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
#1640 Winter (Sunday) Feb 6, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm
#1652 Winter (Sunday) Dec 11, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm

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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
#1639 Thursday, Feb 11 2016, 7 – 9:30 pm

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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

# 1653 Winter (Sunday) Feb 28, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm

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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 Bird house

#1620 Saturday, April 9, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm

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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
#1618 Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016, 7 – 9 pm

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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 –

#1619 Sunday, Nov 27, 2016, 1 – 4 pm

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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.