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This workshop is designed to introduce students to 3D needle felting using wire armatures. Focus will be on creating a Woylie, a Western Australian native animal. Peta will introduce students to the basic tools and techniques to set them on their needle felting journey. Throughout the workshop, students will learn a range of techniques including wrapping, shaping, felting and sculpting wool around a wire armature. Peta will bring along a range of samples of her 3D needle felted work to…Find out more »
In this two-day class we will create a unique fantasy hat or tea cosy with complex design elements. Individual pattern templates will be drawn using each participant’s head/ tea pot measurements, and shrinkage factors will be discussed to create a resist. We will felt around the resist to make a hollow form as the basis for our hat or cosy. The application of additional design elements such as nuno, cords, spikes, flaps and pockets will be explored. Techniques will be learned to full, shrink, stretch, steam and…Find out more »