Beginners Extension Workshop May 1st
May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$40.00
For all queries, questions or clarifications please email the Feltwest Workshop Co-ordinator at email@example.com.
Feltwest Beginners Extension classes aim to teach a range of new felting techniques to people who have completed the Beginners Class and want to know more. The Extension Classes will be based around making samples using different techniques, taking account of the specific interests of the participants. Class sizes will be small with a maximum of 6 participants per tutor.
Classes will be of 3 hours duration from 1-4pm. Arrive by 12.30 for a 1pm start.
The May 1st class will teach how to NUNO felt.
Nuno is a technic that incorporates fabric as well as wool generally creating a softer draping fabric. However it can be firm, very textural and tactile.
Both results can be used to make the entire garment or used as embellishments such as cuffs, collars, sleeves, panels, a matching broach or as trim (etc) in a creation or to make a complete garment.
- Fine Layering of wool
- Even layering
- Fabric selection
- Laying of fabrics
- Basic Felting
- How to fashion button hole for decoration or for closure
- Basic fulling
- Felting kit* for each person
- general notes
- samples of the technique
- Needle & thread
- Scissors ✂️
- Iron & ironing board
* Felting Kit contents
- Bubble wrap
- Small bucket & liquid soap (1per table)
- Plastic shopping bags
- Grip mat
Student to bring
- 1 piece fine silk fabric 300x300mm (think opp shop silk garment/s)
- Towel and tea towel
- $10:00 for packet of hand dyed fine Merino wool and fabric scraps
- bring, up to, 100grams of fine merino and scrapes of fabrics
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The room is booked from 9.30 onwards and other Feltwest members will be there felting. You are welcome to turn up anytime from 9.30 onwards to meet other members and work on your own felt project.
- Workshops held at Craft House Alexander Park, Clyde Street, Menora, WA.
- tea and coffee provided
- BYO Lunch