pick your colour and pick your embellishments for a unique pair of mittens. Learn 2 ways to make them fit better at the wrist so you can keep the snow out.

Level: Beginner (B)

Prerequisite: None

Class Size: 12 (2 per table)

Location: Studio

Time: 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Students should bring: Waterproof clothing, scissors and any embellishments students would like to try/use (optional)

Cost: 3.5h $39.82+HST= $45 Members / $48.67+HST= $55 Non-Member

Materials fee: $20.00 wool, resist to keep instructions, bubble wrap, embellishments use of equipment.

Bubble Bracelet

Not scheduled this year. Please contact me if you would like to arrange a class

The cuffs are a fun way to make a statement. Learn basic wet-felting techniques while keeping your wrists stylish. Learn how to make the 3D embellishments reminiscent of underwater life. These are great as is or you can embellish them with buttons, beads, charms or other treasures in the little cups when dry. You will pick you main colour and I will provide lots of extra colours in wool and silk to help you personalize it.  No sewing and no experience necessary.

Level: Beginner (B)

Prerequisite: None

Class Size: 12 (2 per table)

Location: Studio

Time: 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Students should bring: Waterproof clothing, scissors and any embellishments students would like to try/use (optional)

Cost: 3.5h $39.82+HST= $45 Members / $48.67+HST= $55 Non-Member

 

Wet Felted Bird house

Not scheduled this year. Please contact me if you would like to arrange a class

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Make a funky bird house for your fine feathered friends. Starting with loose wool we will make the felt and the bird house at the same time. Everyone leaves with one large or two small bird houses. You will have a variety of shapes and sizes to choose from. You can pick your base colour and there will be lots of extras to deco-rate with. The bird houses are weather resistant and meant to be hung outside to brighten your yard and provide a home for our feathered friends.

Level: Beginner Prerequisite: No prior experience is needed. Experienced felters may discuss more com-plicated patterns beforehand and take part in this class. Class Size: not more than 6 Time: 10 am – 4 pm Cost: 5 hours – $55 Member/$70 Non-Member Materials fee: $15 – $25 depending on size. Wear clothes that you do not mind getting wet.

 

Nuno Felt bracelet
Not scheduled this year. Please contact me if you would like to arrange a class

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Come get a taste of nuno felting with this quick and easy class. Nuno felting is the technique that combines wool and fabric into an great new fabric. Each student will make a cuff style bracelet using silk or open weave cotton fabric and wool in a their choice of colours.

Level: Beginner
Prerequisite: No previous experience is needed
Class Size: not more than 10
Students should bring: scissors, cloths that can get wet or a water proof apron.
Cost: 2.5h – $30 Member/$35 Non-Member
Materials fee: $20 material fee: includes everything you need and several reusable articles you get to keep.

 

 

Needle Felted Ornament or sheep

Not scheduled this year. Please contact me if you would like to arrange a class

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Learn the basics of needle felting, the latest craze! This portable, do-anywhere craft is perfect for the modern busy life and for just relaxing. Using some simple tools you will learn to make shapes to turn into anything you would like. During class you will make a sheep in your choice of colours. You will make your sheep naked and then clothe it in handpicked, hand dyed tiny Bluefaced Leicester curls.

Level: Beginner
Prerequisite: No previous experience is needed
Class Size: not more than 10
Students should bring: scissors, cloths that can get wet or a water proof apron.
Cost: 3h -$35 Member/ $40 Non-Member
Materials fee: $20 material fee: includes everything you need and several reusable articles you get to keep.

 

 

 

Other classes that are available:

  • Needle felting: a hanging bird
  • Needle felted pincushion
  • Wet felted vessel
  • Wet felted slippers
  • Bubble bracelet
  • Wet felted large project: intermediate (jacket or vest)( 2 days)
  • Wet felted cat cave: intermediate (2 days)
  • Felt fingerless mitts, cuffs or wrist warmers
  • Wet felted tea cozy

If you are interested in hosting a class a minimum of 4 people are needed. The maximum is 10 people but numbers depend on space available.